Minister of State for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri said that there is a debt burden of about 80 thousand crore rupees on Air India. In such a situation, the government has no other option but to privatize it. He said that in the process of privatization of Air India, there is a need for the cooperation of the employees. Puri made this remark in a meeting with 13 employees of Air India here.
In such a situation, the government has no other option but to privatize it.
According to an organization representative, Puri said that the government was trying to allay employees’ concerns about job security after privatization. The representative said after an hour-long meeting, ‘The minister said that Air India has a debt burden of 80 thousand crore rupees and no expert has a solution for this. In such a situation, the only option of privatization remains before the government.