The aviation ministry is all set to make the sector environment-friendly. The Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that by 2024 more than 90 airports in India will be carbon neutral. Kochi and Delhi airports are already carbon neutral. The ministry’s aim is to achieve a net zero emission status by 2030.
Not only that but the number of airports will also increase from the current strength of 141 to 220 by next year. Within the last eight years, the number of airports has increased from 74 to 141. Currently, India has over 200 million domestic and international passengers. It is expected to raise to more than 400 million by 2030.
In the current scenario, places that have airports achieve economic growth. There is a shift in paradigm. The ministry will make use of this opportunity. It will create an ecosystem in the aviation sector that would involve airlines, airports, training organizations, cargo, ground handling and drones. This would ensure the growth of the