Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA, Hindi: इन्दिरा गांधी राष्ट्रीय उड़ान अकादमी, Indira Gandhi National Aviation Academy) is an aviation school under the Ministry of Civil Aviation of India. The agency head office is located in Raebareli Airport (Fursatganj Airfield) in Raebareli district, Uttar Pradesh. The agency also has a liaison office in the administrative block at Safdarjung Airport in New Delhi.
- "About Us." Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi. Retrieved on 20 February 2012.
- "Contact Address." Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi. Retrieved on 20 February 2012. "Head Office: Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi Fursatganj Airfield CSM Nagar 229302 U.P. INDIA" and "Liaison Office at Delhi: Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi Admin Block, Safdarjung Airport New Delhi - 110 003 INDIA"
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi, Rae Bareli is an autonomous body under the control of the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The Governing Council is the supreme body of the organization and the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation is its chairman and members. IGRUA has entered into a Management Contract with Global Aviation Giant CAE, Canada for service to the nation at par with International standards. The foundation stone of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi, commonly called IGRUA, was laid by the Late Capt Rajiv Gandhi, the then Hon’ble Prime Minister of India in 1985. The main objective of the Akademi is to improve the Flying Training standards in the Civil Aviation Industry and to impart Line Oriented Flying Training of International Standards, as per ICAO norms. The students are honed thoroughly for easy transition to Airline industry.
IGRUA is South Asia's pioneer flying training Akademi.With India's best flying instructors serving the institute. AVM (Retd.) Rajesh Lal, the former CFI of IGRUA was an 'A2" qualified instructor at the premier Air Force Academy. IGRUA provides an opportunity to all the cadets to train under a very disciplined and peaceful environment. Majority of the cadets who graduated from the akademi were placed in the national carrier, Air India,until the aviation crises started in India and all vacancies dried up.
- (English)/(Hindi) Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi
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