SHILLONG, Aug 25 - Following a direction by Centre, Meghalaya Cabinet on Thursday approved the amendment of Meghalaya Essential Services Maintenance Act, 1980 to include ground handling of the airports as part of essential services.
�We have approved amendment of the Act in order to include ground handling services of the airport under its purview,� Deputy CM Roytre C Laloo told reporters after the meeting held here.
The amendment was made in compliance with the recent direction of the Centre to all the States, Laloo said.
He said that Ministry of Civil Aviation has come up with an integrated civil aviation policy to make regional air connectivity a reality and the policy aims to take flying to the masses by making it affordable and convenient. � PTI