In a story that has gone viral, Janardhan Bhoir, an entrepreneur and farmer residing in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi, near Mumbai, has reportedly decided to invest in a helicopter worth Rs. 30 crore so that it would make his movement for work more convenient.
Mr. Bhoir, hopes his new planned acquisition will help him sell milk and expand his dairy business across the country. A news report in TimesNow, said Mr. Bhoir, also a builder who recently ventured out to start a dairy business needed to travel across the country to states like Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat, Rajasthan and others from Maharashtra for work.
Expanding Beyond Maharashtra
As most of places Mr. Bhoir travels to do not have airports of their own, he would have to travel for long hours often by road. On suggestion of a friend, Mr. Bhoir decided to think of purchasing a helicopter.
Mr. Bhoir said that the helicopter worth Rs. 30 crore would make his work more convenient. He told reporters that he needs the helicopter for his farming and his dairy business and therefore decided to go for it.
A helicopter was sent to Mr. Bhoir’s village in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi for a trial run recently. He took the village panchayat and some other villagers for a ride in his helicopter too.
The helicopter will is expected be delivered to Mr. Bhoir on March 15, as per various news reports though no details of the helicopter make were revealed. Mr. Bhoir is also planning to build a helipad on a 2.5 acre land with a protective wall around it. The property will have a garage for the helicopter, a pilot room and a technician room. Mr. Bhoir apparently has property worth Rs. 100 crore, according to media reports.