PM Inaugurates Pakyong Airport
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the Pakyong Airport in Sikkim. This is the first airport in the Himalayan State and the 100th airport in the country.
The Prime Minister said that Pakyong Airport would greatly ease connectivity to Sikkim. He said that in order to ensure that it is useful to the common man, this airport is part of the UDAN scheme. And also said that out of 100 airports in the country today, 35 have been operationalized in the last four years.