Six Indian Airport Officials Suspended Over Ground Handling Contracts

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    (EDITOR'S NOTE: The main allegations against the six officials regard awarding Bhadra International ground handling contracts. You can read more about the company here in an article published in the June/July 2012 issue of Ground Support Worldwide.)

    NEW DELHI, Sept. 18 -- Government has ordered immediate suspension and initiation of major penalty proceedings against six officials of Airports Authority of India, AAI.
    The Civil Aviation minister Ajit Singh ordered the penalties for committing irregularities in awarding contracts to a company.

    A CBI inquiry found the officers involved in favouring M/s Bhadra International India Ltd by giving it contracts for ground handling services at Chennai,Kolkata and other airports. The officers are Executive Director commercial L L Krishnan, DGM Finance R L Saran, Additional GM Commercial S Basu, DGM operations Arun Mehan, DGM operations P K Chadha and GM Ravi Verma.

    ... more at the link above ...
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