Bhogapuram, one of the most prestigious projects of Andhra Pradesh that will boast an international greenfield airport is going steady. Some of country’s top bidders have shown interest in the project that promises world class airport in Vizianagaram district soon.
Among the top bidders are the infrastructure majors who have seen and achieved it all. GVK, GMR, Adani Ports, Tata, Essel Infra are some of the bidders who are vying to take over the Bhogapuram project.
“Almost 82% of land is under possession for the Bhogapuram greenfield airport. When the environmental clearance is completed, it will be submitted to the PCB by the first week of December 2016,” said a statement from the chief minister office. CM N Chandrababu Naidu is aiming to make Bhogapuram airport one among the top 10 greenfield airports.
The CM held a review on the status of the infra projects in the state with senior officials, and said that the airports of Tirupati, Rajamundry, Vishakapatanam, Vijayawada and Kadapa registered a growth rate of 44 % from April to October 2016.