All airports in India to have body scanners in 2 years

All airports in India to have body scanners in 2 years

New Delhi - Current equipment at airports cannot detect non-metallic explosives.



By IANS

Published: Thu 29 Aug 2019, 5:00 PM

Last updated: Thu 29 Aug 2019, 7:27 PM

All airports in the country will be equipped with body scanners in the next two years, a senior official said on Thursday.

Accordingly, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has made it compulsory to equip all airports with body scanners.

The development assumes significance as the current equipment at airports cannot detect non-metallic explosives.


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