Alliance Air operates air services in the North East Region under an MoU with the North
      Eastern Council (NEC). It also operates flights between Agatti and the mainland under an
      undertaking of grant of Viability Gap Funding (VGF) by the Lakshadweep Administration.
      Further, it has charter operations on Portblair/Car Nicobar/Portblair with CRJ aircraft once a
      week on behalf of the Andaman and Nicobar Administration from July 2014.
      Hotel Corporation of India Limited
           Subsequent to the sale of 3 units of HCI (Centaur Mumbai Airport, Centaur Juhu Beach,
      Mumbai and Indo Hokke Hotel Ltd., Rajgir) as a part of disinvestment process as approved by
      the Government of India, at present, there are three units of HCI viz., Centaur Lake View Hotel
      (CLVH), Srinagar, Centaur Delhi Airport (CHDA) including Chefair Flight Catering (CFCD),
      Delhi and Chefair Flight Catering (CFCM), Mumbai.
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      Pawan Hans Limited
           Pawan Hans Limited (PHL) was incorporated in October, 1985 (under the name of
      ‘Helicopter Corporation of India Limited’) as a government company under the Companies Act.
      It was established with the primary objective of providing helicopter support services to the oil
      sector in offshore exploration, operate in hilly and inaccessible areas and make available charter
      flights for promotion of travel and tourism. The registered office of Pawan Hans is located in
      New Delhi, corporate office at Noida and its regional offices are at Mumbai, New Delhi and
      Guwahati. The Company is providing helicopter services to several state governments namely,
      Meghalaya, Mizoram, Maharashtra, Tripura, Sikkim, Odisha, Himachal Pradesh and Ministry of
      Home Affairs. It has provided 04 Dauphin helicopters to Andaman & Nicobar Islands and 02
      Dauphin helicopters to Lakshadweep Islands. The Company is also providing helicopter services
      to NTPC, GAIL, GSPC and Oil India.
           Pawan Hans has emerged as one of Asia’s largest helicopter operators having a well-
      balanced own operational fleet of 43 helicopters at present with pan India presence. Pawan Hans
      has been able to secure long-term contracts with institutional clients mainly in the oil industry
      and government sector mainly under competitive tender conditions.
           It has been providing helicopter support for offshore operation of ONGC for carrying its
      men and vital supplies round the clock to drilling rigs situated in Bombay off-shore platforms.
      Pawan Hans operates to ONGC’s Rigs (mother platforms and drilling rigs) and production
      platforms (wells) within a radius of 130 nm. from the main land at Mumbai.
           Pawan Hans runs the helicopter services from Phata to the Holy Shrine of Kedarnath during
      the yatra seasons i.e., May-June and September-October every year. It has also provided
      helicopter services for the Shri Amarnath Shrine.
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      Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi
           The Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) was set up at Fursatganj, Raebareli
      (Uttar Pradesh) to bring about a quantum improvement in the standards of flying and ground
      training of commercial pilots in the country. The Akademi is equipped with most modern and
      sophisticated trainer aircraft along with their associated simulator with 180° view. Up-to-date
      audio-visual training aids and other facilities for effective ground training. It employs qualified