Amit Shah, the minister of the interior, and Jyotiraditya Scindia, the minister of civil aviation, evaluated the infrastructure and facilities at the major airports in the nation and gave orders to all relevant agencies to create and implement standards for travellers’ speedy, safe, and convenient transit.
A spokesperson for the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) stated the MHA, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), and other organisations have started a number of initiatives to improve and enhance the infrastructure and services at major airports.
“The Minister for Civil Aviation Shri @JM_Scindia and the Home Minister Shri @AmitShah examined the amenities & infrastructure at key airports. The conference was intended to address needs brought on by the nation’s rapidly expanding domestic and international aviation mobility, the official tweeted. In the conference, instructions were given on how to create and offer criteria for travellers’ speedy, safe, and convenient travel experiences.
Ajay Bhalla, the union home secretary, attended the conference along with other top representatives from MoCA, the Intelligence Bureau, the Bureau of Immigration, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, the Central Industrial Security Force, and the Airports Authority of India. In response to an increase in domestic air passenger traffic, the government has been taking a number of steps to improve the infrastructure and staffing at airports, including Delhi airport.
“Met Union Minister of Home Affairs & Cooperation Shri @AmitShah Ji, along with AAI, CISF, BCAS & Immigration officials to review the plan for capacity and manpower expansion at certain airports,” Scindia wrote in a tweet.
He said, “We are committed to ensuring smooth processing of air passengers in the upcoming peak travel season.” In June, domestic air passenger traffic increased by almost 19% to about 1.25 crore from the same month the previous year. The most recent official statistics show that domestic airlines transported 124.87 lakh passengers in June.