New airport to come up on Lakshadweep Minicoy Island

Posted on:12 Nov 2017 09:00:01
New airport to come up on Lakshadweep Minicoy Island
12 November 2017 Current Affairs:

The Island Development Agency (IDA) decided today to develop an airport at Minicoy Island to boost tourism and promote tuna fishing industry for improving livelihoods in Lakshadweep.

This decision was taken at the second meeting of the IDA chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

The IDA was set up on June 1 this year, following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s review meeting for the holistic development of islands.


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