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Thulasidas to pilot A-I, Indian merged entity

A Civil Aviation Ministry order states V Thulasidas, former chairman of Air-India will be the chairman and managing director of NACIL, reports Gaurav Choudhury.

india Updated: Sep 18, 2007 22:00 IST
Gaurav Choudhury

The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Tuesday named the board of directors for the recently-constituted National Aviation Company of India Ltd (NACIL) that came into being after state owned carriers Air-India and Indian Airlines were merged.



According to the order V Thulasidas, former chairman of Air-India will be the chairman and managing director of NACIL, while Vishwapati Trivedi will be the joint managing director of the company, a government release said on Tuesday.



Other directors of NACIL include VK Verma (commercial) Anup Srivastava (personnel), S Chandrashekhar (finance), Shri S Punhani (special business unit head, ground handling), Amod Sharma (special business unit head, related business), KM Unni (special business unit head, MRO, Airframe), VK Sharma (special business unit head, MRO, engineering and components, and Anita Khurana, special business unit head for cargo and N Vaghul, Chairman ICICI.



Raghu Menon, additional secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation and RK Singh, joint secretary, have been appointed as non-official directors of the company.



According to the release, other than Thulasidas, V Trivedi, Raghu Menon and RK Singh all the other directors have been appointed to the board of NACIL for the balance period of their tenure as directors on the respective boards of erstwhile Air-India and Indian Airlines.