Those who wear hawaii chappal can now travel in a hawaii jahaj, Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley said while delivering the Budget speech. He used the phrase while announcing the plan to extend the capacity of airports for the common man.
This will be done under the government's air connectivity initiative, Udan he said. Let the country's common man fly. We now plan to expand the capacity of airports by five times to cater to one billion trips a year.
We will connect 56 unserved airports and 31 unserved helipads. The operations at 16 such airports have already begun, he also said.
UDAN is a first-of-its-kind scheme globally to stimulate regional connectivity through a market-based mechanism, the PMO said in a tweet. It's key component of the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) which was released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation on June 15, 2016.