Recently, the Ministry of Civil Aviation released a draft National Air Sports Policy (NASP) for public feedback. The draft policy is available on the website of the Civil Aviation Ministry.
The mission is to provide a safe, affordable, accessible, enjoyable and sustainable air sports ecosystem in India.
All competitions in India will be conducted as per the guidelines laid down by FAI.
Air sports by their very nature involve a higher level of risk than flying a regular aircraft. NASP 2022 places strong focus on ensuring international best practices in safety.
India has the potential to be among the leading nations in the world of air sports due to the following-
Other than the direct revenue from air sports activities, the multiplier benefits in terms of growth of travel, tourism, infrastructure and local employment, especially in hilly areas of the country, are several times greater.
The creation of air sports hubs across the country will also bring in air sports professionals and tourists from across the world.