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Cabinet okays leasing out AAI land parcel at Indore airport

"The creation of Centre for Perishable Cargo is expected to cater to the employment needs of the local population and has significant employment potential. A total number of 113 persons will be required to manage the CPC," an official release said.

For setting up the CPC, land measuring 1,500 square metres would be leased out to MP Warehousing Logistics Corporation (MPWLC) by AAI. The centre is to be established by MPWLC at Devi Ahilya Bai Airport, Indore, under public private partnership mode. 

The leasing out of the land would help Madhya Pradesh government promote its agriculture and horticulture sectors. According to the release, Madhya Pradesh government's proposal to have such a centre comes in the backdrop of huge demand of export of pharmaceuticals, poultry products and horticulture products in Malwa region in the state.

"This centre will be a state of art facility... It will provide a world class facility under one roof to cater to all requirements of the traders and maintain the quality of produce," the release said. The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave the approval for leasing out land at its meeting on Wednesday.

Besides, the prime minister was apprised about a postal stamp jointly released by Department of Posts and United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) to commemorate International 
Women's Day. 
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