Uttar Pradesh To Get These 5 International Airports; Highest For Any State In India

by Vaishalee Kalvankar 506

Uttar Pradesh is soon to get five international airports and become the country’s only state to house five international airports. Around 63 air routes have been allotted to the state and the state will soon have many such connectivity under the regional connectivity scheme. The regional connectivity scheme of the Centre is set to increase the number of routes to 108. 

Increasing Connectivity From Uttar Pradesh 

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Civil Aviation Minister announced in the state about the state soon being home to five international airports. With this development, Uttar Pradesh is going to be the only state in the country to have these many international airports. The announcement came after he inaugurated direct flights between Lucknow and Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Goa. The Minister also informed that Lucknow is now connected to Kolkata with one flight, Goa with one flight, Delhi with three flights, Mumbai with one flight and Bengaluru with two flights in a day. 

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Uttar Pradesh – An Example Of Atma Nirbhar Bharat

Under the UDAN scheme, 18 airports have been marked in Uttar Pradesh and this will require about ₹1121 crore for infrastructural development, is what Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia stated. He further stated that Uttar Pradesh is a perfect example of Atma Nirbhar Bharat and under this they have airports being constructed at Shravasti, Moradabad,Chitrakoot, Aligarh and Azamgarh apart from Jewar and Ayodhya. The new projects will be a source of boosting connectivity between Lucknow and the main cities in the country. The connectivity will be a key factor in promoting trade, commerce and tourism in the region. 

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