Pradeep Singh Kharola takes charge as Air India CMD

November 29, 2017: Senior IAS officer Pradeep Singh Kharola has been roped in as the chairman and managing director of Air India.

Kharola is replacing Rajiv Bansal, who had been serving as the interim CMD for a little over three months for the soon to be privatised Air India. The appointment comes days after Bansal was given an extension for three months.

Previously, Kharola has served as the managing director of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation.