New Delhi: Arvind Singh (IAS) has assumed charge as new Chairman of Airport Authority of India (AAI), a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, on November 6.
Singh is an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer of 1988 batch of Maharashtra cadre. Prior to this appointment as Chairman of AAI, he was serving in his home cadre. With his new appointment, Singh will replace Anuj Aggarwal, who was until now holding the additional charge of the post of AAI Chairman.
We are happy to announce that Sh. Arvind Singh (IAS) assumed charge as Chairman of #AAI today. He’ll lead our efforts to achieve organisational goals of providing world-class airport infrastructure, top-of-the-line facilities and world’s best air navigation services. pic.twitter.com/FD754jUbQD
— Airports Authority of India (@AAI_Official) November 6, 2019
Education & Early Life
Arvind Singh joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1988 in Maharashtra Cadre, after studying economics at St Stephen’s College and the Delhi School of Economics. His first assignment was as Assistant Collector at Aurangabad in Maharashtra from 1990-1992. Later, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Aurangabad Zila Parishad from 1992-94 and as Chief Executive Officer of Nagpur Zilla Parishad from 1994-96.
At Nagpur, he also served as Member Secretary of the Vidharbha Statutory Development Board from 1996-97. During 1997-98, he worked in the office of the Chief Secretary, Maharashtra at Mumbai before moving to Kolhapur as District Collector from 1998 to 2001.