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PM inaugurates Jharsuguda Airport

PM inaugurates Jharsuguda Airport

After Bhubaneswar, the newly inaugurated Jharsuguda is the second airport of Odisha to become operational and the first one to provide necessary connectivity to Bhubaneswar, Raipur and Ranchi under RCS UDAN. The airport has been developed by the Airport Authority of India along with the Government of Odisha pitching in Rs 750 million to the total estimate of Rs 2.1 billion. In order to provide connectivity to remote and far flung areas of the coastal state, besides Jharsuguda, three more airports, namely, Jeypore in Koraput district, Rourkela in Sundargarh district and Utkela in Kalahandi district are being developed. For the upgradtion of these four ports, Rs 3.7 billion has been allocated under the Regional Connectivity Scheme.

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