Aviation Government tells Air India to freeze all appointments, promotions Updated : July 21, 2019 08:44 AM IST A new flight has to be started only when it is extremely necessary and after due diligence from the commercial aspect. The direction has come from the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management or DIPAM. After failing to find a bidder in its previous term, the Modi 2.0 government is working on war-footing to sell Air India to a private player. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.