Bhopal : January 5, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): Madhya Pradesh has received Bhopal- Hyderabad non stop air service from today. The Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath inaugurated air service of Indigo Airlines from Raja Bhoj Airport. Shri Kamal Nath said that the world is changing incessantly and Madhya Pradesh needs to keep pace with it. Now people rush towards airports instead of railway stations. The younger generation does big tasks on computer. This change needs to be understood in the right perspective.
The Chief Minister stressed the need for exploring avenues as to how Madhya Pradesh can harness the benefits of global change. He said that the State needs to associate with the changing scenario to script new chapters of development history. He extended greetings to the passengers going to Hyderabad.
The Chief Minister said that Madhya Pradesh must be known as job creating State. This is a challenge everyone must take up. Shri Nath thanked Indigo Airlines for starting the air service urging it to expand services. The State Government will cooperate in every manner he added.
Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri P.C. Sharma thanked Indigo for launching air services and also welcomed other airlines. He expressed happiness that the air service has come up with the support of the Chief Minister. MP Bhopal Shri Alok Sanjar demanded air connectivity from Bhopal to Pune. MLA Shri Rameshwar Sharma said that the Bhopal-Hyderabad service is an achievement for the state.
MP To See Rapid Growth
Shri Ronojoy Dutta, President of Indigo Air Lines hoped that Madhya Pradesh would witness a rapid economic growth under the leadership of Shri Kamal Nath. He informed that air services will also be started for Mumbai and Bangalore. He said that it was a common perception that development happens along rivers, Now development happens where air connectivity is improved. He thanked the State Government for all the cooperation.
Shri Anil Vikram Director, Indian Air Port Authority, Raja Bhoj Airport in welcome speech appreciated the cooperation of State Government in enhancing the services of the Authority. Shri Rahul Bhatia CMD Indigo Airlines greeted the passengers.