Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday inaugurated the new campus of the Indian Aviation Academy (IAA) in New Delhi.
The new world class campus aims to enhance and augment its training and hostel capabilities to more than double.
The Minister said, “With its enhanced strength, the IAA academy would go a long way in meeting the growing demand for skilled manpower in the aviation sector.”
The Indian Aviation Academy was constituted under the aegis of National Institute of Aviation Management and research Society (NIAMAR) on 22nd July, 2010 as a joint training academy of Airports Authority of India, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security and Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
The academy aims to provide training and conduct research; consultancy services in various areas of the aviation sector, like airports and aviation management, safety regulations, security and other related areas.
A large number of professionally skilled and trained manpower are required to operate, manage and maintain the future international air transport system. “The New IAA campus has been equipped to meet the skilling and training needs of the future,” the Ministry said in an official statement.
R.N. Choubey, Secretary, Civil Aviation said, “The Institute Director and faculty should regularly assess the manpower needs of the aviation industry and keep updating the syllabus accordingly to make the courses relevant.”