Left Menu
Development News Edition

Airports crucial for industrial development of Vidarbha: CM

PTI | Amravati | Updated: 13-07-2019 18:57 IST | Created: 13-07-2019 18:57 IST
Airports crucial for industrial development of Vidarbha: CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Saturday said the government has prioritised the expansion of Amravati, Akola and Yavatmal airports in order to give a boost to industrial development in western Vidarbha. The chief minister performed 'bhoomipujan' (ground breaking) ceremony for the expansion of Belora airport near Amravati and also dedicated various works to public.

"This expansion will change the face of western Vidarbha as it will facilitate industrial development," Fadnavis said, adding that night landing can take place at the airport after expansion. Underlining the need for airports, the chief minister said such facility was necessary for industrial development of any city apart from good roads, electricity and railway link.

Hailing 'UDAN' scheme of the Central government, the CM said it has increased the speed of air service development by 30 per cent. "Belora airport has been included in 'Udan' scheme and it has been planned to make the air service available for Mumbai first," he said.

UDAN ('Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik') is a regional airport development and "Regional Connectivity Scheme" (RCS) of the Union government, with the objective of letting the common citizen of the country fly, aimed at making air travel affordable and widespread. Fadnavis also expressed hope that Maharashtra will fully attain its irrigation potential in the next two years.

PTI COR NSK NSK.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

How UK’s 'best prepared' healthcare system failed to gauge COVID-19

The UK is proud of their public health system and its unlike any other country as around 90 percent of British public supports the founding principles of National Health Service. But without accurate data being available to stakeholders in ...

Poor on IHR capacity progress in 2019, WHO says Cambodia tops COVID-19 response

Despite being in proximity to Hubei, the original epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic, Cambodia has reported just 226 confirmed cases and zero deaths. After seeing the data, WHO appreciated Cambodias healthcare information system but experts dou...

Loopholes in Healthcare Information System may have failed Singapore COVID-19 model

In the initial days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore was in the limelight for its effective healthcare system and pandemic response plan. However, Singapore has now joined the list of the worst-hit nations and the situation is even worse...

Australia's COVID-19 response: Digital infrastructure of help but implementation remains a challenge

Australias ongoing plans to upgrade its health information system helped by the Digital Health Strategy seem even more practical due to the pandemic. But as evident during the pandemic, administrative lapses and the complex matrix of power ...

Videos

Latest News

Chandigarh & Mohali Housing Demand will get a boost due to Reverse Migration, opines Family Nest Real Estates Private Limited

CHANDIGARH, India, Aug. 3, 2020 PRNewswire -- Jatin Mohan Seth, Director, Family Nest Real Estates, Chandigarh, says We are already witnessing that Chandigarh Mohali are benefitting from reverse migration of professionals who have lost th...

Bihar cop probing Sushant Singh Rajput death case quarantined as per govt norms: BMC

The Bihar Police officer who arrived in Mumbai to probe a case related to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput was guided for home quarantine as per the state government guidelines, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC said on Mond...

EMERGING MARKETS-South Africa's rand leads EMEA FX losses ahead of data-heavy week

Emerging market currencies retreated on Monday as rising coronavirus cases and concerns over the U.S. economy weighed on investor sentiment, while most stocks inched higher. South Africas rand was among the worst performing currencies in Eu...

John Hume, Northern Irish Catholic leader and Nobel Peace laureate, dies at 83

John Hume, a Roman Catholic architect of Northern Irelands Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending 30 years of sectarian violence, died on Monday at the age of 83, his SDLP party said.Hume, who is cr...

Give Feedback