The Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Ajit Singh has taken a decision to award minor penalty of censure to four officers of DGCA namely Shri James George, Assistant Director (Airworthiness), Shri V.P. Massey, Director (Airworthiness), Shri R.K. Yadav, Assistant Director (Airworthiness) and Shri Rajiv Gaur, Assistant Director (AE) for non-intimation of employment of their dependents in the private airlines or any sector under Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Disciplinary proceedings were initiated against these officers with the approval of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and a detailed enquiry was conducted by the DGCA in the matter. During the enquiry, it was established that the officers had not intimated or obtained permission from the Government regarding employment of their dependents in the civil aviation sector. Their said act was a violation of Conduct Rules and, accordingly, Minister for Civil Aviation took a decision to award minor penalty of censure for their non-compliance of Conduct Rules.