New Appointments in India – January 2018


New Appointments in India – January 2018

2018 Important New Appointments in India & World

National Appointments:

January 2018 New Appointments in India
Name Designation
Om Prakash Rawat Chief Election Commissioner.
Vijay Keshav Gokhale India’s foreign secretary.
Rajinder Khanna Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA)
T S Tirumurti Secretary (Economic Relations)
Lt. Gen Anil Chauhan Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army.
Senior IPS officer Sudeep Lakhtakia Director General (DG) of the ‘black cats’ commando force National Security Guard (NSG).
Lieutenant General Yenduru Venkata Krishna Mohan 13th Corps Commander of the Rising Star Corps.
Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM, Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command
V J Mathew Chairman of Maritime Board.
Sivan K Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
S Somanath Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Bangalore
Dr V Narayanan Director of ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, at Valiamala, Kerala.
Anandiben Patel Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
Retired Justice Shiv Narayan Dhingra Head of a new committee to re- investigate 186 closed cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Srikumar Menon Ambassador of India to the Republic of Angola.
Rajesh Agarwal Ambassador of India to the Republic of Niger.
Tsewang Namgyal Ambassador of India to the Republic of Poland.
Indu Malhotra First woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of Supreme Court.
Usha Ananthasubramanian First woman chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)
Vijay Kumar National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX).
S Selvakumar Chairman and Manging Director (CMD) of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL).
Rajesh Ranjan High Commissioner of India to Botswana.
Dilip Asbe MD & CEO of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
Dilip Chenoy  Director General of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
Anil Khanna Chairman of the Finance Commission of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
Pawan Deep Singh Kohli, Chairman of the Medical Commission
Gopal Guru Editor of the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW)
Pankaj Jain MD of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL)
Devika Shah MD & CEO of Indian Clearing Corporation Ltd (ICCL).
Sunny Verghese Chairman of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Pramod Agarwal Chairman of Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)
Colin Shah Vice Chairman of GJEPC
AR Rahman Brand ambassador of Sikkim
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar Partner with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to promote cleanliness in Mumbai as part of the Swachh Survekshan 2018
Actress Kajol Advocacy ambassador for Swachh Aadat Swachh Bharat


State Appointments:

State Appointments
Name Designation
Himachal Pradesh
Sita Ram Mardi Director General of Police (DGP)
Uttar Pradesh
O P Singh DGP (Director General of Police)
Jammu & Kashmir
Hemant Kumar Sharma Divisional Commissioner of Jammu.
Shailendra Kumar Joshi Chief Secretary of Telangana.
AB Mathur Interlocutor on its behalf to hold talks with the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA)
Tamil Nadu
B. Rajendran Chairperson of the Real Estate Appellate Tribunal (REAT)


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