DigiYatra Expands to Six More Airports, Featuring State-of-the-Art Facial Recognition Technology!
Get ready to embrace the next level of air travel convenience with the upcoming expansion of the DigiYatra facility. This revolutionary service is all set to reach six new airports, including prominent locations like Mumbai and Kochi. DigiYatra leverages cutting-edge Facial Recognition Technology, ensuring passengers a seamless and secure journey, all while prioritizing the confidentiality of their personal data.
The government’s strategic initiative to extend the acclaimed DigiYatra facility reflects its commitment to enhancing passenger comfort and elevating airport security standards. Scheduled for launch in August 2023, this expansion will introduce the innovative program to major hubs such as Mumbai and Kochi.
Effortless Travel Experience
Through its ingenious implementation of Facial Recognition Technology (FRT), the DigiYatra initiative vows to revolutionize the airport checkpoint process for travelers. This cutting-edge advancement guarantees a smooth and touchless encounter, simplifying the entire voyage from the moment of arrival to departure.
Since August 10, an impressive 3.46 million passengers have already savored the advantages of this groundbreaking system, solidifying its effectiveness and widespread appeal.
List of Airports
The Ministry of Civil Aviation has laid out a strategic roadmap for the expansion of the DigiYatra facility. The deployment of the advanced infrastructure at the six new airports—
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DigiYatra’s Data Privacy Pledge
At the core of the DigiYatra program lies an unyielding commitment to safeguarding passenger data, a commitment underscored by robust encryption measures. This initiative prioritizes the protection of sensitive passenger information.
The data is securely retained only between the traveler and the departure airport, with no centralized storage or unauthorized access. This stringent privacy approach showcases the program’s steadfast dedication to upholding passenger data security.
Swift Purging of Passenger Information within 24 Hours Augmenting data security, the DigiYatra system boasts a meticulous data erasure protocol. All passenger data stored within the airport’s system is automatically purged within 24 hours of the flight’s departure.
This proactive procedure ensures swift and irreversible removal of personal information, upholding the highest standards of data confidentiality.
From Inauguration to Enlargement:
DigiYatra’s Evolution Having made its debut on December 1, 2022, at key airports like Delhi, Varanasi, and Bengaluru, the DigiYatra initiative has already made a profound impact on the travel landscape.
As it prepares to expand to significant airports such as Mumbai and Kochi, DigiYatra is poised to redefine air travel, ushering in unparalleled levels of efficiency, security, and passenger satisfaction.