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FAA Upgrades Indian Civil Aviation Management to Category-I Status

[New Delhi]FAA Upgrades Indian Civil Aviation Management to Category-I Status Director General Of Civil Aviation Is Upgraded to Category-I Status.
Secretary, US Department of Transportation, Anthony Foxx informed the Minister of Civil Aviation P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju that Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has conveyed that Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has been upgraded to Category-I status. He was leading a high level US delegation for a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister and key officers of the Ministry here today.
This meeting succeeded the series of meetings held by US President Barack Obama and the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. On the occasion, a presentation was made on the growth of civil aviation sector in India to identify areas in which partnership, technical cooperation and “Make in India” can be developed. During the meeting, opportunities of collaboration in development of infrastructure, air safety, aviation security, skill development, MROs, National Aviation University and manufacture of aircrafts were discussed. Two sides agreed to develop a productive relationship by establishing a Joint Working Group between the two countries.
The US delegation included Ms. Susan Kurland, Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs and Ms. Leocadia Zak, Director US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

To Develop Academic Standards of international level Govt To Setup Aviation University

To Develop Academic Standards of international level Govt To Setup Aviation University
Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati inaugurated a day long workshop on National Aviation University . The workshop aimed to arrive at an integrated perspective on post-graduate and under graduate education, research domains, executive education, industry linkages and skilling, faculty sourcing and Ministry-University relationship.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati said that the objective of the University shall be to develop academic standards of an international level and undertake other measures as it may deemed fit to facilitate the development for skilled aviation manpower including the licensed category of aviation personnel. He added that a sense of direction should guide the measures for promoting innovation in teaching-learning process and undertaking inter-disciplinary studies and research.
Drawing attention of the participants towards the shortage of manpower in the sector, Dr. Mahesh Sharma emphasized that deliberations at the workshop should be a guiding map for the civil aviation industry.
The Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University Act, 2013 received the assent of the President on 18th September, 2013 to establish a university by the name of “Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University” at Fursatganj in district Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh.