NEW DELHI, April 7: Sanjeev Kumar, a Maharashtra cadre IAS officer of 1993 batch, took over as chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Wednesday. Prior to this, Kumar was working as state commissioner –GST of Maharashtra government.
With rich experience in the field of infrastructure and finance, Kumar has served in various ministries and departments of the Maharashtra government, viz. Water supply & sanitation department, energy and industries department, etc.
He has worked as the joint CEO of Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) and has also been the MD of Maharashtra Agro Industries Development Corporation.
He was the CMD of the largest electricity distributor company of India, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd for more than four years and brought it to profit for continuous four years.
In his new assignment as AAI chairman, Kumar will lead efforts to achieve AAI’s organizational goals of providing world-class airport infrastructure, top-of-the-line facilities and leading air navigation services in the world.