Deoghar airport gets DGCA license for flight operation
As the rescue operation for the people lying trapped in the cabins of ropeway service at Deoghar concluded, two good news also came for the temple town as Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) granted license for the landing and off take of aircraft from Deoghar Airport and simultaneously the new DEMU train service between Deoghar and Sultanganj was launched.
Sharing the news of DGCA license grant for the Deoghar Airport through his official twitter handle today, Nishikant Dubey, BJP MP of Godda, said, “DGCA ka license Deoghar Airport ko mil chuka hai. Bas ab vikash ke udaan ka din kisi din bhi tay kiya jaa sakta hai. Prdhan Mantri ji evam manrtri Jyotiraditya Scindhia ka aabhar (DGCA license to Deoghar has been granted. Now, the day to flight of development can be decided at any moment. We are grateful to prime minister and minister, Jyotiraditya Scindia)."
Notably, the DGCA license is quite crucial for any airport for the launch of flight operation as it authorises the aerodrome to be used as regular place for landing and departure on all persons for equal terms and conditions for operation by aircraft requiring specifications of runway and associated facilities including granted exemptions.
Notably, airport facility at Deoghar is quite crucial as large number of devotees visit at temple town from various parts of the country besides abroad to offer prayers at the Baidyanath Dham temple, which is one of the 12 jyotirlinga of the country.
Notably, the foundation stone of Deoghar airport developed jointly by Airport Authority of India, state government and Defence Research and Development organization (DRDO) was laid by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on March 25, 2018.
Meanwhile, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw today also carried out the online inauguration of new DEMU train facility between Deoghar and Sultanganj in Bihar.
Gooda MP, Nishikant Dubey who was present at Deoghar Railway station along with the Railway officials and flagged off the inaugural train journey from Deoghar at around 3 pm today said, “The new train facility launched today by Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnav under the guidance of prime minister Narendra Modi will be very beneficial of large number or devotees who at present have to make the arduous journey in buses of expensive journey in cars etc.”
Notably, the train after leaving from Deoghar at 3.15 pm will cover 131 km journey to reach Sultanganj at around 8.10 pm and during the return it will begin journey from Sultanganj at around 6.10 am in morning to reach Deoghar at 12.10 pm.