Chawla, a Gujarat cadre civil servant who has served at various key positions in the government, would be a "Non-Executive Independent Director" on the airline's board, according to a regulatory filing.
The appointment was approved by the Jet Airways board of directors during its meeting today.
Presently, he is the Chairman of National Stock Exchange (NSE), Yes Bank as well as the Governing Council of TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute). He is also the Chancellor of TERI School of Advanced Studies.
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