Air India operated its second flight between Mumbai and Frankfurt on April 15
Krishi UDAN scheme has been started by the government to assist farmers in transporting agricultural products abroad
Krishi UDAN an extension of the UDAN schemeOn the lines of the recently-launched Lifeline UDAN, which is aimed at transporting essential medical cargo to remote parts of the country to support India’s war against COVID-19, Krishi UDAN is an extension of the UDAN scheme.
Under the UDAN scheme, financial incentives in terms of concessions from the Centre, state governments and airport operators are provided to selected airlines to encourage operations from unserved and undeserved airports, and keep airfares affordable. The programme is specifically aimed at connecting tier-II and tier-III cities in India and making flying affordable for the common man.
Determined efforts of Lifeline Udan continue to add strength to India's resilient fight against Covid19.— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) April 16, 2020
247 flights have now carried 418 tons of medical & essential cargo across 2,45,293 kms since 26th March 2020.#CovidWarriors #IndiaFightsCOVID19 @DGCAIndia pic.twitter.com/y0cZaeI5CT