Jyotiraditya Scindia Gets Civil Aviation, Once Headed By His Father


Jyotiraditya Scindia Gets Civil Aviation, Once Headed By His Father

Jyotiraditya Scindia has been appointed Civil Aviation Minister

New Delhi:

Jyotiraditya Scindia has been appointed Civil Aviation Ministry, and Hardeep Puri, who headed this ministry, will head Urban Development and Petroleum Ministry. Mr Scindia joined the federal government at the moment in a reboot of the Union cupboard during which 36 new ministers together with these two joined the federal government and 7 obtained promoted.

Born in 1971 and educated in Harvard and Stanford establishments, Mr Scindia has traversed a good distance after contesting his first election as a Congress candidate in 2002, a by-election in Guna Lok Sabha constituency, which was held after his father and former Civil Aviation Minister Madhavrao Scindia died in a aircraft crash.

The personal aircraft, a Beechcraft King Air C90, during which Madhavrao Scindia and 7 others have been flying, crashed on the outskirts of Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri district in September 2001, killing all of them.

Mr Scindia, 50, resigned from the Congress and joined the BJP in March 2020 and his transfer triggered a sequence of occasions that lastly culminated within the collapse of the Kamal Nath authorities in Madhya Pradesh simply 15 months after its formation, paving the best way for the BJP to take energy within the state.

Mr Puri, the outgoing Civil Aviation Minister, headed the ministry at a troublesome time for the sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has introduced the hospitality business and journey sector to a grinding halt. Airlines are struggling to outlive as flights have drastically lowered all around the world.

The Civil Aviation Ministry’s final month-to-month report revealed in May this 12 months confirmed that passengers carried by home airways from January to April this 12 months have been 291 lakh in comparison with 329 lakh throughout the identical interval final 12 months – a fall by 11.65 per cent.

Mr Scindia takes management of the ministry, nevertheless, after the height of the Covid second wave has handed and the nation is comparatively getting freer with lockdowns and journey eased as much as some extent.


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