Lucknow: In pursuance of the national aviation policy 2016 and regional connectivity scheme of the Union government, UP government has promulgated the “Civil aviation promotion policy 2017 of UP’’. The policy aims at connecting the under-served and un-served airports. Under the Regional connectivity scheme (RCS) of the Center, an MOU has been sighed between the state government and the Union aviation ministry.
A state government release said the aim of the “Civil aviation promotion policy 2017 of UP’’ is to create a conducive business environment, provide adequate incentives for the development of robust civil aviation infrastructure and to aid in attracting investments to realize the untapped potential in the aviation sector. The release said the policy aims to improve the air connectivity through development of new routes under RCS by providing incentives and also to facilitate inter- connectivity of non-RCS airports of U.P.
UP governments policy aims to realize the full potential of tourism by linking major state tourist destinations with rest of India and the world and to facilitate trade and generation of employment opportunities. The policy aims to give a boost to agro -exports, other perishable goods, manufacturing and e-commerce businesses in UP by supporting the development of air cargo hubs and fulfillment centers.