Pawan Hans: Purpose- General Economics & Indian Economy

Q.  Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Pawan Hans is PSU that provides helicopter services to ONGC, North east India and Andaman NIcobar island.
2. Jal Hans is a joint venture has been formed between Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) and the Andaman and Nicobar administration for boosting coastal tourism which provides India's first seaplane service.

- Published on 12 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both
d. None

ANSWER: Both
 
Jal Hans aims to promote tourism and connectivity by connecting far flung islands and backwaters with the mainland in a country that has a 7400-kilometre long shoreline. Initially Jal Hans started flying from Port Blair to Havelock Island, where Waterdrome infrastructure is being installed and then Diglipur, again at a waterdrome.

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