Airports Authority of India

Central Radio Stores Depot
Head of the Department
NameMr. Shakti Dev
DesignationGeneral Manager

09711170880 (M)

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Other Senior Executive(s)
Name Mr. Ramesh Kumar
Designation Joint General Manager
Telephone 91-11-24616551
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Name Mr. Mitra Nand
Designation Deputy General Manager
Telephone 91-11-24611962
  08800093577 (M)
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Functions of the Central Radio Stores Depot
  1. The Central Radio Stores Depot (CRSD) is a major unit of the Communication, Navigation & Surveillance (CNS) wing of the Airports Authority of India. It is located at Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi near Delhi Flying Club.
  2. The main function of the CRSD is delivery of spare parts of all Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) equipments to all the Aeronautical Communication Stations (ACS) for proper operation and upkeep of these equipments as per the requirement received from the stations on approval of CHQ.
  3. In view of a very large number of such equipments in use at the airports and other supporting stations and in view of the importance of uninterrupted operation of these equipments, a huge inventory is maintained at CRSD. This inventory is maintained in SAP/ERP system with effect from 1st April 2013.
  4. The inventory management at CRSD includes purchase of the CNS Spare items after following all the prescribed codal procedures: receipt of the stores , their quantity and quality checking before bringing these on stock; proper storage of these items by assigning a uniquematerial code/ VOCAB No and independent location to each item for easy retrieval, issue of the item to the demanding station after getting approval of the competent authority and dispatch of the approved items by an appropriate means after proper insurance and packing.
  5. At times, stores are received (including Capital equipments) on the basis of purchase orders issued by the Headquarters and all the above actions are performed for such stores. For imported equipments and spares, this office also undertakes other related activities like insurance and custom clearances for such consignments.
  6. The items which are no longer in use due to upgraded technology or due to obsolescence are surveyed and disposed of by e-auction through MSTC Ltd after getting approvals from the competent authority.
  7. The inventory management to a large extent is supported by SAP/ERP System and authorized users of MM for CNS can view the inventory of stores.
  8. Apart from the inventory management, this office also facilitates the repair of the imported equipments and their modules during the warranty period which involves liaisoning with the supplier, necessary insurance and co-coordination with the concerned bank for approvals for re-export for custom purposes. Such items are re-exported with the help of a designated Custom House Agent (CHA). After the item is repaired by the foreign supplier, it is re-imported following all the laid down procedures.
  9. A Management Information System (MIS) is maintained for the total inflow and outflow of the stores on monthly basis.
  10. CRSD also undertakes transit insurance of CNS Equipment/spares from any station in India to any station in India through open marine inland insurance policy provided advance approval is sought by the consigoner station from CRSD

Last updated on: 19th August 2016