New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday in order to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone ahead of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. He will lay the foundation stone of Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the three state-of-the-art greenfield airports being built in different parts of the country. About four and a half thousand crore rupees are likely to be spent on its first phase. Before the Prime Minister’s inauguration program, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath went there and inspected the preparations. Narendra Modi Jewar airport
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The first phase of this airport will be completed by November 2024 at a cost of Rs 4,588 crore. Civil Aviation Secretary Rajiv Bansal has told that maximum investment is being made in this sector at Jewar Airport. Currently, three greenfield airports are being built in the country, which will be in Goa, Navi Mumbai and Jewar. Goa’s new airport will be operational from next year, while work on Navi Mumbai has already started.
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He said that the pace of development of the aviation sector is such that the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi will not be able to withstand the full pressure of passengers in and around the national capital. In such a situation, Jewar will emerge as an important connectivity center. There are very densely populated cities around Jewar, which require massive domestic and international connectivity.