The selection interview for the post of CMD, Air India concluded today with an interesting note. So far as seven candidates had been short listed out of which only three candidates turned up before PESB. The board did not find any candidate suitable for the post and it recommended that the Government may choose an appropriate course of further action for selection.
The current CMD Rohit Nandan, whose three-year tenure ended in August 2014, had been given an extension till August 2015.
1. N K Jain, Director (Pers), Air India
2. R Karikal Valaven (IAS:1989:AP), Principal Secretary, Govt of Andhra Pradesh
3. Saptarshi Roy, Regional ED, NTPC
Air India is the flag carrier airline of India owned by Air India Limited (AIL), a Government of India enterprise. It is the third largest airline in India (after IndiGo and Jet Airways) in domestic market share.