New Delhi: Indira Gandhi International airport here has become the first airport in the world to be conferred with British Standards Institution certification for implementing Road Traffic Safety (RTS) management system.
The airport has received the RTS Management System - ISO 39001:2012 certification from the British agency for ensuring effective and safe traffic movement on the city side area, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), which manages the airport operations, said Saturday.
"This certification is a testimony to our commitment towards ensuring stringent safety norms across the 41.4 km of IGIA city side road network," DIAL CEO I Prabhakar Rao said.
DIAL began the implementation of RTS Management System in May and certification body BSI conducted two rounds of in-depth assessment including road network site visits in July and August.
The scope of this certification include, design, repair, development and maintenance of road networks and management of traffic, signage and parking within purview of DIAL managed road networks around Terminals- T1, T2 and T3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport.
RTS Management System at IGIA strives to bring down traffic related road incidents, congestions leading to safe and efficient traffic management, Rao said.
First Published: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 23:30