New Delhi: Senior bureaucrat B S Bhullar was today appointed chief of aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
He is presently working as Additional Secretary in Civil Aviation Ministry.
Sathiyavathi, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the union territories cadre, was in September last year appointed as the Director General of Civil Aviation.
The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved Bhullar’s appointment to the post “by keeping the regular recruitments for the post in abeyance”, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.
The DGCA endeavours to promote safe and efficient air transportation through regulation and proactive safety oversight system.