Government clears Rs 4,500 crores for 50 regional airports
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 9:55 AM
The Plan to spend Rs 4,500 crores to develop or improve 50 under-served or unserved airports and airstrips to encourage the aviation ministry’s regional flying scheme Udan, has been approved by the Union cabinet. Around 15 airports or airstrips would be revived during 2017-18 and 2018-19 each, while 20 airports or airstrips would be revived during 2019-20. Some airports are owned by State Government.