New Delhi, November 20: The central government on Friday explained that it had to extend the deadline for stakeholders to submit their views on the draft civil aviation policy to widen the basket of comments and suggestions to create more inclusive norms for the sector. The reasons for extending the last day for receiving stakeholders’ comments from November 21 to 30 was made public by Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju. Raju spoke while iugurating the ‘Air Cargo Summit-2015’ which was organised under the aegis of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry here. The minister urged all the stakeholder to submit their suggestions to the government to eble the formation of a comprehensive policy with a life span of three to five years. On November 18, the civil aviation ministry had extended the deadline for receiving the stakeholders comments from November 21th-30th. The draft civil aviation policy was released on October 30 and has been put in public domain to garner feedback and suggestions from all stakeholders before filisation. The policy is expected to be presented to the union cabinet for fil approval after formal suggestions and feedback have been received. (IANS)
'Comments deadline extended for more inclusive policy'