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Air India bans smoking, consumption of intoxicating substances at workplace

By Shgun S -- May 19, 2022 9:24 pm -- Updated:May 19, 2022 9:24 pm

New Delhi, May 19: Air India, owned by the Tata Group, banned smoking and consumption of intoxicating substances at the workplace, said the airline’s Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Suresh Dutt Tripathi has stated.

Any employee violating this order will be “dealt with appropriate consequences”, the CHRO stated.

In January, the Tata Group took over Air India and Tripathi took charge as the airline’s CHRO in April.

No smoking, intoxicating substances at Air India workplace

On Wednesday, the CHRO’s communique to employees informed, “We as a responsible organisation completely prohibit smoking and consumption of any intoxicating substances at workplace.”

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“Our core principles of Tata Code of Conduct bind all of us to comply with the law of the land and to provide a safe and healthy work environment to our colleagues,” he said.

No smoking, intoxicating substances at Air India workplace

The airline has zero tolerance for any violations, he mentioned.

On May 12, Tata Sons announced the appointment of Campbell Wilson as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (MD) of Air India.

No smoking, intoxicating substances at Air India workplace

50-year-old Wilson is the CEO of Scoot, the wholly-owned low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines. He has 26 years of the aviation sector and has expertise across both full service and low-cost airlines.

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-PTC News

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