The government will soon invite bids for 21 new routes under the government’s regional connectivity scheme, UDAN, to connect few “left out” places in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. “Bids on these routes will be invited on February 8-9, 2019,” a senior aviation ministry told Moneycontrol.
The official further said that the new routes will connect unserved areas of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, hilly regions of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and north-eastern states.
UDAN, short for Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik, is a government sponsored scheme to connect tier-II and tier-III cities with tier-I or metro cities. Read More