The Odisha Government has decided to invest Rs 30 crore for development of eight airstrips in the state. The state government will spend Rs 30 crore for improving facilities in its existing airstrips. Of the three major air facilities in the state, one is maintained by the Airports Authority of India while one each is managed by SAIL and the Defence Ministry. The rest are being maintained by the state government. The state government will undertake infrastructure development in airstrips in a phased manner. On the first phase, it has chosen Jeypore airstrip in Koraput district and Jamdarpali in Sambalpur district.
Contact: Odisha Government.