Panaji: The Manohar International Airport has clinched the prestigious “Best Sustainable Greenfield Airport” award under Aviation Sustainability and Environment at ASSOCHAM 14th International Conference cum Awards for Civil Aviation 2023, New Delhi.
The award was presented for the excellent initiatives taken by GMR Goa International Airport Limited in implementing Sustainability as one of core concepts.
At a grand event organized during ASSOCHAM 14th International Conference cum Awards for Civil Aviation 2023 in New Delhi . Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Government of India presented the award to the senior officials from GGIAL amidst the presence of industry dignitaries and participants.
R V Sheshan, CEO, GMR Goa International Airport Ltd, said that the prestigious forum recognizes the companies engaged in Civil Aviation initiatives that adopt best practices and technological advancement in their daily operations.
“The criteria of Awards are contribution, innovativeness, applicability, relevance and impact potential in their respective areas. The jury evaluated the participants on various parameters and innovative thought process,” he said.
Sheshan said “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award, which reaffirms our steady commitment towards sustainability by best use of the available energy and natural resources.”
He said that sustainability as one of core concepts, New Goa Manohar International Airport is designed to be a zero-carbon footprint airport and will join the elite club of green airports across the world.