Govt sets up committee to study body scanners
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Last Updated: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 19:46
  
New Delhi: The Civial Aviation Ministry has set up a committee for assessment of body scanners from the point of view of effectiveness, privacy and health, government said on Wednesday.

Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi told the Lok Sabha that the government has not installed non-intrusive body scanners so far and security agencies are carrying out an assessment of body scanners.

"The government has not installed non-intrusive body scanner. However, assessment of the body scanners from security point of view is being carried out by security agencies," he said in a written reply.

"A committee has also been constituted by this ministry for the assessment of body scanner from the point of view of effectiveness, privacy and health," Ravi said.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 19:46


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