New Appointments (National & International) in November 2017

List of New Appointments (National & International) in November 2017:

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

 

INTERNATIONAL APPOINTMENTS IN NOVEMBER 2017:

DESIGNATION

PERSON

Tata Steel Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (globally) T V Narendran (Previously he worked as Managing Director of Tata Steel in India, South East Asia)
Consul General of Korea Suresh Chukkapalli (Previously he worked as Chairman of Phoenix Group of Hyderabad)
India’s Next High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria

Useful Info:

  • Ajay Bisaria is currently ambassador to Poland.
  • He takes over from Gautam Bambawale
Britain’s First female Black Rod Sarah Clarke

Useful Info:

  • Sarah Clarke, who is currently championships director at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, will take on the historic post early next year.
  • She will be known as Lady Usher of the Black Rod
Indian envoy to China Gautam Bambawale
New Member of International Court of Justice (ICJ) Dalveer Bhandari(India)

Useful Info:

  • The permanent members of the Security Council — USA, Russia, France and China and UK
  • ICJ Headquarters=> The Hague, Netherlands
  • ICJ Head=> Hisashi Owada
UNICEF celebrity advocate Actor Trisha Krishnan(South India)

Useful Info:

  • UNICEF Headquarters=> New York
  • UNICEF CEO=> Anthony Lake
President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa (Succeeded by Robert Mugabe)

Useful Info:

  • He is country’s second leader since independence.
UK’s first female ambassador to the UN Karen Pierce
First Person to hold press gaggle aboard Air Force One Raj Shah(Indian American)
First Sikh woman Mayor of U.S PreetDidbal(Currently Vice mayor)
Next US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster(Succeeded by Richard Verma)
Women’s Youth World Championships Ambassador Mary Kom

Useful Info:

  • AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships, which is being hosted at Guwahati, Assam
UNESCO New Head France’s Audrey Azoulay(Succeeds Irina Bokova)
President of 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) Scientist Vijay Prasad Dimri(Succeeded by Shailesh Nayak)

Useful Info:

  • 36th International Geological Congress (IGC)to be held in 2020
World Packaging Organisation Ambassador AVPS Chakravarthi(Previously worked as Ecobliss India managing director)

Useful Info:

  • World Packaging Organisation’s 99th board meeting held at Rio de Geneiro, Brazil.
UNAIDS Special Ambassador Quarraisha Abdool Karim(South African Indian-origin AIDS researcher and Professor)

 

NATIONAL APPOINTMENTS IN NOVEMBER 2017:

DESIGNATION PERSON
Tata Steel Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (Period of 5 Years) Koushik Chatterjee

Useful Info:

  • Founder of TATA Steels – Jamsetji Tata
  • Headquarters – Mumbai
Bharti AXA Life Insurance Chief Executive Officer Vikas Seth

Useful Info:

  • Bharti AXA Life Insurance (a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and AXA)
  • started in 2006.
  • It brings together the Paris-headquartered AXA Group and Bharti Enterprises.
  • The joint venture has a 51% stake from Bharti and 49% stake from AXA
President’s Private Secretary Vikram Singh (Previously he worked as Indian Railway Traffic Service Officer)
Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Minister’s Private Secretary P C Meena (IAS officer)

Useful Info:

  • Minister of State for Commerce and Industry C R Chaudhary.
Indian Navy’s first woman pilot Shubhangi Swaroop

Useful Info:

  • Shubhangi Swaroop, who hails from Uttar Pradesh.
  • Three other women cadets, Astha Segal from New Delhi, Roopa A from Puducherry and Sakthi Maya S from Kerala, also created history by becoming the country’s first women officers at the Naval Armament Inspectorate (NAI) branch of the Navy.
  • Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba.
Karnataka’s First Woman Police Chief Neelamani N. Raju(Succeeded by Rupak Kumar Dutta)
First woman Senior Deputy Director General of Tamil Nadu N Poonguzhali (Previously she worked as BSNL Chief General Manager of Tamil Nadu Circle)

Useful Info:

  • Senior Deputy Director General of Tamilnadu, the position comes under Telecom Enforcement Resource Monitoring (TERM), Department of Telecommunications (DoT).
  • Governor of Tamilnadu- Banwarilal Purohit
Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia (Previously worked as Revenue Secretary)

Useful Info:

  • Preceded by – Ashok Lavasa
  • There are five departments under the Finance Ministry- Expenditure, Economic Affairs, Financial Services, Revenue and Department of Investment and Public Asset management (DIPAM).
Chairperson of  Second World Hindu Congress 2018 Tulsi Gabbard

Useful Info:

  • Second World Hindu Congress 2018 to be held at Chicago in USA  World Hindu Congress(WHC) is organized by the World Hindu Foundation.
  • WHC is a global platform for Hindus held once in every four years.
  • 1st World Hindu Congress, 2014=> New Delhi, India
Newly appointed advisors of USISPF Arvind Panagariya(Economist) and Kanwal Sibal (Former foreign secretary)

Useful Info:

  • USISPF => US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum
  • USISPF President=> Dr. Mukesh Aghi
  • Aravind Pangariya=> Former Vice Chairman of the NITI(National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog.
  • Dr. Rajiv Kumar =>Current Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog
  • Amitab Kant =>Current CEO of NITI Aayog
First woman President of NASSCOM Debjani Ghosh(Previously he worked as Managing director of Intel South Asia)

Useful Info:

  • He will succeed R Chandrashekhar after completion of his tenure in March next year.
  • NASSCOM=>The National Association of Software and Services Companies.
  • Headquarters‎=> New Delhi
  • Chairman‎=>‎Raman Roy
  • Vice Chairman‎=>Rishad Premji        
Director general of Doordarshan News Ira Joshi(Succeeded by Veena Jain)

Useful Info:

  • Earlier he worked as Director general of Press Information Bureau(PIB).
President of Press Club of India Gautam Lahiri
MD & CEO of Aegon Life Insurance Vineet Arora (effective January 2018)

Useful Info:

  • Succeeded by K S Gopalakrishnan
  • Aegon Life Insurance Headquarters=> Mumbai
First woman Secretary General of Lok Sabha Snehlata Shrivastava(Previously worked as Joint Secretary in the Law Ministry)

Useful Info:

  • Succeeded by Anoop Mishra
  • Rajya Sabha has had a woman secretary-general =>B S Rama Devi
India’s Sherpa for G20 Shaktikanta Das
Air India CMD Pradeep Singh Kharola(Succeeded by Rajiv Bansal)

Useful Info:

  • Previously he worked as Managing Director of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
First Chairman of National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) BN Sharma

Useful Info:

  • National Anti-Profiteering Authority Members=> JC Chauhan,Bijay Kumar,
  • CL Mahar and R Bhagyadevi.
AIFF Ombudsman Bhaskar Ganguly(Former football captain)

Useful Info:

  • All India Football Federation (AIFF) Ombudsman appointed by Supreme Court.
Chairman of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sethurathnam Ravi (Succeeded by Dhirendra Swarup)
SEBI Executive Director Anand Rajeshwar Baiwar(Previously worked as Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer)

Useful Info:

  • Other executive directors are P K Nagpal, S Ravindran, S V Murali Dhar Rao, S K Mohanty and Ananta Barua.
Madras HC judge Justice Satrughana Pujahari
IDSA President Nirmala Sitharaman

Useful Info:

  • Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis=>(IDSA)
  • Succeeded by Goa’s CM Manohar Parrikar
15th Finance Commission chairman NK Singh

Useful Info:

14th Finance Commission chairman=> Y. Venugopal Reddy.

 

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