Bhopal: The central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh today got a special gift in the form of direct air connectivity with Hyderabad.
Inaugurating the new Bhopal-Hyderabad air service being provided by Indigo Airlines, State Chief Minister Kamal Nath greeted the passengers going to Hyderabad and said that the world is continuously changing. People are advancing and more and more travellers are taking to air travel these days.
Nath said that Madhya Pradesh will have to adapt to change and carve out its prominent place in the future map of India.
The Chief Minister said the goal is to build the image of Madhya Pradesh as a State that can offer the maximum employment opportunities. This should be a common challenge for everyone.
Nath thanked the Indigo Airlines and said that all should be done to expand air connectivity. It is learnt that the Chief Minister has also offered to extend support if Indigo were to start a training Station for pilots and other staff in Bhopal.
On this occasion, State Minister for Civil Aviation, P.C. Sharma thanked Indigo and said that other airlines too were invited to expand their services and provide better connectivity to Madhya Pradesh.
MP will develop rapidly
Chairman Indigo Airlines Ronojoy Dutta hoped that the state would rapidly develop economic growth under the leadership of Chief Minister Nath. He said that air services will also be started for Mumbai and Bangalore by his airline. He said that earlier the rivers where directly linked to development but now it is the airports.
Shri Anil Vikram, Director, Indian Air Port Authority, Raja Bhoj Airport said in his welcome address that the State Government has extended plenty of support to improve the services of the Airport Authority. Mr. Rahul Bhatia CMD Indigo Airlines was also present.