New Delhi. 29th November, 2015. The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, BCAS has fully met the target of implementation of security norms prescribed by the UN oversight body, ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation). The ICAO team recently conducted audit of Indian civil aviation security and security at Delhi airport in October, 2015 across nine audit areas including legislative and regulatory architecture, performance of security personnel, security training, etc. They have noted that effective implementation of aviation security in India stands at 99.23 %. Similarly, India’s compliance of ICAO security requirements stands at 99.59 %. The global average for effective implementation of aviation security and for compliance of ICAO security requirements stands at 66 %.
ICAO carries out periodic audits of member countries and assesses their implementation of norms prescribed by ICAO. Earlier the ICAO team had conducted audit of Indian aviation security systems in February 2011 and at that time, the above figures were at 89%.