Silchar, May 21: Two IAF AN32 aircrafts shipped a consignment of 250 D type cylinders to the Airport Authority of India (AAI) at Silchar airport on Friday.
Sources said this consignment was handed over to the officials of Government of Manipur and were transported to Manipur by road. Credible sources at AAI Silchar Airport informed that AAI extended all necessary support, ensured smooth handling and quick delivery of the cargo.
Sources further informed that Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh intimated that these 250 type D cylinders are the first consignment out of the order of 2000 cylinders placed by Government of Manipur. He also stated that the expenses for these 250 cylinders is borne through the CSR contribution of NHIDCL, sources added.