In order to sustain the steady growth in civil aviation sector in India observed over the past decade, the market shall require a strong pipeline of professionally qualified workforce. Recognizing this need, Ministry of Civil Aviation proposed the establishment of a national aviation university which shall promote and facilitate aviation studies and research to produce quality human resources to cater to the needs of the aviation industry. The Cabinet approved the proposal to set up “Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University” under the administrative control of MoCA as a central university under an act of parliament. About 26.35 acres of land available with IGRUA was identified for setting of NAU in its first phase of establishment (2013-2019). After approval by EFC (Expenditure Finance Committee) and the Cabinet, a bill was introduced in the Parliament and finally the Act came into force on 19th September 2013.
THE RGNAU Act (size: 135kb)
THE RGNAU First Statutes, 2016 (size: 515kb)
THE RGNAU Notification (size: 53kb)