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Government cancels Air Suvidha form filling for international arrivals

The Air Suvidha portal was launched in August 2020 during the peak of the Corona pandemic. Through this Air Suvidha Form, a complete record of all the passengers coming from abroad is kept. The boarding pass was issued from the airlines only after giving the registration number of this form.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: India has abolished the condition of filling air facility form for international passengers. The government has said in a notice that foreign travelers coming to India will no longer need to fill the self-declaration form. This decision will be implemented from midnight. Till now it was necessary to fill this form before boarding. Frequent fliers and the travel industry have been demanding removal of the condition of filling and submitting the Air Suvidha form before flying to India.

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In a notice on Monday evening, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said, “In view of the steady decline in the number of cases of Covid-19 globally and nationally and in the light of significant progress in the vaccination coverage of Kovid-19, health and family The Ministry of Welfare has issued ‘Revised Guidelines for International Arrivals’.

The submission of self-declaration forms on the online Air Suvidha portal has been stopped as per the revised guidelines of the Ministry of Health.” However, the Ministry further added- ‘This rule will be reviewed further if needed in view of the situation of Kovid-19. can be done.’

Explain that during the peak of the Corona epidemic, the Central Government started the Air Suvidha Portal in 2020. Through this, a complete record of the passengers coming to India from abroad was kept. In these, the information about the mobile number, email address, passport details of the passengers, where they are going, where they are going to stay, was filled.

This exercise was started so that the infected passengers and the people who came in contact with them could be easily identified. Also, they can be easily traced if needed.

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It may be known that recently the central government had abolished the compulsion to wear masks inside the aircraft. Although it was advised by the government that they should not refrain from wearing masks and follow the Corona rules.

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