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Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN): Calls for objective assessment & transparency of scheme

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  • January 6, 2020
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Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN): Calls for objective assessment & transparency of scheme

Part of: GS Prelims and GS II- Governance

In News

  • The Air Passengers Association of India wants UDAN scheme to be fine-tuned and recalibrated with details of the scheme to be made public -money spent by the government in airline subsidies, the number of routes suspended
  • 35 lakh passengers have availed benefit under the scheme since its inception

Value Addition for Prelims

  • Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) was launched in 2016 to make air travel affordable for people through subsidised ticket rates and to provide air connectivity to smaller towns
  • In order to expand UDAN to international circuits, Centre has also unveiled the International Air Connectivity (IAC) scheme.

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