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PM Modi inaugurates Deoghar airport, AIIMS in Jharkhand

Published on July 13, 2022
Current Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stones for various development initiatives and inaugurated projects, including an airport, with a total value of over Rs 16,835 crore.
PM Modi inaugurates Deoghar airport, AIIMS in Jharkhand
  • PM laid the foundation stone of the Deoghar airport on May 25, 2018.
  • This Airport is spread over an area of 657 acres and the construction cost is Rs.400 cr.
  • The airport is equipped to handle over five lakh passengers annually.
  • It has a 2,500-metre-long runway that can handle Airbus A320 planes.
  • This airport would be linked to Ranchi, Patna, and Delhi in the days to come.
  • This will be the second international airport in the state after the one in the capital Ranchi.
  • He also inaugurated the in-patient department and operation theatre services at AIIMS, Deoghar which has come up at a cost of Rs 1100 crore.
  • PM inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for road projects worth Rs.10,000 cr and energy infrastructure projects of Rs.3000cr.
  • Static Knowledge:
    • CM of Jharkhand - Hemant Soren
    • Governor of Jharkhand – Ramesh Bais


Q.1 Name the Second International Airport in Jharkhand after the one in the capital Ranchi, which was recently inaugurated by PM Modi?
a. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
b. Deoghar Airport
c. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Airport
d. Kozhikode Airport
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