Blog By Madhu Bhagat
Big Contriversy: 111 New Aircraft, merging and surrendering of Profitable Routes
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Yesterday,My morning was good by getting unexcitedness wind, coming from trees and the apparent blue sky, but one news that transshipment my morning with a heavy jerk.Under the UPA government, contentious decision had taken for the sake of deriving 111 new Aircraft includes new technology and Air India and Indian Airlines plug away at. According to the CBI report the Lines associated with UPA(united progressive association) government, running that time.
Some media reports clearly assessed the Ministers notes to unearth the truth. Air India with Indian Airlines decision was taken after the series of negotiation between Former ministers HR Bhardwaj, Oscar Fernandes and Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel under the head of Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Former Aviation minister stated “All the decisions are multi tiered and collective. The aircraft purchase order was cleared by an empored group of ministers (EGOM) headed by P Chidambaram and the merger was cleared by GOM headed by Pranav Mukherjee”.
The merger initiative came up from the paper to Government after examined by the GOM. 1 March, 2007, Leadership of UPA government gave approval. In march, these two (Indian Airlines and Air India) officially merged.Now this time No one Congress leader wants to say anything except giving this statement.
‘It is not correct for us to comment...the government has to decide, CBI is probing let the facts come’
This controversial news not end here because it has one more part laying of great importance for all of us. CBI filed FIR on Praful Patel, who was then Aviation minister, took initiative to buy 111 new aircraft. After the series of meeting, it had been finalized to buy new Aircraft in requite 70000 crore.
Keeping in view the precarious financial position of the airlines and average age of aircraft were more than 20 years, a decision to acquire more aircraft was taken. It was a conscious decision taken after the sovereign guarantee given by the government," Patel added.
The third case filed just because of surrendering of profitable routes to favor private Airlines. CBI has launched all these probe to get in this case and reveal the truth.Now what you will happened, wait and watch.
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