West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said 27 helipads have been constructed and made operational in the state till May this year.
"Today is International Civil Aviation Day. In #Bangla, as of May 2018, 27 helipads have been completed and put to use.
"Low cost-passengerfriendly helicopter connectivity between #Kolkata and other destinations like Malda, Balurghat, Digha and Gangasagar have been introduced," the CM tweeted.
The United Nations General Assembly had in 1996 proclaimed December 7 as International Civil Aviation Day.
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