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Government of India
Ministry of Civil Aviation
24-August-2012 18:06 IST
Air Passenger Safety
In order to further strengthen the Aviation Safety environment through synergisation of available expertise, Government has re-constituted the Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council (CASAC) on 23.07.2012. The CASAC shall perform the following functions

(i) Advise the DGCA on the following key areas:
• Operations of aircraft (commercial and General Aviation)
• Aerodromes and Heliports
• Air Navigation Services
• Air Operator Certification
• Airworthiness of aircraft including maintenance
• Certification of aeronautical products
• Human Performance and Training and

(ii) Review the existing regulatory frame work and give recommendations to further strengthen the aviation safety
(iii) Develop, examine and recommend incorporation of best regulatory practices
(iv) Recommend short, medium and long term measures of safety enhancement and
(v) Reflect public view on aviation safety matters.

This information was given by the Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Ajit Singh in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.