High-powered air cargo promotion board for India

India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation has announced the formation of an Inter- Ministerial Air Cargo Logistic Board headed by Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation. The move is in direct response to recommendations put forth by the air cargo working group, established by the Ministry for the purposes of setting priorities and making recommendations on policy issues.


High-powered air cargo promotion board for India


India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation has announced the formation of an Inter- Ministerial Air Cargo Logistic Board headed by Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation. The move is in direct response to recommendations put forth by the air cargo working group, established by the Ministry for the purposes of setting priorities and making recommendations on policy issues.

The country’s Civil Aviation Minister, Shri Ajit Singh set up the Board with an objectives to resolve inter-ministerial issues affecting air cargo operations in the country. It will review, on a continuous
basis, the general and sectoral policy regime governing air cargo logistic operations and remove the bottlenecks to efficiency.

The new Board will lay down the policy guidelines for setting up of 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 17-member Board will have representatives of the level of Joint
Secretary and above from various Central Ministries and  Departments covering a broad framework of functions.