Friday, September 22, 2017

Karnataka government aids small airports

New Delhi: In order to improve the airport infrastructure in tier-II and tier-III cities in the south Indian state of Karnataka, and to promote regional air connectivity, the state government in Bengaluru – a city in Karnataka has budgeted close to INR 900 million, infrastructure minister, RV Deshpande said.
The government in Karnataka recently launched the state’s first regional air service, connecting Mysuru to Tamil Nadu’s capital, Chennai.
After the Chennai-Mysuru-Chennai route, Hyderabad the capital of the south Indian state of Telangana and Ballari, a city in Karnataka will be the next regional route that will soon get operational.
The state government of Karnataka is also aiding the local governments of Hubballi, Belagavi, Mangaluru and Bidar, while developing airstrips at Chikkamagaluru, Madikeri and Karwar is already an ongoing undertaking.
21/09/17 Surbhi Kapila/Media India Group