India to Get 25 Regional Airstrips, 10,000 km of Road: Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said regional airports will be added to the already existing 70 airports in 2016.

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Arun Jaitley, Union Finance Minister (Photo: Reuters)
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that the government has ambitious plans of adding 25 regional airports to the already functional 70 airports.

  • The Railways will modernise 400 stations with participation of private players and make them hubs of commercial activity.

  • The minister also said that the government will exceed its target of 10,000 km of road construction this year.

(With agency inputs.)

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