Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath government has undertaken the development of 10 new airports in Uttar Pradesh (UP) to boost religious business tourism in India by increasing the connectivity between the religion, region and business to boost the economy of the country.
The Union Civil Aviation Ministry, develop Agra Kanpur airport after bidding under the regional connectivity scheme in the first phase. In second phase the government also decided to built 10 more new airports - Allahabad, Aligarh, Bareilly,Azamgarh,Chitrakoot, Hindon (Ghaziabad), Jhansi, Moradabad, Muirpur (Sonbhadra), and Shravasti are under the project. As these are the prominent cultural and religious tourism places in Uttar Pradesh. Kanpur (Leather) , Aligarh (Lock Making Units)and Moradabad (Brassware) are the place have industry that will help in the business growth.
Yogi government had urged the Center to expedite the proposal in order to boost the religious business tourism in India.