Belagavi Included In Krishi Udan | Hubballi News – Times of India

BELAGAVI: After Hubballi, now Belagavi has got Krishi Udan scheme 2.0. Belagavi is among the five airports included in the scheme by the Central government. There are now 58 airports under the scheme.
This scheme is an aiming to export agriculture produce from one place to another quickly. It will also help farmers get higher income and send their produce to farther places which were earlier limited due to the use of trains or trucks transport the goods.
Earlier in Karnataka, the Mysore and Hubballi were included in Krish Uadan Scheme. However, as North Karnataka people and farmers have been demanding the inclusion of Belagavi in the scheme as it is known for agriculture and is also well irrigated.
Chikkodi MP Annashaheb Jolle had also urged to Union government to launch Udan flights at Belagavi’s Sambra airport.
Union civic aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia announced the inclusion of Belagavi to the scheme.
Many farmer leaders have welcomed the development and paid gratitude to the Central government.

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