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Kolkata airport new terminal gets award for excellence

February 13, 2014 17:43 IST

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The new integrated terminal building of the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata has been awarded for ‘Excellence in Built Environment 2013’ by the Indian Building Congress.

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Image: An image of Goddess Durga embellishes the wall of the new Kolkata airport.
Photographs: Abhiroop Dey Sarkar

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The airport has also won the IBC trophy for the project, a statement by the airport director said in Kolkata on Thursday.

"The new integrated terminal building has been widely appreciated for its creative architecture, cultural-in-build aesthetic, built environment and passengers' friendly state-of-art Terminal Building in Eastern India," the statement said.

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Image: The new Kolkata airport. While the walls are beautified with photographs of traditional folk dances of Bengal, the roof carries lines from Rabindranath Tagore's works.
Photographs: Abhiroop Dey Sarkar

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Union Minister Girija Vyas presented the award to B P Sharma, city airport director, at a function organised by the IBC under the aegis of Ministry of Urban Development on February 7 in New Delhi.


Image: Floral decoaration adorns the new Kolkata airport.
Photographs: Abhiroop Dey Sarkar

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