Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad
Airports Authority of India, Hyderabad
On behalf of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences and along with my colleagues, JNTUH College of Engineering, JNTUH, Proficiency in English Language for Air Traffic Controllers (PELA) Training and Testing has been conducted for Airports Authority of India, Hyderabad in eight different spells (19-28 Feb 2011, 14-25 Nov 2011, 30 April to 12 May 2012, 18 March to 1 April 2013, 18-22 January, 11-15 July and 17-28 October 2016 and 25 Sep-04 Oct 2017). More than 300 Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) have been trained and tested by PELA as the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) rules and regulations. The ATCs have been trained in the areas of pronunciation, structures, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension and interaction.