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DGCA proposes steps for mental health of crew, air traffic controllers
22/02/2023 11:10 PM | Click to read full article
To ensure mental wellbeing of flight crew and air traffic controllers, civil aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has proposed various measures, including mental health assessment during the medical assessments and peer support programme. A circular will be issued to airlines and Airports Authority of India (AAI) to put in place the necessary provisions to implement the recommendations, a senior DGCA official said. Air Traffic Controllers (ATCOs) come under AAI.