Prime Minister's Office: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
PK Sinha appointed Principal Advisor to PM Modi
Published: September 12, 2019
Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of P.K. Sinha as Principal Advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with effect from 11 September 2019. He is currently functioning as as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). His appointment as Principal Advisor will be coterminus with the term of ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Dr PK Mishra takes over as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister
Published: September 12, 2019
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 ..
Topics: Appointments Committee of the Cabinet • Government of India • Mishra • Nripendra Misra • Pramod Kumar Misra • Prime Minister's Office • Principal secretary • Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of India • Secretary to the Government of India
Pramod Kumar Mishra appointed as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Published: September 11, 2019
Dr. Pramod Kumar Mishra, a Gujarat cadre IAS officer belonging to the 1972 batch, has been appointed as the new Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with effect from September 11. He succeeded Nripendra Misra. Prior to this appointment, he was the additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister and was holding the rank ..
Topics: Civil Services of India • Government of India • Indian Administrative Service • Mishra • Nripendra Misra • Pradeep Kumar Sinha • Pramod Kumar Misra • Prime Minister's Office • Principal secretary • Vivekananda International Foundation
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena gifts Samadhi Buddha Statue to PM Modi
Published: June 10, 2019
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena gifted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a Samadhi Buddha statue (Buddha in meditation posture), during latter’s visit to Island nation. Key Highlights Prime Minister Modi arrived in Sri Lanka for a day-long visit, during which he met with President Sirisena and discussed bilateral issues of mutual interest. His visit is ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Pankaj Saran appointed as new Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA)
Published: May 30, 2018
Pankaj Saran, the 1982-batch officer of Indian Foreign Service (IFS), has been appointed as the new Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA). He will at post for a period of two years, on deputation basis initially till the date of his superannuation, i.e., November 30, 2018, then on re-employment on contract basis. Currently, he is India’s ..
Topics: Ajit Doval • Government • Government of India • Intelligence agencies • Mass surveillance • National Security Adviser • National Security Advisor • National Security Agency • Pankaj Saran • Prime Minister's Office • Rajinder Khanna • Research and Analysis Wing