New Delhi | Jagran Press Office: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for Noida International Airport (NIA) in Jewar, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh today at 1 p.m. The development of the first phase of the airport is being done at a cost of over Rs 10,050 crore. The airport covers more than 1,300 hectares of land, the first completed phase of the airport will have a capacity to serve around 1.2 crore of passengers per year and the work is expected to be completed by 2024. According to the office Prime Minister (PMO), Uttar Pradesh will become the only Indian state to have five international airports.
This airport will be the second international airport to be installed in the Delhi NCR. It will help relieve congestion at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI). The airport is strategically located and will serve residents of cities such as Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Agra, Faridabad and surrounding areas. The airport will be the logistics gateway to northern India. Because of its size and capacity, the airport will be a game-changer for Uttar Pradesh. This will unleash Uttar Pradesh’s potential in the world and help establish the state on the global logistics map.
Here are live updates from the foundation stone laying ceremony at Noida International Airport:
3.35 p.m .: After laying the foundation stone for Noida International Airport, PM Modi said: “For us, infrastructure is a matter of nation-building, not of politics. Our effort is to complete the infrastructure project on time.
#LOOK | After laying the foundation stone for Noida International Airport, PM Modi said: “For us, infrastructure is a matter of nation building, not politics. Our effort is to complete the infrastructure project on time.
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3.30 p.m .: For the first time after 7 decades of freedom, UP has started to achieve what it has always deserved. The UP is now rapidly becoming the most connected region in the country thanks to the efforts of the twin-engine government: Prime Minister Narendra Modi after laying the foundation stone for Jewar Airport
3:25 p.m .: Noida International Airport will directly connect a major export hub to international markets. This will allow farmers in this region to export perishable goods such as vegetables, fruits and fish. This will help MSMEs in the west of the UP to reach overseas markets: PM Modi
#LOOK | Noida International Airport will directly connect a major export hub to international markets. This will allow farmers in this region to export perishable goods such as vegetables, fruits and fish. This will help MSMEs in the west of the UP to reach overseas markets: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/pw54X3GC4t
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3.20 p.m .: After laying the foundation stone for Noida International Airport, PM Modi said: “For us, infrastructure is a matter of nation building, not politics. Our effort is to complete the infrastructure project on time.
3.10 p.m .: Noida International Airport will be the world’s largest aircraft repair, maintenance and operation center. A facility for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul will be built in the 40-acre area here, which will provide employment for hundreds of young people: PM Narendra Modi
15:00: After 7 decades, UP got what it always deserved; Through the efforts of the twin-engine government, UP has become the most connected region in the country. Noida International Airport to Bring New Job Opportunities to Thousands of Western UP: PM
2:50 p.m .: The Prime Minister further said that whether it is poor or middle class farmers or traders, workers or entrepreneurs, everyone reap many benefits. He said the airport will become a model of connectivity as all modes of transport will be available here.
2:40 p.m .: “Many congratulations to all of you nationwide, Uttar Pradesh brothers and sisters at Noida International Airport. This will benefit millions of people in Delhi-NCR and western Uttar Pradesh. “
2:30 p.m .: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Noida International Airport at Gautam Buddh Nagar
#LOOK | PM Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of Noida International Airport, Jewar to Gautam Buddh Nagar
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2.15 p.m .: Noida International Airport will be a hub of multimodal connectivity. This will create employment opportunities for more than 1 lakh of people. Soon we will see 17 airports including an international airport in Ayodhya in the state: Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M.Scindia
2:00 p.m .: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon inaugurate Noida International Airport at Gautam Buddh Nagar. PM is accompanied by CM Yogi Adityanath and Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya M. Scindia
1:10 p.m .: The design of the airport focuses on passenger comfort. The processes at the airport will be digitally activated. We strive to be a net carbon airport and aim to become operational by September / October 2024: Kiran Jain, COO, Noida International Airport
12:50 p.m .: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon arrive in Jewar to lay the foundation stone of Noida International Airport on Thursday for Gautam Buddha Nagar. It will be Uttar Pradesh’s fifth international airport when completed.
11:00: Currently, Uttar Pradesh has 8 operational airports, while 13 airports and 7 airstrips are under development. The operational airports handling commercial flights in Uttar Pradesh are Lucknow, Varanasi, Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Agra, Kanpur, Prayagraj and Hindon (Ghaziabad).
10:00 am: The government of Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh has allocated 3,301 crore rupees for the rehabilitation of people displaced due to the ongoing construction of Jewar Airport. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will officially lay the foundation stone for the much anticipated Noida International Airport Limited (NIAL) in Jewar on Thursday.
9:30 am: Noida International Airport will bring investments of up to Rs 35,000 crore to Uttar Pradesh and the new project will provide one lakh job opportunities, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday.
9:00 p.m .: Last week Uttar Pradesh Minister of Health Jai Pratap Singh, who is also the Minister in charge of Gautam Buddh Nagar State Government, held a meeting with MP Jewar Dhirendra Singh and other senior district officials to review preparations for the prime minister’s visit, officials said.
8:40 am: The airport introduces a pivoting aircraft stand concept, giving airlines the flexibility to operate an aircraft for domestic and international flights from the same contact stand, without having to reposition the aircraft.
8:32 am: The airport will also be linked to the Delhi-Varanasi high-speed train project, allowing travel between Delhi and the airport in just 21 minutes. The airport will also house a state-of-the-art maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service. The airport design is focused on low operating costs and smooth and fast transfer processes for passengers.
8:24 am: Noida and Delhi will be connected to the airport by a hassle-free metro service. All major nearby roads and highways, such as Yamuna Expressway, Western Ring Road, Eastern Ring Road, Delhi-Mumbai Expressway and others, will be connected to the airport.
8:15 am: The government of Uttar Pradesh is spending Rs 4,326 crore on land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement.
8:10 am: Noida International Airport will be implemented in four phases and work on the first phase is expected to be completed in 36 months, Civil Aviation Secretary Rajiv Bansal said. The traffic of 12 million passengers per year is expected in the first phase and by the completion of the final phase, i.e. between 2040-50, the capacity of Jewar airport will be to handle 70 million passengers per year.
8h00: PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for Noda International Airport at 1 p.m. today.
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