Burning updates:

According to the decision of the central government, a total of 1924 security personnel of the Private Security Agency (PSA) are being deployed at 60 airports of the country. They will be posted in place of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel who are performing non-core duties.

This decision will reduce the security expenditure and will enable CISF personnel to be deployed at more airports, thereby strengthening the security system. This decision will further help in the operation of new domestic and international airports.

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has appointed 581 security personnel from Directorate General of Rehabilitation (DGR) sponsored security agencies as non-core posts at 45 airports. These security personnel will be deployed at selected airports after completing the Aviation Security (AVSEC) training programme.

161 DGR personnel will participate in AVSEC training programs for 16 airports from today. They will be posted after completing the training. 74 DGR security personnel have been deployed at the Kolkata airport after undergoing the AVSEC training program before September 9. The process of deployment of remaining security personnel is going on.