Lower fees to increase trend towards becoming pilot: Captain. Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered the review of the fee structure in Flying Training Institutes in the state so that more and more young can come forward to get the training of Becoming Pilot. With lower fees, the trend of youth will increase towards becoming a pilot. Taking part in the second meeting of the Punjab State Civil Aviation Council, the Chief Minister has directed the Council to bring training in the Flying Training Organization in the state as equal to International Flying Clubs.The Council will now make its 2 Flying Training Organizations up to date in Patiala and Amritsar and will be equipped with modern Flying Services. The Chief Minister asked Punjab Technical University that he would provide an amount of Rs.10 crore to strengthen the Flying Infrastructure in the state. The Chief Minister authorized the Council to purchase 2 new modern aircraft and to set up the lights with the runway in Civil Aerodrome Patiala.He also ordered the Council to make the Flying Training Organization active in Ludhiana within a year. Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister Mr. Suresh Kumar told the council that he set up a 3-member committee to complete the formalities related to Punjab Air Force Maintenance College. He also asked the same committee to appoint a retired professor as the Principal officer. The meeting was attended by Brahm Mohindra, Tejbir Singh, A P. S. Virk, Rajat Aggarwal, Chander Gaind and DC of Patiala Kumar Amit also participated.
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