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100 more airports to be developed by 2025 to support UDAN scheme: FM

Presenting the Budget for 2020-21, Sitharaman said Rs 1.7 lakh crore has been provided for transport infrastructure in 2020-21

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Finance Minister on Saturday said 100 more airports will be developed by 2025 to support the

Presenting the Budget for 2020-21, Sitharaman said Rs 1.7 trillion has been provided for transport infrastructure in 2020-21.

She also said 150 trains will run under the public private partnership (PPP) mode, also four stations will be redeveloped with the help of the private sector.

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Besides, the minister promised more Tejas type trains to connect tourist destinations.

She said a proposal for setting up large solar power capacity alongside rail track is under consideration.

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First Published: Sat, February 01 2020. 12:25 IST
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