At last, it seems, that the Civil Aviation ministry has woken up towards the financial problems of the Air India, which was the result of the Minister’s and governments anti-PSU and pro-private policies. As a result, the company had gone down financially and has an accumulated loss of more tha Rs. 20,000 crore. Dues are also to be paid to the vendors and oil companies.
Now the Ministry has requested the government to grant a budgetary support of Rs. 19,911 crore to the Air India to tide over its difficulties. The government should approve the demand and provide the same to the company at the earliest. The government should also pay immediately, the Rs.110 crore due it is to pay to the AI for having utilised for VIP travels.