Ministry of Civil Aviation

58 AIRPORTS COVERED UNDER THE KRISHI UDAN SCHEME


25 airports focus on North Eastern, Hilly and Tribal region, 33 in other regions/areas

Posted On: 11 DEC 2023 2:26PM by PIB Delhi

Krishi Udan Scheme was launched in August 2020 on international and national routes to assist farmers in transporting agricultural products to help improve their value realization. Krishi Udan Scheme 2.0 was announced on 27 October 2021 mainly focusing on transporting perishable food products from the hilly areas, North Eastern States and tribal areas. The scheme primarily covers 25 airports focusing on North Eastern, Hilly and Tribal region besides 33 airports in other regions/areas.

Krishi Udan Scheme is a convergence scheme where eight Ministries/Departments namely Ministry of Civil Aviation, Department of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region would leverage their existing schemes to strengthen the logistics for transportation of Agri-produce.

In order to facilitate and incentivise movement of agri-produce by air transportation, waiver of Landing charges, Parking charges, etc. are provided under the scheme for Indian freighters by Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Ministry of Defence at selected airports under the Scheme.

The State-wise list of 58 Airports covered under the Krishi Udan Scheme is at Annexure.

Annexure

State-wise List of Airports Covered Under KrishiUdan Scheme

State/Union Territory

Airport

Andaman & Nicobar

  1. Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

  1. Visakhapatnam

Arunachal Pradesh

  1. Tezu

Assam

 

 

 

 

  1. Dibrugarh
  1. Jorhat
  1. Lilabari
  1. Rupsi
  1. Silchar
  1. Tezpur

Bihar

  1. Patna
  1. Darbhanga

Chandigarh

  1. Chandigarh

Chhattisgarh

  1. Raipur

Goa

  1. Goa

Gujarat

  1. Bhuj
  1. Jamnagar
  1. Rajkot

Himachal Pradesh

 

 

  1. Bhuntar
  1. Gaggal
  1. Shimla

Jammu & Kashmir

 

  1. Jammu
  1. Srinagar

Jharkhand

  1. Ranchi

Karnataka

  1. Belagavi

Kerala

  1. Thiruvananthapuram

Ladakh

  1. Leh

Lakshadweep

  1. Agatti

Madhya Pradesh

  1. Indore
  1. Bhopal
  1. Jabalpur

Maharashtra

  1. Nashik
  1. Pune

Manipur

  1. Imphal

Meghalaya

  1. Shillong

Mizoram

  1. Lengpui

Nagaland

  1. Dimapur

Odisha

  1. Jharsuguda

Punjab

  1. Adampur
  1. Amritsar
  1. Pathankot

Rajasthan

  1. Jaisalmer

 

  1. Jodhpur

Sikkim

  1. Pakyong

Tamil Nadu

  1. Coimbatore

 

  1. Tiruchirappalli

Tripura

  1. Agartala

Uttar Pradesh

  1. Agra

 

  1. Bareli

 

  1. Gorakhpur

 

  1. Hindon

 

  1. Kanpur

 

  1. Prayagraj

 

  1. Varanasi

Uttarakhand

 

 

  1. Dehradun
  1. Pantnagar
  1. Pithoragarh

West Bengal

  1. Bagdogra

 

  1. Kolkata

 

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd) in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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