The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has formed a ‘High Level Safety Coordination Committee’ comprising the expertise from ministries, aviation operators organizations and other aviation experts organization which will be responsible to propose the measures related to improvement in domestic civil aviation industry to the government.
According to the Highly Placed Source by the CAAN, it states that the ‘High Level Safety Coordination Committee’’ will identify prevailing challenges in Nepal’s aviation sector and suggest improvement measures directly to the government. The ‘High Level Safety Coordination Committee’ was established as accordance to the TOR on the 345th meeting held by CAA Nepal as the CAA Nepal being progressive to implement State Safety Program (SSP) under the standard of ICAO, Global Aviation Safety Plan (Doc. 10004).
CAAN’s Safety Management Division acting as the Secretary, the team comprises of 08-members comprises including aviation expertise, organization and ministries. An official quoted that, the team was formed with an objective to utilize the expertise of different people in the civil aviation industry to improve the entire aviation sector and mitigate the challenges faced.
The ‘High Level Safety Coordination Committee’ comprises of CAANs DG, Joint Secretary at Accident and Investigation Committee (MoCTCA), Deputy DG from Meteorological Forecasting Division, Deputy DG (upamahanirdeshak) from Aviation Security Division CAAN, DDG Air Navigation Service Safety Standards Department (CAAN), General Manager (mahaprabhandak) from TIA, Director (Prabandanirkeshak) from NAC and President of Airlines Operators Association of Nepal.