Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA)sets a new record of 19000 flying hours in 2021

What is the News?

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) has set a new record of 19000 flying hours in 2021 as against an average yearly flying output of 15000 per year during the previous five years.

What is Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA)?

IGRUA is a flying training school. It was established by the Government of India in the year 1986 as an Autonomous Body under the Societies Registration Act 1860.

Administered by: It is administered by a Governing Council under the Ex-officio Chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation. 

Location: Fursatganj Airfield, Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

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What is the significance of IGRUA?

The foreign nationals from Afghanistan, Royal Nepal Airlines, Mauritius, Zambia and  Seychelles have undergone Pilot Training at IGRUA.

Moreover, pilot training to candidates of Indian Airlines, BSF, Coast Guard candidates, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy is also provided by IGRUA as and when required.

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Source:This post is based on the articleIndira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA)sets a new record of 19000 flying hours in 2021’ published in PIB on 6th Jan 2022.

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