List of Important Appointments (National& International) in July 2017

List of Important Appointments (National& International) in July 2017:
Dear Readers, List of Latest Appointments of both National and International in the month of July 2017 was given here, Candidates those who are preparing for the upcoming exams can make use of it.

Important National Appointments in July 2017:

New President of India Ram Nath Kovind (He is the 14th President of India, succeeds Pranab Mukherjee)
CEO and MD of Larsen & Toubro S.N. Subrahmanyan (Subrahmanyan is currently the deputy managing director and president of L&T, now he replaces AM Naik)

HQ of L&T – Mumbai

New Chairman of Tata Global Beverages Ltd. (TGBL) N. Chandrasekaran

About TATA Sons – Tata Sons Limited is the holding company of the Tata Group and holds the bulk of shareholding in these companies.

HQ – Mumbai

Chairperson – N. Chandrasekaran

New Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Achal Kumar Joti (He is the Ex-Gujarat Chief Secretary and will take charge after Nasim Zaidi retires on July 6)
New DGP of Himachal Pradesh Somesh Goyal (He replaces Sanjay Kumar who has been appointed as director general of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)

About Himachal Pradesh:

Capital –Shimla

CM – Virbhadra Singh

Governor –AcharyaDevVrat

New Ambassador of India to Indonesia Pradeep Kumar Rawat (presently he serves as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and he succeeds Nengcha Lhouvum Mukhopadhaya)

About –Indonesia

Capital – Jakarta

Currency – Indonesian rupiah

New CEO of Vistara (The board of TATA SIA Airlines Ltd, which owns and operates the full-service airline) Leslie Thng (former Silk Air head)

About Vistara:

Incumbent CEO of vistara – Phee Teik Yeoh

New CEO of vistara – Leslie Thng

Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines

New Attorney General of India K K Venugopal
New Director General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (DG GSTI) John Joseph
New Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) in the Finance Ministry Subhash Chandra Garg (He succeeds Shaktikanta Das)
New director-general of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DG-DRI) Debi Prasad Dash (He succeeds Jayant Misra)
 
New Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) R K Pachnanda

About Tibet:

Tibet is a region in China

Capital – Lhasa

Currency –Renminbi

New DG-ITBP – Shri R K Pachnanda

Preceded by – Shri Krishna Chaudhary

ITBP Headquarter – New Delhi

New Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office Gopal Baglay (Senior diplomat and External Affairs Ministry spokesperson, he has been appointed in place of Vinay Mohan Kwatra, who has been already named as India’s Ambassador to France)
new chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Sanjay Kumar (He succeed R K Pachnanda, who was has taken charge as DG the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
New Secretary to Indian President, Ram Nath Kovind Sanjay Kothari (Chairman of Public Enterprises Selection Board)

Useful Information:

1st President of India – Dr. Rajendra Prasad

1st Vice President of India – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

1st Women President of India – Pratibha Patil

14th President of India – Ram Nath Kovind

New spokesperson of the ministry of external affairs Raveesh Kumar (currently he is posted in Frankfurt, Germany as Consul General of India, and will replace Gopal Baglay, who was appointed the joint secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office)
New president of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) Raninder Singh
New MD & CEO of Oriental Bank of Commerce Mukesh Kumar Jain (He replaces Animesh Chauhan)
MD & CEO of Axis Bank Shikha Sharma was reappointed as the MD & CEO of Axis Bank as her current term was to end in June 2018.

About AXIS Bank:

HQ – Mumbai

Tagline – Badhti Ka Naam Zindagi

MD and CEO – Shikha Sharma

New CEO of Janalakshmi Financial Services Ajay Kanwal (He is a veteran banker having 27 years of experience in both consumer and commercial banking sector)

About Janalakshmi Financial Services:

HQ – Bengaluru

Current CEO – V. S. Radhakrishnan

India’s New Alternate Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Subhash Chandra Garg (Economic Affairs Secretary)

About ADB – Asian Development Bank

Headquarters – Manila, Philippines

President of ADB – Takehiko Nakao

Administrative Manager of the Indian Cricket Team Sunil Subramaniam (former Tamil Nadu Ranji team captain)

About BCCI – Board Of Control For Cricket In India

Headquarters of BCCI – Mumbai

Person who took additional charge of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Textiles minister Smriti Irani
part-time member on IRDAI board Ravi Mittal (additional secretary in the Finance Ministry in place of Anil Khachi. Mittal has replaced N S Rao at IRDAI)

About IRDAI –Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India

HQ – Hyderabad, Telangana

Chairman – TS Vijayan

Rio Olympics silver medallist, who appointed as the Group-I officer by the state’s chief minister P V Sindhu was appointed as the Group-I officer by the Andhra Pradesh CM – Chandrababu Naidu
The new Chairman of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar Sanjay Gupta
New Chairman of IIT-Kharagpur Sanjiv Goenka (Presently the Chairman of RP Sanjiv Goenka Group)
New Chairperson of Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC) Vikramajit Sen (Former Supreme Court Judge Justice)
Chief Minister of Nagaland TR Zeliang
New  Urban Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar (Presently he serves as Union Minister for Rural Development)
new Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi
New head of the Indian consulate in

New York.

Sandeep Chakravorty (India‘s Ambassador to Peru)

 

Important International Appointments in July 2017:

First Female Prime Minister of Serbia Ana Brnabic (She is an openly gay woman, and succeeded Ivica Dacic)

About Serbia:

Capital – Belgrade

Currency – Serbian Dinar

WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Autism in South Asia Saima Wazed Hossain (a globally renowned champion for the cause of autism spectrum disorder)

About WHO – World Health Organisation

HQ – Geneva, Switzerland

Director–General – Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

New President of Mongolia Khaltmaa Battulga (Mongolian Business man and Martial Arts expert)

About– Mongolia

Capital – Ulaanbaatar

Currency – Mongolian togrog

New President – Khaltmaa Battulga

Preceded by – Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

New Chief Justice of Nepal Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli

About Nepal:

Capital –Kathmandu

Currency –Nepalese Rupee

President – Bidhya Devi Bhandari

PM – SherBahadurDeuba

New Chief Justice of Nepal – Gopal Prasad Parajuli

Preceded by – SushilaKarki

UK’s first female President of the Supreme Court Brenda Marjorie Hale (She succeeds Lord Neuberger)

About United Kingdom:

Capital – London

Currency – Pound Sterling

PM – Theresa May

Newly included in the board of directors of Alphabet (the search giant, Google’s parent company) Sundar Pichai (Google CEO)

About Google:

HQ – Mountain View, California, United States

Alphabet – Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate created in a corporate restructuring on October 2, 2015. It is the parent company of Google.

HQ of Alphabet – Mountain View, California, United States

Alphabet CEO – Larry Page

Interim Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi (Presently He serves as the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources)

About Pakistan:

Capital – Islamabad

Currency – Pakistani Rupee

Ex-Prime Minister – Nawaz Sharif

New Interim Prime Minister – Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

The first woman chief executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam
Person who has been nominated by US President Donald Trump as next secretary of the Army Mark Esper
UNICEF’s Global Good will Ambassador Lilly Singh (Indian- origin Canadian YouTube star)

About UNICEF – United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund

HQ – New York

CEO – Anthony Lake

Person who has been nominated by US President Donald Trump as the ambassador to Peru Krishna R

 

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