New Delhi / Kushinagar. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Kushinagar on Sunday after Gorakhpur. Where he inspected Kushinagar International Airport and reviewed the progress going on there. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting with Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri (Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri) today in connection with the International Airport in Kushinagar district. He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the construction of the International Airport in Kushinagar and said that the Prime Minister, accepting the demand for more than 20 years, constructed the International Airport in Kushinagar district Have it done. International air service will also start operating from this airport within the next 2 months.
Chief Minister Yogi said that Kushinagar is the focal point of Buddhist Circuit. A large number of Buddhist followers from the world come here. Kushinagar is the Mahaparinirvana site of Lord Buddha. Uttar Pradesh is a prosperous state in terms of Buddhist circuit. The 6 principal places are associated with the memories of Lord Buddha in Uttar Pradesh, with Kushinagar being his Mahaparinirvana site. In Sarnath, Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Kapilavastu was his capital. Lord Shiva spent most of the chaturmas in Shravasti. Apart from this, Kaushambi and Sankisha are also in Uttar Pradesh. All countries of the world including Sri Lanka, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Japan, Singapore wanted air connectivity with Kushinagar. Kushinagar International Airport is the fourth airport in the state. At present, there are 2 international airports in the state. International Airport is also under construction at Jewar, Gautam Buddha Nagar.
The Chief Minister said that Uttar Pradesh is getting a lot of support from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, which is causing rapid development in the state. He said that air services have increased manifold. Many air strips of the state are being converted into airports in collaboration with the Government of India. He said that along with Buddhist Circuit, instructions have also been given to Gautam Budh University, Noida and Siddharth University, Siddharthnagar to plan an educational tour for international study, on which action is underway.
The Chief Minister said that development of international airport will further speed up development. He said that along with repairing the boundary wall of the airport, barbed wire should also be installed on them and proper security arrangements should be made. For this, necessary approval has been given by the state government. Approval of fourlane road to the airport has been granted. He directed the district administration to take immediate action for the development of Kushinagar.
The Chief Minister said that the Center and the State Government are working together to advance all the possibilities of tourism in the state. The Government of Uttar Pradesh is working for the development of tourism. In Kushinagar, good arrangements for tourists, better arrangements for security, as well as trained guides, etc. should be prepared, so that tourists coming here can get information about Lord Buddha. He said that cleanliness, development of tourism etc. should be taken up in Mandalayukta Kushinagar. Vipassana centers etc. should be constructed for tourists coming from outside. He said that the public representatives and people of Kushinagar got a lot of support in the construction of the airport. The construction of the airport will generate vast employment opportunities and will also lead to development. He said that every cooperation will be provided by the state government in the construction of the airport.
On this occasion, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that air service has been allowed on 18 new routes in UP. In addition, other airports will be built / developed. On this occasion, Civil Aviation Minister of the state Mr. Nandagopal Gupta ‘Nandi’ and senior officials of the administration were present.