Updated:1 year, 2 months ago
Dimapur (Nagaland), Mar 2 (ANI): The government of Nagaland launched its air cargo service from Dimapur Airport on March 2. Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio flagged off the first service. This new service is a joint venture of the Department of Horticulture, Nagaland, and Airport Authority of India with Air India (AAI) and Indigo as airline partners. Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio flagged off 111 cartoons of perishable and non-perishable fruits and vegetables including some finished products. “The producers of Naga farmers will not go to waste and entrepreneurs will now have the opportunity to dispatch the farm products to metropolitan cities with the introduction of Air Cargo Services in Dimapur,” said Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio. Regional Executive Director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), North-East Region, M Suresh, in his keynote address, said the cargo operation, which was approved on February 22, will have a special impact on the economy of Nagaland.