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E-immigration process for international fliers soon, says Scindia

Airports across the world have started using biometrics to create automated lanes for immigration clearance at airports

Jyotiraditya Scindia, civil aviation
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Scindia, while speaking during an event organised by industry body Assocham, said: "One of the things that we are looking at doing, and this is in conjunction with the Union home ministry, is biometrics and digitising immigration processes and that p

Deepak Patel New Delhi
The Central government is in the process of digitising immigration procedures using biometric technology at airports in India to ensure ease of travel for international passengers, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Wednesday.

The major airports in the country, such as those in Delhi and Bengaluru, were congested on several days during the last month, amid the peak travel season. Currently, the immigration clearance procedure for international passengers is done manually at airports by officers of Bureau of Immigration, which works under the Union home ministry.

Airports across the world have started using biometrics to create automated

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First Published: Jan 18 2023 | 8:14 PM IST

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