New Delhi: Over 2,000 pilots have received training at government and private flying schools over the last three years, Minister of State for Civil Aviation KC Venugopal said today.
Replying to a written question in Rajya Sabha, he said that a total of 741 pilots were trained at government flying schools between 2010 and 2012.
“The total number of pilots trained at private flying schools during the last three years is 1,337,” he said.
Replying to another question, Venugopal said that there are at present 25 private flying schools and 55 private aircraft maintenance engineers’ training institutes in the country. Of these, a large number are in Maharashtra.
13/08/13 PTI/Economic Times