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Flying Overhaul: Civil Aviation gets new ministers
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 7/8/2021 10:49:51 AM
Flying Overhaul: Civil Aviation gets new ministers

New Delhi: In a mega Cabinet overhaul, India's Civil Aviation Ministry has got a new commander and co-pilot to manoeuvre the sector out of the Covid turbulence.Jyotiraditya Scindia has been brought in as the new Minister of Civil Aviation.He succeeds Hardeep Singh Puri who has now got the Ministry of Petroleum and retains the Urban Affairs Ministry.

Besides, former Army chief-turned-politician General V.K. Singh (retd), the Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, is also the new Minister of State for Civil Aviation.The sector is one of the hardest impacted by the Covid pandemic.At present, airlines and airports are running in massive financial and job losses.

However, the sector, despite the economic fallout, has successfully been able to transform its image from elitist to essential.The two ministers will now face the daunting task of Air India's divestment as well as reinvigorating the sector via infrastructure development.


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भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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