Air Traffic Controllers’ Guild (India) has been conducting seminars for the benefit of aviation sector. A two-day seminar was organized on 20th and 21st October 2010 on the topic “ATM-AIRPORTS-AIRLINES: INDIA INITIATIVES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE” as part of our activities for the International Day of the Air Traffic Controller. This issue was taken up to stimulate the development in the country’s aerospace manufacturing sector as India is on a growth curve especially in the aviation sector. The two-day Seminar was organized in five Technical Sessions.

The Seminar was inaugurated by the Indian Minister of Civil Aviation, Mr. Praful Patel. The renowned participants in the seminar included Mr. Yashwant S. Bhave, Chairman Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA), Mr Ajay Prasad, Former Secretary, Ministry of Defence & Civil Aviation and Mr Alexis Brathwaite, President And CEO, International Federation of ATC Associations (IFATCA).

The inaugural ceremony was followed by technical sessions that included presentations from eminent experts from renowned aerospace companies, industry representatives, defence, FAA, airport operators, IT sector, regulators and ATM experts.