Government working on e-passports: Jaishankar
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 6:10 PM
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday said the government was working on introduction of e-passports and aims to issue 22 million in the first phase. The Ministry has plans to issue chip-enabled e-passports to citizens with advanced security features. "In the first phase we want to bring in about 22 million inlays electronic passports," he added.
Federal Aviation Administration retains highest aviation safety ranking for India
Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 6:49 AM
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has retained India's aviation safety rating at Category 1, a spokesman at India's aviation regulator said on Tuesday. FAA had conducted an audit of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in July the third since 2013 to confirm India's adherence to standards laid down by the International Civil Aviation Organisation and oversight of Indian airlines.