Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) – UPSC Prelims

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA):
  • IGRUA is a flying training school.
  • It was established by the Government of India in the year 1986 as an Autonomous Body under the Societies Registration Act 1860.
  • Administered by: It is administered by a Governing Council under the Ex-officio Chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation.
  • Location: Fursatganj Airfield, Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)
  • The foreign nationals from Afghanistan, Royal Nepal Airlines, Mauritius, Zambia and  Seychelles have undergone Pilot Training at IGRUA.
  • Pilot training to candidates of Indian Airlines, BSF, Coast Guard candidates, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy is also provided by IGRUA as and when required.