DGCA Guidelines to Reduce Carbon Emission

  • The DGCA has issued a Civil Aviation Requirement (CAR) on “Climate Change Initiatives and Local Air Quality Monitoring in Civil Aviation”.
  • As per provisions of this CAR, airlines are required to develop fuel management procedures without compromising with the safety of aircraft and its occupants.
  • Accordingly, to avoid additional fuel burn on account of unwanted extra weight, airlines have been asked for proper Weight Management.
  • Airlines have been also asked that carriage of unwanted items such as old magazines & newspapers, excess duty free material, extra water, excessive crew baggage, empty baggage and cargo containers, etc. shall be avoided on board the aircraft during flight.
  • From Environmental Protection point of view, any additional fuel consumption will lead to unwanted increase of carbon emissions.
  • The aviation community is committed to reduce the adverse impact of aviation on environment and this is one of the measures being adopted globally in this direction.

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Chavan Suyash Yeshwant Rao (AIR -56, CSE 2017) from Maharashtra talks about his journey to Civil Services Examination with Success Guru AK Mishra in the latest episode of Success Speaks on Doordarshan.
He has done his MBBS from a government college in Aurangabad & MD from Maulana Azad University in Delhi. When the idea of giving the UPSC exam strikes him, he wanted to clear it in the maiden attempt. And with his determination, willpower, and dedication he cleared UPSC Exam in his First Attempt only with All India Rank 56 and his desired Indian Foreign Services.