The government on Wednesday appointed IAS officer Rajiv Bansal as the Secretary to the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation. Bansal at present is serving as the Chairman and Managing Director of the national passenger carrier Air India.
Last year in February, Bansal had taken charge as Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. He was appointed as the CMD of Air India for a second time, replacng Ashwani Lohani. He had earlier successfully headed Air India for three months in 2017. Last year’s appointment came just days after the government announced 100% stake sale of the debt-ridden Air India.