UDAN: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

Lifeline UDAN flights cover over 1 lakh km

The aircrafts under the Lifeline UDAN initiative have covered more than 1 lakh km during transportation of essential goods to fight the COVID-19 situation. About Lifeline UDAN Lifeline Udan was launched by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation to help in the country’s fight against COVID-19. Flights are operated to transport essential medicines and equipment ..

4th round of UDAN scheme launched

The centre has launched the 4th leg of the UDAN scheme in the first week of December, 2019. The UDAN or Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik scheme is a regional connectivity scheme introduced in 2016. It is a component under the National Civil Aviation Policy and is expected to function for a period of 10 ..

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: ..

Kalaburagi airport inaugurated under UDAN

Chief Minister of Karnataka, B.S.Yediyurappa inaugurated the Kalaburagi airport in northern Karnataka. The airport spread across 742 acres, is built at a cost of Rs 172 crore. Air connectivity to the Sun City, Kalaburagi gives hopes of more development by attracting investors and industries to explore the region also known as Kalyan Karnataka, a group ..