UDAN Current Affairs, GK & News

Aviation Awareness Week observed

The Airport Authority of India launched Aviation Awareness Week between November 23, 2020 and November 27, 2020. The week is observed in all airports and also in locations managed by the Airport Authority of India. Aviation awareness week is being celebrated to raise awareness on aviation safety. The Airport Authority of India during the celebration ..

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Operation Greens Scheme: 50% Air Subsidy to North Eastern and Himalayan States

On November 11, 2020, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries announced that a 50% transport subsidy is being provided to 41 notified fruits and vegetables from the Himalayan and the North Eastern states. Key Highlights Earlier, these notified fruits and vegetables were provided with rail subsidies under the Kisan Rail Scheme. This is being done ..

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GoI to set up 14 more Aerodromes

The Ministry of Shipping recently announced that the government of India is to set up fourteen more aerodromes in the country to develop sea plane tourism in the country. Recently, PM Modi inaugurated the seaplane service between Statue of Unity in Kevadia and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad. The PM inaugurated the service on the side ..

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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 ..

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What is Lifeline UDAN?

The Lifeline UDAN was launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation to help India fight against COVID-19. Under this initiative, flights were operated in transporting essential equipment and medicines all over the country. Highlights The Lifeline UDAN initiative was a huge success as in just 5 days of its launch, more than 15.4 tonnes of ..

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