Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Honorable Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Government of India
Rajiv Nayan Choubey, Civil Aviation Secretary, Government of India
Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Government of India
Baba Kalyani, Group Chairman, Bharat Forge
Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet
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Rajiv Nayan Choubey
Rejiv Nayan Choubey is the Secretary of Ministry of Civil Aviation for the Government of India.
Baba Kalyani is the Chairman of the Kalyani Group of companies and Chairman & Managing Director of the group’s flagship – Bharat Forge Limited - India’s largest manufacturer and exporter of automotive components. Born on 7th January 1949, Mr. Kalyani is a Mechanical Engineer from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science at Pilani, Rajasthan. He also has an M.S. in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.
Mr Amitabh Kant is presently posted as Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) – Government of India. He is responsible for formulation and implementation of industrial policy and strategies for industrial development, monitoring the industrial growth and performance of specific industrial sectors, formulation of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy and Promotion and facilitation of FDI, Policies related to Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in the fields of Patents, Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications.
Ashok Gajapathi Raju
A man who gives the touch of royalty to the Modi cabinet, Pusapati Ashok Gajapati Raju is the new Union Minister of Civil Aviation in the Indian government. He is the senior member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Andhra Pradesh.
Ajay Singh is Chairman and Managing Director for Spicejet.