The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is responsible for regulating civil aviation in India.
Its functions include :
i. Regulation of air transport services to/from/within India;
ii. Registration of civil aircraft in India;
iii. Licensing of pilots, aircraft maintenance engineers and flight engineers;
iv. Licensing of aerodromes in India;
v. Investigation into air accidents and incidents;
vi. Implementation of bilateral air services agreements