Federal government to provide 100% stake in Air India, states Hardeep Singh Puri – Moments of India


The federal government has made the decision to promote its overall a hundred per cent stake in Air India less than the proposed disinvestment course of action, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri reported on Thursday. The nationwide provider, which has a debt stress of additional than Rs fifty,000 crore, has been making reduction for extended and as part of revival attempts, the govt has made the decision on disinvestment.

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Air India

below the proposed disinvestment system, Union minister

Hardeep Singh Puri

reported on Thursday.

The countrywide provider, which has a credit card debt burden of far more than Rs fifty,000 crore, has been building loss for very long and as portion of revival efforts, the authorities has determined on disinvestment.

“Just after formation of the new governing administration, Air India Particular Different Mechanism (AISAM) has been reconstituted and the re-initiation of the strategic disinvestment of Air India has been authorized.

“AISAM has accredited the 100 for every cent sale of Governing administration of India stake in Air India for the re-initiated strategic disinvestment of Air India,” the minister of condition for civil aviation reported in a prepared reply to the Lok Sabha.

Air India’s net loss in 2018-19 is provisionally approximated to be Rs 8,556.35 crore.

The minister claimed different measures, including enabling swift changeover of Jet Airways aircraft to other airways, have been taken to make improvements to the aviation sector.

Complete provider provider Jet Airways shuttered operations in April owing to hard cash crunch.

“Airports Authority of India (AAI) has embarked upon a capital investment of about Rs 25,000 crore in upcoming 5 decades for improvement/ upgradation/ modernisation of numerous airports and air navigation infrastructure,” Puri explained.

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