The aviation e-Security module likely to be completed by June 2022

The aviation e-Security module is likely to be completed by June 2022 and the e-Quality control programme is likely to be completed by August this year.

The single-window facility for approvals of security programmes related to aviation safety is likely to be ready by June this year, Union minister of civil aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia, said on Monday, April 11.

In a parliamentary consultative committee attached to the civil aviation ministry, Scindia, on Monday, April 11 said that the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) establishes, develops, implements maintains and reviews the National Aviation Security (AvSec) programme.

The aviation e-Security module is likely to be completed by June 2022

“The e-Security programme is the single window facility for security programme approvals. The e-Quality control module is for security audit and security inspection of airports. The three modules: e-Sahaj, CACS and e-training have been completed and launched. The e-Security module is likely to be completed by June 2022 and the e-Quality control programme is likely to be completed by August this year,” a statement from the ministry read.

“BCAS has now undertaken e-BCAS, an initiative under e-Governance for automation of internal processes. This will be an online platform for the facilitation of stakeholders. It will leverage strengths of existing processes and organization structure, with the objective to make entire activities transparent, user-friendly and efficient.

The Centralized Access Control System (CACS) deals with online systems for a biometric aerodrome entry permits and vehicle entry permit. It will regulate access of employees of approved government and private entities and authorized vehicles across zones at airports.”

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union Minister of Civil Aviation

The meeting was also attended by the minister of state Gen (Retd) Dr VK Singh, secretary civil aviation Rajiv Bansal and officers of the ministry, Airports Authority of India, BCAS and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

He also said that 16 training courses are being run for aviation security training and certifications.

The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) is an attached office of the Ministry of Civil Aviation in India. It is the regulatory authority for civil aviation security in India.

The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) is an attached office of the Ministry of Civil Aviation in India.

It is headed by an officer of the rank of Director General of Police and is designated as Director General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security.

The Director General, BCAS is the appropriate authority for the implementation of Annexure 17(Security: Safeguarding International Civil Aviation Against Acts of Unlawful Interference) to the Chicago convention of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

The Director General, BCAS is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the National Civil Aviation Security Programme.

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