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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
27-December-2017 19:34 IST
Proposal to Take Over BCAS


Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has proposed transfer of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security from Ministry of Civil Aviation to Union Home Ministry for better coordination of all the security agencies engaged in Civil Aviation Security.

Issues relating to strengthening of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) such as manpower, training and availability of equipment at various airports is reviewed on a continuous basis and action taken wherever required, by all the stakeholders such as Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security and Airport Operators.


This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.