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PM Modi inaugurated CARO at Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 05-03-2024
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The Prime Minister recently inaugurated the Civil Aviation Research Organization (CARO) center in Hyderabad, at Begumpet Airport. This is a major development for the aviation sector in Telangana. 

In addition, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone and dedicated multiple development projects worth over Rs 6,800 crores in Sangareddy, Telangana.


  • CARO has been set up by the Airports Authority of India to enhance research and development (R&D) activities within the civil aviation sector. 
  • The facility, which cost over Rs 350 crores and has a 5-STAR-GRIHA Rating and complies with Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) norms, will provide a global research platform for the aviation community. 
  • CARO will carry out in-house and collaborative research to provide indigenous and innovative solutions.
  • The comprehensive laboratory capabilities of CARO will support future research and development initiatives in the aviation sector. 
  • The center will also use data analytics capabilities for operational analysis and performance measurement. 
  • The primary R&D activities at CARO will include addressing airspace and airport related safety, capacity and efficiency improvement programs, looking into major airport infrastructure challenges, and developing technologies.

Other projects

Road projects:

The Prime Minister inaugurated two National Highway projects - Kandi to Ramsanpalle section of NH-161 and Miryalaguda to Kodad Section of NH-167. The former is a part of Indore - Hyderabad Economic Corridor, and it will reduce travel time between Hyderabad and Nanded by 3 hours. The latter will boost tourism and economic activity in the region. 

Rail projects

The Sanathnagar - Moula Ali rail line was doubled and electrified, and six new station buildings were inaugurated by the Prime Minister as part of the MMTS Phase - II project.

The project includes six new station buildings at Ferozguda, Suchitra Centre, Bhudevi Nagar, Ammuguda, Neredmet and Moula Ali Housing Board stations. Doubling and electrification work will improve punctuality and speed of trains in the region. The Prime Minister inaugurated the MMTS Train Service connecting new areas in the eastern part of the city with the Western part of the twin city region.

Oil projects

The Prime Minister inaugurated the 1212 km Indian Oil Paradip-Hyderabad Product Pipeline, which ensures safe and economical transportation of petroleum products from Paradip Refinery to delivery stations in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana


Answer: Hyderabad

Answer: Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad
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