New Delhi, 28 February 2018: CELEBI DELHI CARGO TERMINAL Pvt Ltd, has launched Indias first BCAS (Bureau of Civil Aviation Security) accredited Aviation Security Training Institute located inside the Airport premises.
With the operationalization of this institute Celebi India will be able to give Aviation Security training and certification accredited by Civil Aviation Security Regulator-BCAS as per NCASTP-National Civil Aviation Security Training Programme.
Shri Kumar Rajesh Chandra, DG - Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) while speaking at the inauguration ceremony of ASTI, congratulated the Celebi team, and asked them to carry on working in this direction. He said Terrorists have to be lucky once and we have to be lucky all the time. Though we try our level best that security should be intelligent but one needs to realize that security is non- negotiable. At BCAS it has always been our endeavor to provide the guidelines and perception. Cargo security is the weaker area and setting up of this institute is a welcome step in this direction.
Mr. Ramesh Mamidala, CEO, Çelebi, Delhi Cargo Terminal Management India Pvt. Ltd., said So far we have taken help from external training institutes, and for that we had to coordinate for external logistics amongst other requirements. We at Celebi itself have close to 3500 people who will be required to take the training including screeners and other staffs. We are also willing to help other partners in the industry and trade and therefore this institute will be advantageous to the industry. This Institute will also be a part of The Celebi Global Academy that we are in the process of establishing in India.
ASTI (AVIATION SECURITY TRAINING INSTITUTE) certification is a formal evaluation and confirmation by National Aviation Security Authority in India, a BUREAU OF CIVIL AVIATION SECURITY.
The Appropriate Authority for Civil Aviation Security in India i.e. DG - BCAS for the purpose of securing the safety of Aircraft operations, directs thirteen security control functions/ activities pertaining to aircraft operations
The Aviation Security Training Institute of CELEBI will conduct the following AVSEC Courses:
1) AVSEC Initial Induction Course. 05 days
2) AVSEC Basic Course for Security Staff. 13 days
3) AVSEC training for X-Ray Screeners (Stand Alone). 03 days
4) AVSEC Basic Refresher. 03 days
5) 1 day AVSEC Awareness Programme 1 day
6) Any other AVSEC Training allotted by DG, BCAS.
About Çelebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management India Pvt. Ltd.
Çelebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management India Pvt. Ltd., was formed in November 2009 when Turkish Ground Handling Major Çelebi Aviation Holding was awarded concession by the airport's operator, Delhi International Airport Private Ltd (DIAL) for providing cargo handling services at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI), New Delhi. As per the concession, Çelebi has been entrusted to develop, modernize and finance the existing cargo terminal for a period of 25 years. For more information please visit http://www.celebiaviation.com/.
About Çelebi Aviation Holding
Çelebi Aviation Holding, as a group provides ground handling and cargo handling services to almost all the known carriers worldwide. With an experience of more than 55 years spread over 2 continents & 36 different countries Çelebi today provides Passenger service, Ramp Services, Load Control, Transportation, Representation, Administration and Supervision, Cargo and Mail / Storage Services, Carrier Truck and Off-line cargo handling, Support Services, Aircraft Security Services, General Aviation Services and Platinum Services. Globally, Çelebi, is developing the framework of the principle of giving back to the community in the form of different activities, particularly in Health, Education and Environment. For further information please visit http://www.celebisocialresponsibility.com/.