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Key Panel Recommends Zurich Airport as Developer for Jewar Airport

A government notification for land acquisition for the proposed international airport in Jewar. (File photo/PTI)

A government notification for land acquisition for the proposed international airport in Jewar. (File photo/PTI)

A meeting of the project monitoring and implementation committee (PMIC) for the upcoming Greenfield International Airport in Lucknow made the recommendation to the state government.

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  • Last Updated: December 2, 2019, 6:28 PM IST
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Noida (UP): An Uttar Pradesh government panel on Monday recommended the selection of Zurich Airport International AG as the developer for the Jewar airport, touted to be the biggest airport in India, officials said.

A meeting of the project monitoring and implementation committee (PMIC) for the upcoming Greenfield International Airport in Lucknow made the recommendation to the state government, officials said.

"The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the chief secretary to the UP government. The PMIC has recommended the highest bidder Zurich Airport as the preferred bidder to the state government," Nodal officer for the airport project Shailendra Bhatia said.

The state cabinet will soon take the final decision on the developer, he told PTI.

The Swiss firm had on November 29 emerged as the highest bidder to develop the Jewar airport on the outskirts of Delhi, outbidding competitors like Adani Enterprises, DIAL and Anchorage Infrastructure Investments Holding.

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