Pune Municipal Corporation is increasing airport rubbish inspections.

Pune Municipal Corporation will intensify inspections around the airport to look for garbage dumping and storage . The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an alert to all airports on how to prevent bird-hit incidents in the monsoon .

PUNE: In a bid to reduce bird-hit incidents involving aircraft, Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will intensify inspections around the airport to look for garbage dumping and storage.PMCs solid waste management unit Asha Raut announced that they would begin a thorough inspection of the airport's area shortly.According to her, we have told our workers to do rounds of the area and look for any garbage piles and clear them immediately so that they don't attract birds.The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an alert to all airports on how to prevent bird-hit incidents in the monsoon.

The warning recommends grass trimming, spraying with insecticides, regular runway inspection, regular garbage disposal, and avoiding water accumulation in open drains.The circular also urges airports to work with local authorities to minimize wildlife attraction sources.The Indian Air Force (IAF) operates the airport runway in Pune, which takes precautions to minimize bird strikes.The same is to be done by the airport environment control committee.

Santosh Dhoke, the director of Pune airport, did not respond to questions about the issue.