Hon’ble Minister for Civil Aviation launched, NIC developed ‘CACS’ and ‘e-BCAS’ projects in New Delhi
December 31, 2019
Hon’ble Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs, Civil Aviation and MoS Commerce & Industry, Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, launched the Biometric enabled Centralised Access Control System (CACS) and ‘e-BCAS Project Training Module’on 30 December 2019, in New Delhi.
These two projects are designed and developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), and are important milestones to enhance security and ease of doing business at airports.
Senior officials of the Ministry of Civil aviation (MoCA), Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and officials from National Informatics Centre (NIC) were present on the occasion.
NIC developed CACS project is aimed to digitize the employee movement process at the airports. This multi-layered security system encompasses the uniqueness of the Airport Entry Permit (AEP)users, biometric authentication in addition to PIN-based identity verification through contactless smart card technology, which manages access of personnel along with RFID based automated vehicle access control system according to the region, terminal, zone, and gate access privileges. CACS project is bound to assist around 2 Lakhs employees of various stakeholders who move in & out of the airport on a daily basis.
The ‘e-BCAS Project: Training Module’aimed at helping more than 1.5 lac employees of various stakeholders by migrating from manual process of training to digital platform.The objective of the e-BCAS project is to make all the activities in the BCAS transparent, user-friendly, and efficient and above all, the project intends to provide an ease of doing business with the stakeholders.