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PM acknowledges the achievements of six years of Udan Scheme

Posted On: 28 APR 2023 10:18AM by PIB Delhi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has responded to the tweet by Ministry of Civil Aviation, wherein Ministry has informed that 6 years ago, Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) Udan took flight, connecting Shimla to Delhi. Today, with 473 routes and 74 operational airports, heliports, & water aerodromes became the game-changer for the Indian aviation sector.

Responding to the tweet Shri Modi said that the last 9 years have been transformative for India’s aviation sector. Shri Modi also said that existing airports have been modernised, new airports have been built at quick pace and record number of people are flying. 

The Prime Minister tweeted;

“The last 9 years have been transformative for India’s aviation sector. Existing airports have been modernised, new airports have been built at quick pace and record number of people are flying. This enhanced connectivity has given a big impetus to commerce and tourism. #UDANat6”

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