GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1899
TO BE ANSWERED ON 18th AUGUST 2011
Audit of Flying Schools
1899. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of CIVIL AVIATION be pleased to state:-
(a) Whether Government has completed the audit of all the flying schools in the country;
(b) If so, the findings of the audit report; and
(c) The action that has been taken against the erring schools?
MINISTER OF OVERSEAS INDIAN AFFAIRS & MINISTER OF CIVIL AVIATION
(SHRI VAYALAR RAVI)
(a) To (c):- Audit is an ongoing process. 20 Flying Clubs have been audited by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The discrepancies found during the audit include not maintaining proper documents; non-completion of Flying training Dossiers; improper briefing and de-briefing; non-maintenance of dissemination registers for working engineers etc. Corrective action as per the nature of Audit Observation is taken with the concerned flying training institutes with the aim to improve the system. Further, inspections of facilities at the flying training institutes is carried out by DGCA to ensure compliance of laid down norms and procedures before renewal of approval.