Mon. Sep 26th, 2022

NEW DELHI: People flying in and out of India will not need to “provide any additional information to airlines” according to the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBIC) bulletin notification on data collection, the ministry said Union Finance in a statement on Wednesday.
The new rule is to improve “national security” and that, in the “normal course, the data collected is stored for only five years, after which it is deleted through depersonalization or anonymization,” it said.
“These regulations are intended to improve the detection, interdiction and investigation capabilities of Customs authorities use non-intrusive techniques to combat crimes related to the smuggling of narcotics, psychotropic substances, gold, weapons and…

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