Jyotiraditya Scindia

In good hands: Twitter reacts to Tata Sons’ buyout of Air India

Tata Group has won the bid for buying Air India from the Indian government. Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan N Tata said, “Welcome back, Air India.”  

Oct 08, 2021, 19:21 PM IST

Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia unveils 100-day plan to bolster aviation sector

Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia unveiled a 100-day plan to bring reforms in India’s civil aviation sector. 

Sep 09, 2021, 16:12 PM IST

Air taxis to fly in India soon? Check what Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has to say

“I believe, there is a possibility that similar to taxis running on the road like Uber etc at present, we see taxis in the air, under the drone policy," he said in a conference. 

Aug 26, 2021, 19:22 PM IST

Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia urges states, UTs to rationalise VAT on jet fuel within 1-4% range

The price of ATF is a major component of the operating cost of airlines with that, the tax on ATF contributes significantly to the ATF price. 

Aug 25, 2021, 22:59 PM IST

India committed to safe return of its nationals from Afghanistan, says Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia

The minister also retweeted a video in which passengers being evacuated raised "Bharat Mata ki Jai" as the flight lifted off from Dushanbe airport.

Aug 22, 2021, 16:38 PM IST

India operating flights to bring back citizens safely from Kabul: Scindia

Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia while expressing on evacuation process of Indian nationals from Afghanistan, informed, “Even after Kabul airspace closed, IAF's C130 Hercules Globemaster aircraft flew to Afghanistan to bring back our citizens to the country. These flights are operating to bring back our people safely.”

Aug 20, 2021, 17:30 PM IST

Afghanistan: Despite the closure of airspace, trying our best to bring back Indians, says Aviation Minister

Speaking on the situation in Afghanistan, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that his ministry is trying its best to bring back the Indians trapped in Afghanistan. He said that despite the closure of Air Space, the Air Force aircraft C17 Globemaster has taken off.

Aug 20, 2021, 14:04 PM IST

UDAN Scheme: Centre aims to facilitate 1000 new air routes, set up 100 new airports by 2025

UDAN, which stands for ‘Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik’, is a Central government scheme aimed at making air travel affordable. 

Aug 20, 2021, 11:36 AM IST

Watch: Police throw out senior BJP leader from Jyotiraditya Scindia's Jan Ashirwad event

Madhya Pradesh Congress took a dig at the BJP and Scindia over the incident and tweeted, “Traitors are being worshipped, loyalty is being hit.”

Aug 19, 2021, 23:54 PM IST

Aviation ministry forms three advisory groups to improve services

The groups comprise Airlines, Airport Operators and MRO, Cargo Carriers, FTOs and Ground Handling companies, the ministry said in a tweet.

Jul 21, 2021, 18:03 PM IST

Jyotiraditya Scindia launches eight new routes to enhance regional aerial connectivity

"Committed to bolster regional air connectivity and take the Prime Minister's vision of Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) to greater heights," the newly-appointed Union Minister of Civil Aviation said.

Jul 17, 2021, 07:42 AM IST

One dead in helicopter crash at Maharashtra's Jalgaon, Jyotiraditya Scindia offers condolences

A training aircraft of the NMIMS Academy of Aviation crash landed in Maharashtra's Jalgaon killing the pilot.

Jul 16, 2021, 19:37 PM IST

Use of drones to become much easier in India, says Aviation ministry- Key takeaways of draft rules

Built on a premise of trust, self-certification, and non-intrusive monitoring, “The Drone Rules, 2021” will replace the UAS Rules 2021 (released on 12 March 2021). 

Jul 16, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

Jyotiraditya Scindia takes charge as Civil Aviation Minister

Jyotiraditya Scindia has taken over the charge of the ministry at a time when the civil aviation sector is facing strong headwinds due to the coronavirus pandemic which has impacted overall demand and has also resulted in financial woes for the industry players.

Jul 09, 2021, 12:31 PM IST

Jyotiraditya Scindia replaces Hardeep Singh Puri as Civil Aviation Minister

Jyotiraditya Scindia, who switched from Congress to BJP last year, is all set to take charge of the Civil Aviation Ministry on Thursday. The Rajya Sabha MP replaces Hardeep Singh Puri, who has been given the charge of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. He will also handle the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

Jul 08, 2021, 14:30 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi carries out major overhaul of Cabinet, 12 ministers exit, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal brought in

Fifteen Cabinet ministers and 28 Ministers of State, comprising new faces and those elevated, were sworn in at a ceremony held in the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. While most of the members took oath in Hindi, a few of them took it in English.

Jul 07, 2021, 23:50 PM IST

Jyotiraditya Scindia replaces Hardeep Singh Puri as Civil Aviation minister

Jyotiraditya Scindia replaces Hardeep Singh Puri for the civil aviation portfolio.

Jul 07, 2021, 22:04 PM IST

Narendra Modi's Cabinet expansion 2021: Full list of expected ministers

While an official confirmation is still awaited on the rejig, the Cabinet reshuffle is likely to be held this week in the run-up to Parliament’s monsoon session, which is scheduled to commence from July 19.

Jul 07, 2021, 00:39 AM IST

Union Cabinet reshuffle at 6 pm tomorrow, ministerial probables including Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal arrive in Delhi

Rane told reporters that he had not received any call about his joining the government. Leaders of the LJP faction headed by Paras said he had received a call from Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday but claimed that it was related to the birth anniversary of party founder Ram Vilas Paswan.

Jul 06, 2021, 21:06 PM IST

Union Cabinet reshuffle: Jyotiraditya Scindia offers prayers at Ujjain temple ahead of Delhi visit

Many workers of BJP and local leaders were present at the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport when Scindia reached there. He was seen greeting them with folded hands. "My Ujjain tour is over and I am leaving for Delhi now. I will return next week," Scindia told reporters.

Jul 06, 2021, 17:48 PM IST