Amaravati, Mar 17 (PTI): The Andhra Pradesh government on
Tuesday appointed former CMD of Air India Ashwani Lohani as
the Chairman of the AP Tourism Development Corporation,
assigning him the rank of a Cabinet minister.
The appointment is for a period of one year, according to
an order issued by Chief Secretary Nilam Sawhney.
A retired officer ofthe Indian Railway Service of
Mechanical Engineers,Lohani had previously served as CMD of
India Tourism Development Corporation and also Chairman of
The AP government expects Lohanis experience in varied
sectors would help harness the tourism potential of the state.
He is the second former bureaucrat brought in from New
Delhi for a key post in the state, with the rank of a Cabinet
minister, after former Union Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra
Garg was early this month appointed as advisor (resource
mobilisation) to the Chief Minister with a Cabinet rank for a
two-year period. PTI DBV APR
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