Thursday, September 03, 2020

Analysis: UDAN 4.0 is an improved version but still comes up short

Last week saw the much-delayed fourth round of the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)–UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) being awarded. The scheme, which was kicked off in October 2016 to enhance regional air connectivity and make it affordable to the masses, has been moving along in fits and starts. The last round was before the 2019 general elections, followed by UDAN 3.1 that saw routes from constituencies of incumbent ministers being offered - and bagged by state-owned Air India regional. UDAN 4.0 – a much-needed intervention to keep the scheme alive, seems to be timely.
But, the Regional Connectivity Scheme still needs an urgent overhaul to truly take off, says Ameya Joshi >>

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