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    Sanjeev Kumar takes over as AAI Chairman

    Sanjeev Kumar takes over as AAI Chairman

    Sanjeev Kumar takes over as AAI Chairman
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    By Anu Sharma   IST (Updated)

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    Sanjeev Kumar, an IAS officer of 1993 batch from Maharashtra cadre, today took over as the Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI).

    Sanjeev Kumar, an IAS officer of 1993 batch from Maharashtra cadre, today took over as the Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI).
    Prior to this, Kumar was the state commissioner for GST in Maharashtra. He has also worked in the departments of water supply, sanitation, energy and industries.
    He has worked as Joint CEO of Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) and has also been MD of Maharashtra Agro Industries Development Corporation. Kumar has also held the position of CMD at the largest electricity distributor company of India, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd, for more than four years.
    At the central level, Kumar has earlier worked in the ministries of power, housing and urban affairs. “During his tenure as the Mission director for Prime Minister Aawas Yojna (PMAY), he designed and launched the prestigious scheme in that capacity,” said a statement from AAI.
    Kumar holds a degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from 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.
    Prior to Kumar, the position of AAI Chairman was held by Arvind Singh, who has now been appointed as the secretary in the ministry of tourism.
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