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Kolkata airport new terminal gets award for excellence

February 13, 2014 17:43 IST

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

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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Kolkata airport new terminal gets award for excellence

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

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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Kolkata airport new terminal gets award for excellence

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

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.

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