Lohani again given charge of debt-ridden Air India

Lohani again given charge of debt-ridden Air India

Agency News

New Delhi, Feb 13 : Ashwani Lohani was once again appointed as the Chief Managing Director of the state-owned Air India on Wednesday.

Mr Lohani, a retired Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineering (IRSME) officer, was given the charge of the debt-ridden national carrier for one year.

“The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mr Ashwani Lohani to the post of the CMD, Air India, as per the usual terms and conditions applicable to re-employed Central Government officers in the rank and status of Secretary to the Government of India for a period of one year or until further orders, whichever is earlier,” a government order said in a statement here.

Mr Lohani had retired from the post of Chairman of the Railway Board on December 31, last year. Prior to being appointed the Railways board chairman , he was Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. (UNI)