Firm step towards boosting air cargo in India

Civil Aviation ministry sets up board to resolve inter-ministerial issues hampering air cargo operations

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India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation has formed a 17-member Inter-Ministerial Air Cargo Logistic Board comprising representatives from various Ministries, that will lay down the policy guidelines for setting up air cargo facilities at airports and will also set performance standards relating to the quality of service in the air cargo logistic supply chain. 

The board was set up by Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh with the objective to resolve inter-ministerial issues that affect air cargo operations in the country. The Board will review, on a continuous basis, the general and sectoral policy regime governing air cargo logistic operations and remove the bottlenecks to efficiency.