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Target to increase airports in country to 220 in next 5 years


  • Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has said, it is the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which has democratized the country's air space through UDAN. 
  • He said that it was due to the emphasis of the PM on connectivity that the country has added as many as 62 new airports in a span of 7 years taking the present total to 136.
  • The Union Minister said that the country has targeted to increase the number of airports in the country to 220 within the next five years.