Government of India approves 78 new routes under Regional Connectivity Scheme- UDAN. This is a 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme – ‘Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik, (UDAN). To connect the remote and regional areas of the country. In this scheme giving priority to Hilly States Island, North East Region. In the new list 29 served, 8 unserved and 2 undeserved airports have been included. Under UDAN scheme total 766 routes have been sanctioned.
Key points of Usha Padhee :
1.Usha Padhee is the Joint Secretary of Ministry of Civil Aviation.
2.This is the 4th round of the UDAN scheme.
3.Awarding of theses 78 routes under UDAN-4.
4.Ministry has sensationalized 274 UDAN routes and they have connected 45 airports and three heliports.
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