As reported first by Indianmandarins on 24 May 2016 (Weblink below), Balwinder Singh Bhullar (IAS:1986:UP) has been appointed as Director General, Directorate General of Civil Aviation. We had reported weeks before Ms. M Sathiyawathy (IAS:1982:UT) vacated the DGCA post on her appointment as OSD in Ministry of Labour & Employment that Bhullar was waiting for empanelment as Additional Secretary in Govt of India which took place on 14 June 2016.
Bhullar started his stint as Jt Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, in November 2014 and further functioned as CMD, Pawan Hans Limited, and in a way contributed to turning it into a profit-making PSU.
Web-link: 24 May 2016
Will Bhullar be named as next DG, DGCA?