• Explained: India’s new policy on air sports
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    Explained: India’s new policy on air sports

    The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation on June 7 released a new policy on air sports in India. “This is an industry that is ripe for the picking but it lacked, until today, architecture to propel it forward,” said Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. He said that the policy aims to “organise a previously unregulated sector” and could potentially generate annual revenue of Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000 crore in the near future. What activities are classified as air sports? The National Air Sport Policy (NASP), 2022, lists 11 games under this category. These include aerobatics, aero modelling and rocketry, ballooning, amateur-built and experimental aircraft, drones, gliding and power gliding,…

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  • India’s Draft National Air Sports Policy 2022 – Does It Comply With The Domestic Framework?
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    India’s Draft National Air Sports Policy 2022 – Does It Comply With The Domestic Framework?

    Wednesday, 02 March 2022 By Vidushpat Singhania, Nachiket Yagnik In India, policies governing any category of sports are generally issued by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. However, in a surprising turn of events, on 1 January 22, it was the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India (MoCA), which released the Draft National Air Sports Policy, 2022[1] (NASP) for public comments. The objective[2] of the NASP is to improve the state of aero sports in India, with a vision to make India one of the top nations in air sports by 2030. Furthermore, the NASP aims to provide a safe, affordable, accessible, and sustainable air sports ecosystem in…

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