November 29, 2014

Important List of Heads of Govt. Organizations/ Institutions/ New Key Appointments in 2014

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We have compiled a list of new & important appointments of Heads of important Institutions from exam point of view. We strongly feel that many of the below listed names will surface at General Awareness & Current Affairs sections of upcoming examinations. If you have any suggestion, please feel free to add those up in the list.

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Important List of Heads of Govt. Organizations/ Institutions/ New Key Appointments in 2014

1. Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India: 
H. L. Dattu (Appointed on 28.09.2014)
2. Chairman of Sangeet Natak Academy: 
Leela Samson
3. President of Sahitya Academy: 
Dr. Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari.
4. Chief Executive Officer of Prasar Bharti of India: 
Jawhar Sircar
5. Minister of State for Planning (Planning Commission of India) : 
Rao Inderjeet Singh
6. Secretary of the Planning Commission of India: 
Ms. Sindhushree Khullar
7. President of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII): 
Mr. Ajay S. Shriram
8. Director General of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII): 
Chandrajeet Banerjee
9. President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FICCI): Sidharth Birla
10. President of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM): 
Mr. R Chandrashekhar

11. Chairman of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM): 
Mr. R Chandrasekaran
12. Chairman of National School of Drama: 
Ratan Thiyam 
13. Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG): 
Shashi Kant Sharma **Note: (Nominator:Prime Minister of India,Appointer:President of India, Term length:6 yrs or up to 65 yrs of age)
14. Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC): 
Shri Rajiv, IPS (1975: UP)
15. Director General of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research: 
Dr. P. S. Ahuja
16. Director of Indian Agriculture Research Institute(IARI): 
Dr. Ravinder Kaur
17. Chairman of the Election Commission / Chief Election Commissioner: 
VS Sampath **Note: (Nominator: Government of India, Appointer:President of India,Term length 6 yrs or up to 65 yrs of age (whichever is earlier)
18. Attorney General of India: 
Mukul Rohatgi
19. Solicitor General of India : 
Ranjit Kumar (Appointed on 6 June 2014)
20. National Security Advisor to the Government of India : 
Ajit Kumar Doval
21. Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India: 
S.K. Roy
22. CMD of General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC):
A K Roy
23. Chairman of Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority (IRDA): 
T.S. Vijayan
24. Chairman of National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD): 
Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
25. Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC): 
Prof. Ved Prakash
26. Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI): 
Mahendra Mohan GuptaSeptember 24, 2014)
27. Governor of Reserve Bank of India: 
Dr. Raghuram Rajan
28. Chairman of the State Bank of India: 
Arundhati Bhattacharya
29. Secretary General of Lok Sabha: 
Anoop Mishra
30. Speaker of the Lok Sabha: 
Sumitra Mahajan
31. Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha: 
M Thambidurai
32. Chairman of the Rajya Sabha: 
Mohammad Hamid Ansari
33. Deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha: 
P. J. Kurien
34. Secretary –General of the Rajya Sabha: 
Shumsher K Sheriff
35. Chairperson of the Children Film Society of India: 
Amol Gupte
36. Chairman of National Film Development Corporation of India: 
Ramesh Sippy
37. Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC): 
Rajni Razdan
38. Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI): 
Rahul Khullar
39. Cabinet Secretary to the Government of India: 
Ajit Seth
40. Chairman of Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI): 
U. K. Sinha
41. President of ASSOCHAM: 
Rana Kapoor
42. Chief Information Commissioner (CIC): 
Shri Rajiv Mathur
43. Chief of the Army Staff: 
Lt Gen Dalbir Singh
44. Chief of the Air Staff: 
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha
45. Chief of the Naval Staff: 
Admiral D K Joshi
46. Chief of the Integrated Defense staff: 
Air Marshal P.P. Reddy
47. Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI): 
Ranjit Sinha 
48. Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO): 
K. Radhakrishnan
49. Chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB):
T.Nanda Kumar
50. The Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) to the Government of India:Arvind Subramanian ( Appointed on 16th Oct-2014)
51. Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission of India
Ratan Kumar Sinha
52. Director of Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
Sekhar Basu
53.Chairman OF The Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) 
Sundeep Sikka

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