Rapid growth in aircraft manufacturing: Scindia
Hindustan Times|December 10, 2021
DELHI: India's civil aviation industry is moving from nascency towards growth and progressing rapidly in the aircraft manufacturing sector, Union civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia told the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
Neha LM Tripathi

In response to a question by Trinamool Congress member Sougata Ray, Scindia also detailed steps taken by the government to develop domestic manufacturing of aircraft and to increase the number of airports from 138 to 220 in the next four to five years with the aim of bolstering aviation infrastructure.

"Civil aviation does not just consist of airline operations and airport operations, but also a whole ecosystem must develop. In order for that ecosystem to develop, the industry must go from nascency towards growth phase, which is where we are going, "Scindia said during Question Hour.

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