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PM Narendra Modi's ‘UDAN’ scheme launched: Now, fly from Delhi to Shimla at just Rs 2,500

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Thursday Launched UDAN Scheme Which Is Aimed At Boosting Regional Connectivity With Low-cost Flights.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 27 Apr 2017, 12:07:03 PM
Narendra Modi (Image: PTI)

New Delhi:

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched UDAN scheme which is aimed at boosting regional connectivity with low-cost flights.

UDAN (‘Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik’) is a first-of-its-kind scheme globally to stimulate regional connectivity through a market-based mechanism, the PMO said in a tweet.

Updates from the speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Shimla:

# “Ude desh ka aam nagrik” is slogan of UDAN scheme

# Shimla to Delhi flight has been started

# The fare from Delhi-Shimla will be Rs 2,500

# Fare for one-hour flight will be Rs 2,500

# Fare of Rs 2,500 for 1,000 Km

# UDAN scheme started from 70 airports

# Kadapa-Hyderabad flight and Nanded-Hyderabad flight will be there

# Earlier, only rich people used to fly in aeroplanes

# There are only 70-75 airports which are operational in India 

# There are many runways which are not operational at present

# Now, people wearing sleepers can also be seen inside aeroplanes

# UDAN flights will operate on 128 air routes

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First Published : 27 Apr 2017, 11:20:00 AM