Srinagar: Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya M. Scindia today said that new two airports shall be established in Jammu and Kashmir soon.
He said this during an interaction programme with DDC, BDC members, PRIs and locals at Harwan block of Srinagar district.
As a major development, the Minister said that an airport worth Rs. 1500 crore shall be established on 25 thousand square kilometres in Kashmir, while as another airport worth Rs. 650 crore shall be established in Jammu on 22 thousand square kilometres land size.
He said that since a special focus is being given on development of both air and road connectivity in Jammu and Kashmir, a major road network including highways, ring road, tunnels and other projects are being constructed across Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.