The key areas identified for this project include infrastructure, tourism, green energy and skill development. The entire project is approximately budgeted at Rs 650 crore and will have 60% local employment, much to the delight of the locals.
Five islands—Avis, Long, Little Andaman, Smith and Ross have been identified to kick-start this project and another 12 will be added later. The following are looking to undergo makeovers:
With the completion of civil work on Diglipur airport, Andaman Airways will commence operations from June 2019. Port Blair will be the authorised immigration centre for entry and exit for all passengers from India.