Important National Appointments 2019

By Md Mansur Alam|Updated : August 26th, 2019

New Appointment in Government Department

  • New Union Home Secretary- Ajay Kumar Bhalla;He replaces Rajiv Gauba, who was appointed as the new cabinet secretary.
  • New Defence Secretary- Ajay Kumar; He will replace Sanjay Mitra.
  • New Cabinet secretary- Rajiv Gauba; He will replace P.K. Sinha. 
  • New Secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade- Guruprasad Mohapatra
  • New Controller General of Accounts (CGA)- Giriraj Prasad Gupta
  • New Director-General of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) – Natarajan; He has become the 23rd chief of India’s coastal security force.
  • New Governor of Manipur – Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya sworn in as Governor of Manipur.
  • Amitabh Kant gets two-year extension as NITI Aayog CEO - The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension of Amitabh Kant’s tenure as the CEO of NITI Aayog beyond June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.
  • New Chief of RAW - Samant Goel
  • New Chief of Intelligence Bureau - Arvind Kumar
  • New President of FIEO – Exporters body Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has elected Sharad Kumar Saraf as its new president.
  • Justice Prasanta Kumar Saikia (Retired) was sworn in as the Chairperson of the Lokayukta in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha - Om Birla (MP from Kota, Rajasthan)
  • New Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court - Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel
  • New acting Central Vigilance Commissioner - Sharad Kumar
  • New Chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD) - Mrutyunjay Mohapatra (Renowned scientist and cyclone warning specialist)
  • Principal Secretary to PM Modi - Nripendra Mishra
  • New National Security Adviser (NSA) - Ajit Doval
  • New Advocate General of Chhattisgarh - Satish Chandra Verma
  • New Navy Chief - Karambir Singh
  • New CM of Andhra Pradesh - Jagan Mohan Reddy
  • New Chairman of ITC - Sanjiv Puri
  • Coach of Indian men’s national Volleyball Team - Dragan Mihailovic (Serbia)
  • Secretary of Defence Finance - Gargi Kaul
  • First Chief Justice of newly constituted Andhra Pradesh High Court - Justice Vikram Nath
  • New Chief Justice of Bombay High Court - Justice Pradeep Nandrajog
  • New Chief of Naval Staff - Admiral Karambir Singh (He replaced Admiral Sunil Lamba)
  • First Lokpal or anti-corruption ombudsman of India - Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose (former Supreme Court judge)
  • New Chief Minister of Goa - Pramod Sawant (He became the 11th Chief Minister of Goa)
  • New Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) - Scientist Ajit Kumar Mohanty
  • New Finance Secretary - Rajiv Kumar
  • New Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes - Bhagwan Lal Sahni
  • 15th Finance Commission Member - Ajay Narayan Jha (He replaces Shaktikanta Das).
  • First Chairman of the newly constituted Lokayukta in Mizoram - C Lalsawta
  • Guruprasad MohapatraAppointed as The Head of AIBA Elite Foundation
  • Pramod Chandra Mody appointed as chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). He will succeed Sushil Chandra.
  • Ruchira Kamboj was appointed as the Ambassador of India to Bhutan.
  • Air India Chairperson Pradeep Singh Kharola Appointed Civil Aviation Secretary
  • SC Appoints Former Judge Justice K. Jain as BCCI Ombudsman
  • CBDT Chief Sushil Chandra Appointed as Election Commissioner
  • Dinesh Bhatia Appointed as The Ambassador of India to the Republic Of Argentina
  • Rishi Kumar Shukla, appointed as the new chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for two years.
  • LT Gen Rajeev Chopra takes over as Director General of NCC

New appointments in Banking/Financial Institutions

  • Interim CEO of HSBC- Noel Quinn, the head of HSBC’s Global Commercial Banking unit.
  • New Director of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) - B Harideesh Kumar
  • N S Vishwanathan gets extension by one year as RBI deputy governor
  • New Chairman of Microfinance Institutions Network - Manoj Kumar Nambiar
  • Additional director on Board of Directors (BOD) of Jammu and Kashmir Bank - AK Misra
  • New MD of National Housing Bank - Sarada Kumar Hota
  • New executive director at RBI - Rabi N. Mishra
  • New interim Chief of J&K Bank - RK Chibber
  • New Chairman of Axis Bank - Rakesh Makhija
  • New independent director of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank - Sachin Bansal
  • New MD & CEO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank - Nitin Chugh
  • New CEO of LIC Mutual Fund - Dinesh Pangtey
  • RBI appoints R Gandhi on YES Bank Board
  • BSE appoints First Independent Woman Director Jayshree Vyas to board
  • New MD & CEO of Indian Overseas Bank - Karnam Sekar
  • New president of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – India - Vikramjit Singh Sahney
  • Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) - Vipin Anand
  • Deutsche Bank India CEO - Kaushik Shaparia (He succeed Ravneet Gill)
  • Note: Deutsche Bank AG is a German multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Yes Bank has appointed veteran banker Ravneet Singh Gill as its new MD & CEO. He will replace Rana Kapoor.
  • New MD & CEO of ICICI Securities - Vijay Chandok
  • Non-Executive Chairman of Axis Bank - Rakesh Makhija
  • Non-executive chairman of Bank of Baroda - Hasmukh Adhia (Former Finance Secretary)
  • New Chancellor of Central University of Gujarat - Hasmukh Adhia
  • IDBI Bank Appoints LIC’s Hemant Bhargava as Non-Executive Chairman
  • P V Bharathi Appointed as CEO of Corporation Bank, she became the first woman CEO of the bank.
  • Dilip Sadarangani Appointed as Chairman of Federal Bank,
  • V Vaidyanathan has been appointed as MD and CEO of IDFC First Bank for a period of three years by RBI.
  • Brahm Dutt has been appointed as non-executive part-time chairman of Yes Bank, India’s fourth-largest private sector bank up till July 4, 2020.

 New Appointment in PSUs

  • New Chairman and Managing Director of Power Grid Corporation of India- Kandikuppa Sreekant
  • New CMD of BSNL - K. Purwar
  • New CMD of BHEL - Nalin Shinghal. He will replace Atul Sobti.
  • New Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) of National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) - Shiv Das Meena
  • New Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) - MR Kumar

New Appointment in Corporate

  • New MD and CEO of Idea-Vodafone- Ravinder Takkar
  • New President of Paytm- Madhur Deora
  • New Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Indian IT company Mindtree Ltd- Debashis Chatterjee.
  • LinkedIn chooses Ashutosh Gupta as country manager for India
  • Twitter India MD - Manish Maheshwari
  • New Google India head - Mayuri Kango
  • PhonePe (UPI based payment app company) has appointed Bollywood actor Aamir Khan as its Brand Ambassador.

 Miscellaneous Appointments

  • President of the Indian Weightlifting Federation, Birendra Prasad Baishya named as Chef de Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
  • Sudhir Bhargava appointed as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), along with four information commissioners.
  • Mohammed Ali Qamar appointed as chief coach for the country’s female boxers, he is 1st CWG Boxing Gold-Medallist.
  • New Directorof National Institute of Health and Family Welfare- Harshad Pandurang Thakur
  • 1st woman presidentof the Indian National Science Academy- Chandrima Shaha
  • Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) has appointed Justice Arjan Kumar Sikrias its ombudsman and ethics officer.
  • First woman vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia - Professor Najma Akhtar
  • Supreme Court (SC) has appointed senior advocate as a mediator for resolving various disputes related to cricket administration in the country -- P S Narasimha


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BIMAL DASAug 26, 2019

Thanks sir
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Anand KumarAug 26, 2019

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Anand Kumar

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