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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Environment and Forests

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1855

TO BE ANSWERED ON 08.12.2006

CO2 Emission by Airlines

 

1855.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

  

Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS be pleased to state
whether Government are planning to regulate airlines in terms of CO2 emissions over our country in view of the impact of CO2 emissions by them on our environment?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS
(SHRI NAMO NARAIN MEENA)

No, Sir. As a Member State of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), India follows the requirements laid down by ICAO for emission standards. The aircraft under scheduled/non-scheduled operation in India are certified with emission levels within limits as prescribed by ICAO standards.