Last Updated on Feb 2nd, 2024 by Sakshi Goyal, Leave a Comment
The Government of India plans to introduce biometric-based, automated immigration clearances at New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru Airports. Initially, this system will be rolled out for international passengers only. Know about this latest update in detail below –
Indian citizens will become a part of the system only after the issuance of E-Passports that will have both paper and electronic elements. Till then it would be only open to international passengers at New Delhi Airport, Mumbai Airport, and Bengaluru Airport.
So, if you are coming from the USA to India (such as traveling on New York to Mumbai flights and so on) through Mumbai Airport, Bengaluru Airport, or New Delhi Airport, you will be able to avail the facility.
In a recent meeting, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia had a discussion with the Chairman of the Airport Authority Of India (AAI) and the Chief Executive of Private Airports regarding the DigiYatra app to provide a paperless journey to domestic air passengers.
DigiYatra is a contactless air travel solution that uses facial recognition technology to ensure a hassle-free checking and verification process at airports, ensuring less waste of time and a seamless boarding process. According to Scindia, the DigiYatra facility will be made available to 25 more airports in 2024 which include Mumbai Airport, Bengaluru Airport, Delhi Airport, and more.
And, that’s all for now!
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