Only 1 Civil Aviation MoU Implemented In Four Years: Govt Tells Assembly


Of the 22 memorandums of understanding signed for the aviation sector, only one is under implementation while the other 19 are at preliminary stage and two have been cancelled, the government said in assembly on Monday.

In a reply to the question of Mansa MLA Suresh Patel, civil aviation minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said that in the year 2015, 10 MoUs were signed and of these, eight were in preliminary stage. The minister said in 2017, 12 aviation MoUs were signed of which one is being implemented.

The minister further said that the government was committed to provide affordable connectivity to all and under the regional connectivity scheme, the government has plans to connect Porbandar, Mundra, Bhavnagar, Surat, Jamnagar and Diu apart from Somnath and Palitana. He said that an international airport was also coming up at Navagam on 1,426 hectares.

The assembly also discussed the possibility of seaplane routes in the state. It is worth recalling that PM Modi had, during his campaigning in Ahmedabad, taken the maiden flight from Sabarmati riverfront to Dharoi dam, from where he had gone to Ambaji.

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