Hyderabad: The Centre is proposing to establish a Civil Aviation Research Centre (CARO) at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad, Civil Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia told Chevella MP Dr G Ranjith Reddy in Lok Sabha on Thursday..
Replying to a query from Dr Ranjith Reddy, the minister informed that the Airport Authority of India will execute the project at a cost of Rs 402 .13 crore. The project will be completed by end of 2023. The proposed CARO will have research and development facilities, airports and Air Navigation Services (ANS), air traffic management communications domain simulators, network emulator, visualisation and analysis labs, surveillance labs navigation systems emulation and simulation labs, Scindia said.
CARO will also house cybersecurity and threat analysis labs and will have data management, project support, software solutions and tools, and network infrastructure centres. Reddy also sought to know if the Government proposed to set up an Aviation University at Begumpet Airport for imparting education relating to the aviation sector in view of the huge space available at the airport, which is located in the middle of the city. To this, Scindia said in the statement that no such proposal was currently under consideration of the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
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