PM Narender Modi To Launch UDAN Air Connectivity Scheme From Shimla
On Thursday, the Union Minister Jayant Sinha said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the government’s air regional connectivity scheme ‘UDAN’ on April 27.
At the 11th edition of the Mindmine Summit organized by the Mindmine Institute, Mr. Sinha disclosed this information.
Addressing the session on ‘India in 2017, Mr. Sinha said that the aviation industry in India is a sunrise sector. We are working towards UDAN or ‘Ude Desh ka har Nagarik’, building efficient regional air connectivity, between the metros and the tier 3 and 4 cities like Shimla, Gorakhpur, Kanpur.
He said that PM Modi will launch UDAN on 27th April and we will add 33 new airports across the small Indian cities in one year. This will be achieved with a subsidy of only Rs 205 crore.
PM Modi is expected to launch the scheme at Jubbarhatti, located on the outskirts of Shimla on April 27.