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Covid-19 crisis: On a rebound, Customs clears relief aid in minutes

Delhi Customs tops the list in air cargo clearance; Chennai and Ahmedabad next after criticism over slow approvals

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Dilasha Seth  |  New Delhi 



About 75 per cent of air cargo was cleared within 48 hours on Thursday, compared to just 55 per cent on Monday
About 75 per cent of air cargo was cleared within 48 hours on Thursday, compared to just 55 per cent on Monday

As the government swung into action to facilitate faster clearance of Covid-19 relief aid shipments arriving from several countries earlier this week, real time customs data indicates a sharp improvement in air cargo approval time across key airports in the country. About 75 per cent of air cargo was cleared within 48 hours on Thursday, compared to just 55 per cent on Monday, according to ICEDASH, an interactive visual dashboard.

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First Published: Sat, May 08 2021. 06:10 IST

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