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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Civil Aviation

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1354

TO BE ANSWERED ON 05.12.2006

Regulation of Airlines for Emission Norms .

1354.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of CIVIL AVIATION be pleased to state:-
whether Government propose to regulate airlines in terms of CO2 emissions over country, given the impact of CO2 emission on environment?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) OF THE MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION ( SHRI PRAFUL PATEL )

No, Sir. As a Member State of International Civil Aviation Organization (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.