Arun Kumar is appointed as the head of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)

Arun Kumar is appointed as the head of aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on 9 July. He is currently the additional secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Vamsi Athreya

Updated: Jul 11,2019 03:19:42 pm

Arun Kumar is appointed as the head of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)

11 July 2019 Current Affairs:Arun Kumar is appointed as the head of aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on 9 July. He is currently the additional secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.  His appointment was approved by the PM led-Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. Department of Personnel and Training issued the order of the appointment. 
He will replace B S Bhullar, DGCA Chief. Bhullar was holding the office since 2016.
Mr. Kumar is an IAS officer of 1989 batch of Haryana cadre. Mr.Arun was heading the DGCA as an additional charge between 31 May and 9 July 2019. 

DGCA:
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is the regulator of the civil aviation. It is headquartered in New Delhi. It functions under the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The body investigates the aviation accidents and incidents.
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