The government has received 141 initial proposals covering 502 routes under the second round of regional air connectivity scheme UDAN.The government’s UDAN scheme aims to boost air connectivity to and from unserved and under-served airports. The 502 routes seek to connect about 116 airports and helipads, including 49 unserved and 15 under-served airports and 24 helipads.
Under the first round of bidding, the government had approved 27 proposals for 128 routes to connect about 70 airports.
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