Appointments Committee of the Cabinet: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

ACC approves appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as CMD of PFC Ltd

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Limited. It is a Navratna PSU which functions under the aegis of Ministry of Power. Ravinder Singh Dhillon is currently serving as Director (Projects) in the same PSU. He ..

Supratim Bandyopadhyay appointed as Chairman of the PFRDA

Supratim Bandyopadhyay was recently appointed as Chairman of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA). It is a statutory body which regulates the Pension system in the country. Supratim was serving as a Member (Finance) in PFRDA, prior to this appointment. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet approved the appointment of Bandyopadhyay as the Chairman ..

Debasish Panda appointed as Finance Secretary

Debasish Panda, who is currently serving as the Special secretary in the Department of financial services, Union Finance Ministry has been appointed as the new Finance secretary of the country. As per the Personnel Ministry order, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of the1987-batch IAS officer as the next Finance secretary, ..

Challa Sreenivasulu Setty appointed as MD of SBI

Challa Sreenivasulu Setty, who is currently serving as the Deputy managing director of the country’s largest lender, has been appointed as the managing director of the State bank of India for a period of three years as per the official order released on Monday, 20th January 2020. The appointment was approved by the appointments committee ..

Suman Billa Appointed as Director at the UNWTO Madrid Headquarter

Senior Indian IAS officer of Kerela cadre, Suman Billa will join the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) as Director, Technical Cooperation and Silk Road Development at the D1 level at its headquarters in Madrid, Spain. A 1996 batch IAS officer, he is currently a Joint Secretary in Union Ministry of Tourism. Appointments Committee of ..

PK Sinha appointed Principal Advisor to Prime Minister

Shri PK Sinha who was working as the officer on special duty in the Prime Minister’s Office has been appointed the Principal Advisor to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. His appointment has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. Shri PK Sinha Shri PK Sinha is a 1977 Batch IAS officer from ..

Dr PK Mishra takes over as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister

Dr Pramod Kumar Mishra took charge as the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of India. He will replace Nripendra Misra who stepped down recently. Until recently Dr PK Mishra held the position of Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. Dr PK Mishra ..

Ajay Kumar appointed as Defence Secretary of India

Ajay Kumar, a 1985 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, has been appointed as the new Defence Secretary. He succeeded Sanjay Mitra. Apart from him, Brij Kumar Agarwal has been appointed as Secretary to the Lokpal and Subash Chandra as Secretary of Department of Defence Production. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by ..