"The agenda of the meeting would include reduction of VAT on Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) by state governments, formation of a dedicated agency for facilitation of civil aviation matters in the state, compliance of the Civil Aviation Requirements (CARs) by the State governments/ PSUs which operate aircraft for VIPs and updation of the details of all the approved or operational helipads in the state," the Ministry of Civil Aviation said in a statement on Friday.
The delegates attending the meeting would also deliberate upon connectivity issues and development of new airports in different states.
The identification of the places of importance for encouraging air connectivity and underwriting of seats on new routes between towns identified for the promotion of regional/remote connectivity by the state governments or industrial houses would also be discussed at the meeting.
The construction and development of smaller airports, sharing cost of provision of security by CISF, reduction of property tax rate for the airport land and provision of land and extension of roads and utilities for the development of low cost-airports would be other important issues to be discussed during the meeting.
The meeting will be addressed by Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh and Minister of State for Civil Aviation K. C. Venugopal.
--IBNS (Posted on 06-09-2013)