Press Esc to close
Saturday 10 December 2016
News updated at 8:31 AM IST
Weather
Max: 28.9°C
Min : 18.4°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

'Nod for air cargo complex soon'

Mangalore:Oct 5, 2012 DH News Service

Steps being taken to get CBEC approval: Customs Commissioner

The customs can operate the air cargo complex once it receives approval from the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). "We are taking steps to ensure that CBEC grants approval for air cargo complex at Manglaore airport and the appointment of customs airport at the earliest," said Commissioner of Customs D Purushotham.

He was speaking on 'Promotion of Air Cargo Complex at Mangalore Airport at Bajpe' at Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday.

Submitting a memorandum to the Commissioner, KCCI President Mohammed Ameen said that, "Having an Air Cargo Complex at Mangalore Airport is a long pending demand of the people/trade bodies in the region. We have been demanding for this facility since 1998.

The Airports authority of India has arranged the necessary infrastructure and is awaiting the notification by the CBEC clearing it as Customs Airport," he said.He also complained that the exim trade is using Bangalore, Mumbai and Calicut Airports for their imports and exports. "This causes undue delay in hauling cargo to those Airports and perishable cargoes get damaged," he said and requested Mangalore to be declared as a Customs Airport before the commencement of Kannur International Airport.

A presentation on 'Passenger facilitation at International Airports' was also held. The audience were given information on baggage rules applicable for import of accompanied baggage on arrival and baggage rules applicable on departure.

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
The super yacht Indian Empress, owned by fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya...

The super yacht Indian Empress, owned by fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya...

Students of Metagalli JSS Highschool forms India map during Bharath Matha Pooja programme...

Students of Metagalli JSS Highschool forms India map during Bharath Matha Pooja programme...

Artistes perform during the International Gita Mahotsav-2016 in Kurukshetra...

Artistes perform during the International Gita Mahotsav-2016 in Kurukshetra...

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama at the inauguration of a four-day seminar on legacy...

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama at the inauguration of a four-day seminar on legacy...

Two rats gather in a shrub at the Saint Jacques Tower park, in the center of Paris...

Two rats gather in a shrub at the Saint Jacques Tower park, in the center of Paris...

A wrecked bus after meeting with an accident on the Delhi-Agra National highway due to fog...

A wrecked bus after meeting with an accident on the Delhi-Agra National highway due to fog...

Smoke rises from the house where two Lashkir-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were hiding...

Smoke rises from the house where two Lashkir-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were hiding...

Huge cash seized by the Income Tax department after it conducted searches in Chennai...

Huge cash seized by the Income Tax department after it conducted searches in Chennai...

The carcass of elephant Sidda being shifted in a lorry for the burial at the Manchanbele dam...

The carcass of elephant Sidda being shifted in a lorry for the burial at the Manchanbele dam...

A heater is placed in the enclosure of a tiger to keep big cat warm during cold day at Sanjay...

A heater is placed in the enclosure of a tiger to keep big cat warm during cold day at Sanjay...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523