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Ashwani Lohani appointed new chairman of Railway Board

Air India chairman and managing director Ashwani Lohani has been appointed chairman of the Railway Board, Ministry of Railways after incumbent AK Mittal resigned.

He assumed charge of his new assignment on 24th August, 2017.

After assuming charge, Lohani held a high-level meeting with the Railway Board.

Lohani, who holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, has worked in various capacities in the Ministry of Railways, Union Ministry of Tourism and in Government of Madhya Pradesh.  

THREE MAJOR PUBLIC SECTOR TURNAROUNDS TO HIS CREDIT:

a) Turnaround of the India Tourism Development Corporation in 2002-2003 as its Chairman and  Managing Director.

b) Turnaround of Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation as its Managing Director (2004-2005) & 2006-2009) and achieving corporate excellence.

c) Operative turnaround of Air India in 2015-16 followed by 2016-2017.