Presentation on theme: "Safety Oversight System in India 20 TH SCM of COSCAP-SA 05 April 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Safety Oversight System in India 20 TH SCM of COSCAP-SA 05 April 2011
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 2 Directorate General of Civil Aviation Attached organisation under the Ministry of Civil Aviation DGCA is the principal regulatory body in the field of civil aviation.
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 3 Directorate General of Civil Aviation
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 4 History Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) was formed under the Aircraft Act of Till 1972, the DGCA was the regulator as well as the service provider for CNS and ATM and also managed all the airports in the country International Airports Authority of India (IAAI) formed (to manage four international airports - Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai ) National Airports Authority (NAA) (to manage the domestic airports) IAAI and NAA merged to form the present Airports Authority of India (AAI)
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 5 Vision of DGCA Endeavour to promote safe and efficient Air Transportation through regulation and proactive safety oversight system.
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 6 Total registered aircraft : 1598 Air Operators in India No. of No. of Orgn. Aircraft Scheduled* Non scheduled _______________ Total * Includes 2 Scheduled Cargo airline Civil Aviation Industry in India
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 7 Licensed Personnel Pilots : 10,000 Airline Transport Pilots : 3500 Commercial Pilots : 5500 Foreign Pilots : 570 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers : 10,000
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 8 Public use - 84 (used for scheduled air transport services) (5 of these the following Airports are privately managed: Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) Hyderabad International Airport Limited (HIAL) Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) Private use - 16 Aerodromes
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 9 Growth in domestic passenger traffic - 18% (2010) Growth in Civil Aviation Industry
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 10 Growth in international passenger traffic – 7.9% (2010) Growth in Civil Aviation Industry
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 11 Growth in cargo - 21% (2010) Growth in Civil Aviation Industry
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 12 Audit of DGCA by International Agencies 1997FAA, USA – International Aviation Safety Assessment team DGCA India was rated in Category I Follow-up in 2001 ICAO – Universal Safety Oversight Audit team DGCA has a comprehensive regulatory framework System established by the DGCA enabled the State to fully comply with its obligations. A sound system of control and supervision existed in India.
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA Universal Safety Oversight Audit team of ICAO Total of 70 findings 63 out of 70 findings have already been addressed. Remaining findings mainly in the area of CNS/ATM are being addressed through ICAO TCB project Based on ICAO s audit report FAA, USA – International Aviation Safety Assessment team DGCA India retained Category I. Audit of DGCA by International Agencies
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 14http://dgca.gov.in14 Formation of CAA India ICAO conducted a feasibility study for the Establishment of a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in India A committee formed by the Government is reviewing the report Report has recommended setting up of an autonomous Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in India with financial and administrative flexibility to meet functional requirements of an effective safety oversight system
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 15http://dgca.gov.in15 Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council (CASAC) Setup in May 2010 under the Chairmanship of the Director General Objective – Strengthen aviation safety through synergisation of available expertise Now brought under the Chairmanship of Secretary (Civil Aviation) The Council meets at frequent intervals. FOUR meetings held since formation
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 16http://dgca.gov.in16 Works through six Groups in the areas of Operations Aerodromes Air Navigation Services Airworthiness General Aviation Helicopter Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council (CASAC)
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 17 ICAO TCB Projects Enhancement of Aerodromes Safety Oversight Capability in DGCA Project completed Recommendations under implementation Enhancement of Flight Safety oversight capability in DGCA Project completed Draft report reviewed in DGCA Highlights: Identification of deficiencies in legislation Reorganization from flight safety enhancement point of view Design of training courses including on-job-training Inputs to State Safety Programme
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 18 ICAO TCB Projects 18 Establishment of Air Navigation Services safety oversight capability in DGCA Commenced Will lay down processes and documents in the area of ANS to improve safety oversight capability of DGCA Three ICAO experts in the areas of ATS, CNS and MET in India for the year long project Two experts in the areas of AIS and SAR for three months
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 19 State Safety Programme - India State Safety Programme prepared by as required by ICAO European Commission under the project Institutional Capacity Building for the Civil Aviation Sector in India (ICCA) assisted DGCA in the finalisation of SSP SSP Training for DGCA and industry conducted by ICAO in May 2010
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 20 Safety Policy and implementation of SSP Safety Policy of India prepared Director General under the Aircraft Rules is responsible for formulation and implementation of SSPSSP Implementation of SSP phased – upto November 2013
20 th SCM of COSCAP-SA 21 Safety Management Systems Organisation engaged in the operation of aircraft and aerodromes, provision of air traffic services, training of personnel, maintenance, design and manufacture of aeronautical products required to establish and maintain Safety Management Systems Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR) issued Phase-wise implementation (3 year) commenced Active interaction with service providers for implementation Collaborative regime being ushered in