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First Greenfield Airport In Arunachal Pradesh

First Greenfield Airport In Arunachal Pradesh:


Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Greenfield airport in Arunachal Pradesh — the Donyi Polo Airport at Itanagar.

  • With Donyi Polo Airport, all eight northeastern state capitals will now have airports. This will be the third operational airport in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The name of the airport reflects the traditions and rich cultural heritage of Arunachal Pradesh and its age-old indigenous reverence to the Sun (Donyi) and Moon (Polo).
  • This is the seventh airport to have been built in the Northeast in the last eight years.
  • This rapid development of airports in the region is in keeping with the government’s emphasis on increasing connectivity.
  • This is also the first greenfield project in northeast India.
  • A Greenfield project is a project built from scratch or from ground up and it lacks constraints of prior work. In a greenfield project there are no existing buildings or infrastructure, everything is built from scratch ,and in such projects, there is no need to demolish or remodel any existing project.