The Indira Gandhi InterÂ¡national airport (IGI) in Delhi, operated by Delhi International Airport (DIAL), has become the first Indian facility to bag the British Safety Council’s ‘International Safety Award’. This makes IGI as the first and the only airport in India to win this prestigious award in the field of health and safety.
DIAL secured this award with an overall score of 57 (on 60 Point scale) for the year 2013. The criterion includes not only Safety Risk Management, but also employee welfare, health and well-being. Additionally, it evaluates the health and safety arrangements for customers, stakeholders, safety promotion, emergency arrangements, including special arrangements for vulnerable people.