(Last Updated On: November 28, 2015)
Govt of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation on 28-November, 2015
BCAS Achieves Full Implementation of ICAO Recommendations
The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, BCAS has fully met the target of implementation of security norms prescribed by the UN oversight body, ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation). The ICAO team recently conducted audit of Indian civil aviation security and security at Delhi airport in October, 2015 across nine audit areas including legislative and regulatory architecture, performance of security personnel, security training, etc. They have noted that effective implementation of aviation security in India stands at 99.23 %. Similarly, India’s compliance of ICAO security requirements stands at 99.59 %.
ICAO carries out periodic audits of member countries and assesses their implementation of norms prescribed by ICAO. Earlier the ICAO team had conducted audit of Indian aviation security systems in February 2011 and at that time, the above figures were at 89%.