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Flight operations from Utkela, Jeypore airstrips soon: Scindia

22/11/2021 at 6:43 PM

Jharsuguda, Nov 22: Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday said an international airport would be set up in Puri, while flight operations would start soon from Utkela and Jeypore airstrips.

The flight services from the two airstrips would commence under the Udan scheme of the Central government, informed Scindia.

The Minister addressed the gathering during the UDAN Utsav celebration at Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda.

The Minister spoke about the glory of the rich land of Jharsuguda and touched upon various success stories of Udan.

He released a report on “The Socio Economic Impact of RCS-UDAN Scheme: Phase I” prepared by Indian School of Business. A new logo of UDAN Scheme was also unveiled during the UDAN Utsav celebration in Jharsuguda.

The Minister also interacted with airport directors/officials, flyers through video conferencing.

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