Ministry of Civil Aviation (India)

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Ministry of Civil Aviation
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Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan
Agency overview
Jurisdiction IndiaRepublic of India
Headquarters Ministry of Civil Aviation
Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan
New Delhi
Ministers responsible

The Ministry of Civil Aviation of Government of India is the nodal Ministry responsible for the formulation of national policies and programmes for development and regulation of Civil Aviation and for devising and implementing schemes for the orderly growth and expansion of civil air transport. Its functions also extend to overseeing airport facilities, air traffic services and carriage of passengers and goods by air. The Ministry also administers implementation of the 1934 Aircraft Act and is administratively is responsible for the Commission of Railways Safety.

Composition of the Ministry[edit]

The ministry is under the charge of Pusapati Ashok Gajapati Raju, assisted by minister of state Dr. Mahesh Sharma.[1] The Secretary is the head of the Ministry and is assisted by one Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, three Joint Secretaries, seven officers of the level of Director / Deputy Secretary / Financial Controller and ten officers of the level of Under Secretary. It is located at Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi.[2]


The Ministry has under its purview the following organisations:


Attached Offices[edit]

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

PSUs and Joint Ventures[edit]

Aircraft projects[edit]

See also[edit]


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  3. ^ a b c d e f "Ministry of Civil Aviation." Government of India. Retrieved on 20 February 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Commission of Railway Safety." Ministry of Civil Aviation. Retrieved on 19 February 2012.

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