Air India Ltd selects Ashwani Lohani as CMD [ Current Affairs ]

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About Ashwani Lohani: Ashwani Lohani is an Indian Railway Service officer and Mechanical Engineers of batch 1989. Currently, He is working as Managing Director and Commissioner Tourism in Bhopal of Madhya Pradesh.

Image of Aswani Lohani

Image of Aswani Lohani

CMD of Air India Ltd

  • He is the founder of the Indian Steam Railway Society (ISRS).
  • He is also member of Museums Associations of India and Institute of Rolling Stock Engineers.
  • He has authored two books namely ‘winning at work against all odds’ and ‘a coffee table book Smoking Beauties’ (2004).

His achievements:

  • He received National Award for Outstanding Performance, Ministry of Railways in April 1996.
  • He also received PATWA International Young Achievers Award at Berlin in March 2007.
  • He received Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Award “Icon of Change” in May 2010.
  • He achieved Life Time Achievement Award in Tourism in September 2010.
  • He received “Eminent Engineer” award by Institution of Engineers India in September 2013.
  • He also received “Excellence in Governance” award in November 2013.

About his appointment as CMD:

  • Ashwani Lohani appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Air India Ltd by Union Government.
  • He was selected by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) which is chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • He has been contracted for three years.
  • He will take charge of senior IAS officer Rohit Nandan whose extended tenure is ending on 21st August 2015.

- Published on: August 21, 2015