The ministry of civil aviation held the first meeting of its Security Advisory Council under the chairmanship of secretary, Dr Nasim Zaidi. Senior officials of the ministry of civil aviation, the director general of civil aviation (DGCA), the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), CISF, Delhi police and DIAL etc attended the meeting.
A number of issues like improvements in existing procedures at airport, measures for implementation of screening measures like advance imaging technology, balanced implementation of security measures, measures for improving cargo security, measures to frame rules and regulation for enhancing aviation security, city side policing, measures for public interface of enforcement agencies, training and capacity building were discussed in the meeting.
Commissioner, BCAS, also made a power point presentation on aviation security.
Addressing the meeting, Dr Zaidi said that there should be continuous review and up-gradation of security mechanisms to tackle the security breaches and meet international security standards.