Thursday, July 30, 2020

Pawan Hans's first UDAN-RCS service launched

In a major development, Pawan Hans's first UDAN-RCS service has been launched in Uttarakhand. Flagging off the first helicopter service by Pawan Hans in Uttarakhand under the UDAN-RCS scheme, Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS, I/C, Civil Aviation said that launch of the heli service and opening of these new routes will bring people of the state closer and support tourism in the region.

This service will enable connectivity between Dehradun, New Tehri, Srinagar and Gauchar.

274 UDAN routes have been operationalized so far connecting 45 airports and 3 heliports since the launch of the first UDAN flight in April 2017 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"Good News For The People Of Uttarakhand! Shri @HardeepSPuri, HMCA, Shri @tsrawatbjp
, CM, Uttarakhand, along with other officials of MoCA flagged off @PawanHansLtd's first #UDAN-RCS route in Uttarakhand connecting Dehradun to New Tehri to Srinagar to Gauchar. #SabUdenSabJuden," Ministry of Civil Aviation tweeted.
Ministry of Civil Aviation added in another tweet, "By reducing the travel time from over 3 hours by road to just under 25 mins, this will provide much needed air connectivity to the people of the region. With new heliports added at New Tehri & Srinagar, 274 routes, 45 airports & 5 heliports have been operationalized till now."
29/07/20 Prashant Singh/ZeeBiz
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