New Delhi [India]: Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday visited project Seabird at Karwar Naval Base, Karnataka, accompanied by the Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba.
Sitharaman 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 and a meeting was also held on enhanced land compensation issues with all stakeholders present to assess the status of the release of payment of land compensation to ex-land owners.
Sitharaman directed that the pending cases are to be processed on fast track to bring relief to ex-land owners. (ANI)