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Arun Kumar appointed as DGCA chief

Arun Kumar, additional secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, will now be holding the full-time charge of the head of aviation regulator DGCA.


The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Arun Kumar, Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Ministry of Civil Aviation as Director General in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary," said the order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training.


Kumar was heading the DGCA as an additional charge between May 31 and July 9 this year.


Kumar is an IAS officer of 1989 batch of Haryana cadre.
Before Kumar, B S Bhullar was holding the full-time charge of DGCA chief.


DGCA


The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is the Indian governmental regulatory body for civil aviation under the Ministry of Civil Aviation. This directorate investigates aviation accidents and incidents.

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