Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the development of Greenfield Airport at Hollongi close here and initiated an upgraded and retrofitted Airport Airport at Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh.
PM Narendra Modi Lays Foundation of Greenland Airport
Talking at an open capacity at IG Park here, the Prime Minister said this was most likely out of the blue that an airplane terminal was being introduced in a state while the foundation stone of another was being laid around the same time.
Initiating the Tezu air terminal in the Lohit area through remote, the PM said the airport will interface Guwahati, Jorhat, and Hollongi.
He said fruit and flowers from the ground of the district can achieve any market of the nation in a couple of hours with the Tezu airport getting to be useful at an expense of Rs 125 crore.
Terming the tourism industry as a money spinner for the state, the prime minister said that with the coming up of the greenfield airport and rail network, the tourism would prosper and much jobless youth would get business openings.
Modi said flights under the UDAN plan will begin from Tezu airplane terminal.
The greenfield airport at Hollongi will be an extraordinary help to the general public Itanagar as at present the closest airport to Itanagar is at Lilabari in Assam at a separation of 80 km.
The airport at Hollongi will lessen the separation by a fourth. Notwithstanding giving better availability to the region, the airport will likewise disentangle the tourism capability of the state.
The airport will help the financial development of the district and will be of deliberately essential to the country.
The airport will have different maintainability features like greenfield along methodology street to go about as noise barrier, use of energy efficient equipment, rainwater harvesting, authorities said.
The aspiring greenfield airport venture in the state has been pending for quite a long while because of contentions over site determination, they said.