Statue Of Unity And Five Other Locations To Get Seaplane Services As Part Of Water Aerodrome Plan Under UDAN


Under the Modi government’s flagship regional connectivity scheme (UDAN), seaplane and helicopter services would be started at six water aerodromes, Minister of State for Shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan was quoted saying in Lok Sabha by Press Trust of India.

The proposed water aerodrome sites are at Guwahati riverfront, Nagarjuna Sagar, Sabarmati riverfront, Shatrunjay Dam, Statue of Unity (Sardar Sarovar Dam) and Umrangso Reservoir.

Though there is no proposal to start seaplane services across the 1,680 km length of river Ganga, clarified Radhakrishnan. Read More

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