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Guwahati to connect 6 international destinations through air connectivity

GUWAHATI: Under the UDAN Draft Scheme Document of International Air Connectivity, the Ministry of Civil Aviation of Government of India is planning to connect six international connectivity from Guwahati.

The objective of the UDAN (International) scheme is to enhance international air connectivity between Indian states and select international destinations through the provision of financial support to airlines.

As per this scheme, Guwahati is likely to get directly connected to Dhaka, Kathmandu, Yangon, Singapore, Bangkok, and Kuala Lumpur.

From Guwahati, the draft proposes a per seat subsidy of Rs 2,370 to Dhaka; Rs 2,710 to Kathmandu; Rs 4,400 to Bangkok; Rs 4,770 to Yangon; Rs 7,350 to Kuala Lumpur and Rs 7,880 to Singapore.

Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Civil Aviation has tweeted the development and said that it was on the website of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Airports Authority of India for wider consultation of the stakeholders.

The scheme will involve a state government led effort wherein state govts will propose the list of routes to be connected. Presently, the state of Assam and Andhra Pradesh have come forward to participate under the scheme and have identified the routes.