Q. With reference to the Voluntary Safety Reporting System, consider the following statements:
1.The system will facilitate the collection of information on actual or potential safety deficiencies on flight safety.
2.Voluntary Safety Reporting System is a substitute for Mandatory Safety Reporting System.
3.Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is implementing the system.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has introduced a Web-based system on the eGCA platform for voluntary reporting of incidents that pose a potential threat to flight safety. The system will facilitate the collection of information on actual or potential safety deficiencies that may not be captured by the mandatory safety reporting system.

Statement 2 is incorrect: the Voluntary Safety Reporting System was not a substitute for Mandatory Safety Reporting System that would continue to function.

Statement 3 is correct: Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is implementing the Voluntary Safety Reporting System.

Source: Online system for aviation safety