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Railway officer Ashwani Lohani appointed new Air India chief

IRSME official Ashwani Lohani was today appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of national carrier Air India Ltd for three years.

By: ENS Economic Bureau | New Delhi |
Updated: August 21, 2015 1:28:01 am
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An Indian Railway Service officer of 1980 batch, Ashwani Lohani will succeed Rohit Nandan as new Air India chief whose three-year term ended last year and who was on a one-year extension till the government was able to find the new chief.

Nandan’s one-year extension ended Thursday night and the government was likely to make the announcement. Sources say the government has given a month’s extension to Nandan, who will be posted as a secretary during this time.


Lohani will take over next month. A qualified mechanical engineer, Lohani is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

He is the founder member of the Indian Steam Railway Society and member of CII National Council on Tourism.

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