RCS-UDAN: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

GoI reviews Seaplane Operation Projects

On June 23, 2020, the Minister of State for shipping Shri Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed the sea plane projects of India. The projects were reviewed under a unique brainstorming meeting “Chai pe Charcha”. Highlights The minister directed the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Sagarmala Development company (SDA) limited to join hands to implement the ..

First-ever Indore-Kishangarh flight commenced under RCS-UDAN

Recently the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) today flagged off the first-ever thrice-weekly flight from Indore to Kishangarh, under the RCS-UDAN scheme. The city of Kishangarh in Ajmer district of Rajasthan is called the ‘Marble city of India’. Star Air has been awarded the Indore-Kishangarh route during the UDAN 3 bidding process. With this route, ..

Krishi Udan Scheme to be launched by Aviation Ministry

A new scheme was proposed in the budget, which is to be implemented by the Aviation Ministry, for transporting agricultural products of farmers. The scheme was named as ‘Krishi Udan Scheme’. The scheme is to be launched by the ministry on both international and national routes, which will improve the value realisation on the agricultural ..

RCS – UDAN scheme’s 250th flight operation commences

The wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, Alliance Air recently commenced the direct flight operations from Bhubaneswar to Varanasi. The daily flight operation is started under the RCS-UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme – Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik). This route also marks the 250th route which has been made operational under the RCS – UDAN. This is also ..

4th Round of RCS-UDAN Launched

After completion of three successful rounds, to further enhance the connectivity to regional and remote areas of the country, the Ministry of Civil Aviation, on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, has launched the 4th round of the Regional Connectivity Scheme-Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (RCS-UDAN). The priority areas for the 4th Round will be the North ..

Progress Report of RCS-UDAN Round 1,2 and 3

Under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), the Ministry of Civil Aviation has successfully completed the first three rounds in the last three years. According to a report published by the Ministry, under the first three rounds, 700 new routes were awarded. The progress report of the RCS-UDAN as on 31st October 2019: Under round 1: ..