Recent Appointments 2017 PDF
- The Government named Rajnish Kumar as the new chairman of State Bank of India, for a three-year term. He will succeed Arundhati Bhattacharya.
- Actor Anupam Kher has been appointed the new chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), located in Pune. He succeeds former television actor Gajendra Chauhan.
- Axis Bank Ltd appointed Sangram Singh as new CEO of FreeCharge.
- Nisha Desai Biswal, former Indian-American assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia has been appointed as the new president of US India Business Council (USIBC).
- Shri Vinay Mohan Kwatra has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Principality of Monaco.
- Soumya Swaminathan, New Deputy Director General at WHO.
- The Process Plant and Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) has roped in Yatinder Pal Singh Suri as its new Chairman.
- In Pakistan, ousted Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has been elected unopposed as president of the Pakistan Muslim League(N).
- Brenda Hale, the first female president of the Supreme Court, and Sir Ian Burnett, the youngest lord chief justice for 50 years, have been sworn in at the opening of the legal year.
- Abanti Sankaranarayanan has been elected as chairperson of board of The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI).
- Angela Merkel won fourth term as chancellor of Germany.
- B Sambamurthy has been appointed as interim Chairman of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
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- Balraj Joshi has been appointed as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of NHPC (National Hydro Power Corporation).
- Banaras Hindu University (BHU) appointed Royana Singh as its first woman Chief Proctor.
- New Cabinet Ministers
- Nirmala Sitharaman – Ministry of Defence. Sitharaman is first woman after Indira Gandhi to hold portfolio of Defence Minister.
- Piyush Goyal – Ministry of Railways (also Minister of State for Coal Ministry (IC))
- Dharmendra Pradhan – Ministry of Petroleum and Natural. He will also hold Ministry for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
- Muqtar Abbas Naqvi – Ministry of Minority Affairs.
- Nitin Gadkari – Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (also holds Ministry of Road Transport and Highways)
- Uma Bharti – Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
- Narendra Singh Tomer – Ministry of Mines (Also Holds Ministry of Rural Development and Minsitry of Panchayati Raj)
- Suresh Prabhu -Ministry of Commerce and Industry
- New Ministers Of State
- Gajendra Singh Shekhawat – Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
- Krishna Raj – Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
- K J Alphons – Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
- Satya Pal Singh – Ministry of Human Resource Development AND Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
- Virendra Kumar – Ministry of Women and Child Development AND Ministry of Minority affairs.
- Anant Kumar Hegde – Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
- Mahesh Sharma – Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
- Sudarshan Bhagat – Tribal Affairs
- Rao Inderjit Singh – Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
- Arjun Ram Meghwal – Minsitry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation AND Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
- Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary – Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Mines
- Pon Radhakrishna – Ministry of Finance AND Ministy of Shipping
- Shiv Pratap Shukla – Ministry of Finance
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