The Aircraft Amendment Bill, 2020 was recently passed by the Lok Sabha. It seeks to make the 3 regulatory bodies in civil aviation sector into statutory bodies. Directorate General of Civil Aviation The Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA is a regulatory body in the civil aviation sector, headquartered in New Delhi. It is ..
Bureau of Civil Aviation Security: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by a voice vote in the Lok Sabha. This bill seeks to amend Aircraft Act, 1934. It aims to convert three existing regulatory bodies under the Civil Aviation Ministry into statutory bodies. The regulatory institutions, which are mentioned in the bill are DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), ..
The regulator of Aviation security in India, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) recently notified that it has banned e-cigarettes and similar products in all airports and aircrafts in India. It has also prohibited distribution, sale, storage of such products in any airport premises or any aircraft that departs or arrives in India. Last year, ..
Arun Kumar, an IAS officer of 1989 batch of Haryana cadre, has been appointed as the new chief of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Kumar is also the additional secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The DGCA is the Indian governmental regulatory body for civil aviation under the Ministry of Civil Aviation ..
Kumar Rajesh Chandra, A 1985 batch IPS officer, has been appointed the new Director-General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and will hold the post till 31st December 2021 i.e. date of his retirement on superannuation or until further orders. He succeeded S.S. Deswal. Prior to this post, Chandra was DG at Bureau of Civil Aviation ..