Gurgaon is set to have a heliport hub, which would cater to the services of air ambulance and disaster management. It has been reported that the aviation company of KP Private Limited will play an important role in this plan. A permanent helipad and control operation room has been suggested by the company.
deal with emergencies, a helicopter would be made available twenty
four hours. It may be very useful in disaster (earthquakes, flood,
fire etc.) affected areas for rescuing people. For medical services,
the chopper would be used as an air ambulance and help carry patients
immediately from one place to another without wasting time.
about the proposal on Monday, Gurgaon
Deputy Commissioner, Shekhar
Vidharthy asked HUDA and MCG to come up with a specific place in
Gurgaon to set a heliport hub. He further added that such kind of
heliport hub will prove to be beneficial for Gurgaon owing to the
number of high rises in the city.
On behalf of KP
Aviation Company, Sanjay Singh, Chief Operating Officer, said that
the helipad hub may be set along with NH-8 and KMP Expressway and
would be the first of its kind in India. "For disaster management,
air ambulance, police patrolling and media coverage of a disaster,
the services of helicopter will be provided free-of-cost," said
Singh, a retired army officer who was awarded Vishishth Sewa medal
for evacuating people during floods in Bihar in 2008, reported
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