The Union Government on Wednesday said that work on three airports in smaller cities of Tamil Nadu are underway by the Airport Authority of India while money has been sanctioned for five such airports
The three airports which are undergoing work are Salem (Sanctioned- Rs 35 crore, Expenditure incurred- Rs 15.97 crore), Neyveli (Sanctioned- Rs 30 crore, Expenditure incurred- Rs 11.81 crore),
Funds sanctioned for 5 more airports in Tamil Nadu says GOI
Vellore (Sanctioned- Rs 44 crore Expenditure incurred- Rs 34.87 crore). While Ramnad and Tanjore has been sanctioned Rs 36.72 crore and Rs 50.59 crore, no money has been spent on those projects yet.
Union Minister of State Hardeeep Singh Puri made this revelation while replying to a starred question by DMK Rajya Sabha MP P Wilson. These airports in Salem, Neyveli, Vellore, Ramnad and Tanjore are coming up under the Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN)