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CM Yogi thanks PM Modi as centre issues 250 Crore for Ayodhya International Airport

The under-construction airport in Ayodhya will be named Maryada Purushottam Sriram Airport, Ayodhya after Lord Ram.

Shivani Arora

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Published on 26 Feb 2021 11:19 AM GMT

CM Yogi thanks PM Modi as centre issues 250 Crore for Ayodhya International Airport
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The Centre has approved Uttar Pradesh government's proposal for an international airport in Ayodhya.

"About 1,000 crore has been allocated to the district administration. The Central government has disbursed 250 crore," informed the chief minister.

UP government on Monday made a provision of 101 crore for the development of the Ayodhya airport in its budget for 2021-2022.

The under-construction airport in Ayodhya will be named Maryada Purushottam Sriram Airport, Ayodhya after Lord Ram.

Yogi Thanks PM Modi as Centre Issues 250 Crore

https://twitter.com/myogiadityanath/status/1365168938607206403

Besides the provision for the Ayodhya airport which will subsequently be made an international airport, the budget also provides for 2,000 crore for increasing the number of airstrips at Jewar Airport from 2 to 6.

Cities like Aligarh, Moradabad, Meerut will also be linked through air service soon. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath told reporters after the presentation of the budget by Finance Minister Suresh Khanna.

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Meanwhile, the state government had also made a provision of 2,000 crore for the upcoming Noida International Airport and also announced establishing an ‘electronic city’ near the airport.

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Work on the first phase of the Noida International Airport is underway. The airport, being built at an estimated cost of 29,560 crore, is touted to be the biggest in India upon completion.

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