Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated helicopter service on the Dehradun-Gauchar route in Uttarakhand below UDAN blueprint on Wednesday.
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With this, we procure now added six extra routes and two heliports at Unique Tehri and Srinagar, says Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.
Pawan Hans Shrimp (PHL) launched on Wednesday helicopter service on the Dehradun-Unique Tehri-Srinagar-Gauchar route in Uttarakhand below the Central authorities’s regional connectivity blueprint UDAN.
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Twitter that he became once “happy” to starting up the UDAN route alongside with Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.
“With this, we procure now added six extra routes and two heliports at Unique Tehri and Srinagar,” he said. Mr. Puri renowned that these routes present a magnificent-needed air connectivity to the people of the hill deliver and the cost for availing the service is affordable.
The Narendra Modi authorities had launched the UDAN blueprint in 2016 to succor regional air connectivity.
Below the blueprint, financial incentives in terms of concessions from the Centre, deliver governments and airport operators are prolonged to selected flight operators to abet operations from unserved and below-served airports, and build airfares cheap.
As no longer no longer up to half of of the seats in UDAN flights are equipped at subsidised fares, and the participating carriers are equipped a definite amount of viability gap funding (VGF) – an amount shared between the Centre and the deliver concerned.
The authorities-lunge PHL too launched on Twitter on Wednesday: “Pawan Hans launched RCS Uttarakhand Route this present day from Dehradun-NewTehri-Srinagar-Gauchar-Dehradun.”