Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Panel to monitor UDAN implementation

The Energy, Infrastructure and Investment Department of Andhra Pradesh has set up a State-level committee for monitoring and coordinating in matters pertaining to the Regional Connectivity Scheme (UDAN) of the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

It is in pursuance of the National Civil Aviation Policy-2016, wherein the Ministry has targeted to establish connectivity to the unserved and under-served airports in the country by creating infrastructure and providing certain concessions to airlines in order to make air travel affordable to the common people.

The State government’s committee will be headed by Principal Secretary (Energy and Infrastructure and Investment), who will be its chairperson. It has Principal Secretaries (Revenue and Home), Secretary (Finance), Director-General of Police (DGP), and airport directors concerned as members.

The CEO of Bhogapuram International Airport Company Limited (BIACL) will be the convener.
07/06/17 The Hindu