GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Defence
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 316
TO BE ANSWERED ON 21.11.2007
Exemption of Three Service Chiefs from Security Procedures at Airports.
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:-
(a) whether his Ministry has taken up with the Ministry of Civil Aviation that three Service Chiefs be exempted from security procedures at civil airports in line with the treatment given to the Ministers and senior bureaucrats; and
(b) if so, the reaction of the Ministry of Civil Aviation thereto?
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
(SHRI A.K. ANTONY)
(a) Yes, Sir.
(b) Ministry of Civil Aviation and Bureau of Civil Aviation Security have stated that according exemption to Service Chiefs will lead to similar demands from some other authorities