|Published: December 2017|
The Union Minister for Defence, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman arriving at Karwar Naval Base, in Karnataka on December 28, 2017. The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba is also seen.
New Delhi, December 28, 2017: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited project Seabird at Karwar Naval Base, accompanied by the Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba. The Defence Minister was apprised of the existing facilities developed under Phase 1. She also reviewed the status of ongoing/ planned works under Phase 2A.
Early augmentation of the base was directed by the Defence Minister. A meeting was also held on enhanced land compensation issues with all stakeholders present to assess the status of release of payment of land compensation to ex-land owners. Mrs Sitharaman directed that the pending cases are to be processed on fast track to bring relief to ex-land owners.