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IAS officer Pradeep Singh Kharola to replace Rajiv Bansal as Air India CMD

Currently, Kharola is the Managing Director of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Air India

Senior IAS officer has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India, official sources said on Tuesday.

Kharola, a cadre officer, would replace Rajiv Bansal, who has been serving as the interim CMD for a little over three months.

The appointment comes days after Bansal was given an extension for three months.

The official sources said Kharola has been appointed as the new CMD of

Currently, he is the Managing Director of Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

The change of guard at the helm of also comes at a time when the is in the process of finalising the modalities of the strategic disinvestment of the national carrier.

First Published: Tue, November 28 2017. 15:38 IST