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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
SPICEJET CARGO FLIGHT TAKES OFF FROM VIZAG AIRPORT An exclusive freighter cargo service operated by SpiceJet was flagged off from Visakhapatnam international airport on Tuesday. The six day service cargo flight will connect Chennai, Visakhapatnam and Surat on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays while it will connect Chennai, Visakhapatnam and Kolkata on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. On the first route, flight SG7051 will leave Chennai at 10:25am and reach Visakhapatnam at 11:50am. Subsequently, it will leave for Surat at 01:05pm and reach at 03:20pm. On the second route, the schedule will remain the same till Visakhapatnam, after which the flight will go to Kolkata.The total capacity of the flight is around 21 tonnes. Following the launch, the flight left for Kolkata. Visakhapatnam MP MVV Satyanarayana, who was present at the launch, said that this will create opportunity to export pharmaceuticals, marine and agriculture products in the near future. K Vijayamohan, president of Tours and Travels Association of Andhra Pradesh said that the association will confer with airlines to prepare proposals for more services from Visakhapatnam
IAS OFFICER TRAINEES VISIT VISAKHAPATNAM PORT TRUST Deputy Chairman of Visakhapatnam Port Trust P L Haranadh welcomed trainee IAS officers to Visakhapatnam Port Trust who came to the city on Tuesday as part of their study tour. In connection with this, the Deputy Chairman made a presentation on the available infrastructure facilities, cargo handling capacity, modernisation and mechanisation, covered storage facilities, solar power, sewage treatment plant for its internal and industrial purpose, investment potential and zone of opportunities in exploring imports and export improvements in Visakhapatnam Port. The trainee IAS officers raised certain questionsregarding Port operations for which Deputy Chairman explicitly answered their questions.The meeting has been attended by Heads of Departments and senior officers of VPT.
RINL RECONSTITUTES WOMEN IN PUBLIC SECTOR (WIPS) The Forum of Women in Public Sector (WIPS) has been reconstituted its managing committee in RINL. Its inaugural meet, held on Tuesday, was chaired by Debashish Ray, ED (HR). Lalan Kumar, general manager (Rajbhasha) and Administ ration incharge is the honorary president of WIPS and K. Sarala, DGM (I&A), D&E is the new coordinator of %VIPS. G.Vaidehi, Sr. Manager (Operations), SMS 2, is the general secretary. WIPS, RINL brings laurels to company by achieving recognition at national level and conducting different activities in related fields. The tenure of the committee will be for a period of two years The objectiws and related activities were discussed in the meeting. The committee members decided to celebrate In-ternational Women''s Day on March 9 in RINL. This apart, various programmes for women, promoting welfare measures, supporting and felicitating achievers will also be heldall along the year.