Directorate General of Civil Aviation Current Affairs, GK & News

DGCA raises the Domestic Airfares

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has announced an increase in the fares of air travel on February 11, 2021. The fare has been increased up to Rs 5,600. Highlights The government highlighted that the fare hike was necessitated because of the opening of the aviation market. While, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) ..

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Drone Incubation Fund Allocation Slashed to Less than Rs 500 Crores

The Central Government has announced that its incubation fund, named as DISHA, aimed at the promotion of indigenous manufacturing of unmanned aerial vehicles, will be allocated less than Rs 500 crores, in the wake of the recession triggered by the COVID 19 pandemic. The fund was earlier allocated a sum of Rs 2000 crores but ..

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Lok Sabha passes Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020

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), ..

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Portal for grant of Permission for Aerial Survey launched by Defence Minister

For obtaining No Objection Certificate (NOC), with the final permission for undertaking Aerial photography/remote sensing survey from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh on Monday, 6th January 2020 has launched a web portal  www.modnoc.ncog.gov.in. The Minister at the launch emphasized on the need for developing an internal ..

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Dunzo, Throttle get DGCA nod to test long-range drones

Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA), India’s civil aviation authority has given approval to the applications of Google-backed hyperlocal delivery startup Dunzo and Bengaluru-based drone maker Throttle Aerospace Systems to test long-range and autonomous drone use. The long range drones can significantly enhance logistic services in Indian hinterland and may become a significant multiplier to ..

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