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Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that out of these 78 airports, 18 will connect cities to metros such as Delhi, Kolkata and Ranchi.(Hindustan Times file photo)

78 new routes added to Udan Scheme. Here’s the full list

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 07:57 AM IST
In this stage, north east states, hilly areas and islands of India have been given priority. With this, the total number of routes under Udan has gone up to 766.
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The scheme is a key component of Centre’s National Civil Aviation Policy led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and launched in June 2016.(AFP)
The scheme is a key component of Centre’s National Civil Aviation Policy led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and launched in June 2016.(AFP)

Govt approves 78 new routes under Udan scheme; focus on North East, islands

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 07:47 PM IST
The Udan is a regional airport development scheme aimed at enhancing connectivity to remote and regional areas of the country and making air travel affordable.
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An Air India plane takes off.(REUTERS)
An Air India plane takes off.(REUTERS)

100 more airports by 2025 to support UDAN scheme: Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 12:40 PM IST
Presenting the Budget for 2020-21, Sitharaman said Rs 1.7 lakh crore has been provided for transport infrastructure in 2020-21.
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