Air India Chief Rajiv Bansal Appointed Civil Aviation Secretary

Rajiv Bansal, a 1988 batch IAS officer from Nagaland cadre, has earlier had a stint with the Civil Aviation Ministry between 2006 and 2008.

Air India Chief Rajiv Bansal Appointed Civil Aviation Secretary

Rajiv Bansal will succeed Pradeep Singh Kharola as Civil Aviation Secretary. (File)

New Delhi:

The government on Wednesday appointed Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Rajiv Bansal as the Secretary to the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Mr Bansal, at present, is serving as the Chairman and Managing Director of the national passenger carrier Air India.

Previously, he has also served as Financial Advisor to the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry.

He will succeed Pradeep Singh Kharola, who is due to retire by end of the month.

Mr Bansal is a 1988 batch IAS officer from the Nagaland cadre. He has earlier had a stint with the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) between 2006 and 2008.

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