Sanjeev Kumar is new chairman of Airports Authority of India
Sanjeev Kumar, IAS, assumed charge as the chairman of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) this week. Kumar is a 1993-batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre. Prior to this, he was working as State Commissioner (GST) with the government of Maharashtra. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) had approved his appointment to the post on March 25. Kumar is the fourth chairman of India’s national airport regulator in a row from the civil services.
In his new assignment as the Chairman of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), Kumar aims to lead efforts to achieve AAI’s organisational goals of providing airport infrastructure, top-of-the-line facilities, and leading air navigation services in the world.
Kumar has experience in various fields having served in different ministries and departments like, water supply and sanitation, energy and industries, electricity distribution, taxation, power, and housing.
Kumar holds a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Roorkee (now known as IIT-Roorkee) and M Tech in Communication Engineering from IIT-Kanpur. He also holds a degree in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institution of Management Studies, Mumbai University.
Written from a news release.