Under UDAN 4.0, the ministry has put on offer bids for 11 unserved airports in J&K and 2 underserved airports in Ladakh region, as per the official release issued on Thursday.
The 11 airports in J&K are Akhnur, Chamb, Chushal, Fukche, Gurex, Jhangar, Miran Sahib, Panzgam, Poonch, Rajouri and Udhampur.
The two aerodromes in Ladakh are at Kargil and Thoise.
"The objective is to establish strong air connectivity and to boost the tourism sector," the release said.
J&K and Ladakh are now union territories.
For UDAN 4.0, initial proposals can be submitted till January 1, 2020, and counter proposals till January 13.
The declaration of selected airline operator and issue of letter of award (LoA) would be done on January 31, 2020.
Among other incentives, the ministry would be extending additional viability gap funding of around 25 per cent to the participating airlines under UDAN 4.0.
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