WONDERFUL WORLD: STUNNING AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS AIRPORTS OF INDIA
Airports Authority of India (AAI), the mainstay of civil aviation in the country, celebrated its 23rd Annual Day on April 1, 2018 at the Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi with a cultural extravaganza –‘Horizon’. Shri. Jayant Sinha, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation was the Chief Guest of the event. The colourful evening of music and celebration started with the felicitation of AAI members who have made significant strides in the last year. While addressing the audience, Shri. Jayant Sinha congratulated the AAI family and acknowledged the significant role it had played in the growth of civil aviation in India. He applauded the remarkable achievements that AAI has made in the last year in terms of financial performance and also commended its CSR initiatives in serving the society. “Aviation is about four Ss.” he said. Setting benchmarks for the organisation, he asserted, along with AAI meeting the expectations in terms of Safety and Security – the bedrock of aviation; on the other hand, Service delivery has to aim for world-class standards. “We can deliver against these 3Ss only if we have the right Skills,” he said while emphasising upon the need of skilled manpower for the aviation sector.
Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, AAI thanked all his colleagues for a successful year and warmly acknowledged all their efforts. “All our efforts have given enormous confidence to us and we are now aiming to achieve the Navratna status for which we have already applied,” he said.
The cultural evening was interspersed with dance performances by Zenith Dance Group, a stand-up comic act by famous comedian Rajeev Nigam and musical performance by well-known Bollywood playback singer Benny Dayal.
Bennydayal regalingthe audience A spectacular dance formation to presents a memento Chairman, AAI Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, MOS, A captivating dance performance An AAI employee showcasing his talent Jayant Sinha, MOSCA addressing the gathering Performance by comedian Rajiv Nigam Group by Zenith Dance Ganesh Vandana Member (HR), AAI giving the Vote of Thanks R.S. Lahauria, APD, Patna Airport, enthralling the audience with his impressive singing