Category: National Appointments

Indian Railways launches POST COVID COACH to ensure safer journey

post covid coach
  • The Indian Railways has launched a new state-of-the-art, ‘Post Covid Coach’ in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus infection.
  • The Indian Railways’ production unit, Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, has developed this new Post Covid Coach.
  • The salient features of the Post Covid Coach are handsfree amenities, copper-coated handrails & latches, plasma air purification and titanium di-oxide coating for Covid free passenger journey.

BCCI appoints Hemang Amin as interim CEO

Hemang Amin
  • Hemang Amin, the Chief Operating Officer of the Indian Premier League, has been appointed interim chief executive officer (CEO) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
  • He will replace Rahul Johri who recently resigned as the chief executive officer (CEO) of BCCI and his resignation was accepted by the BCCI office-bearers.

Hockey India appointed Gyanendro Ningombam, as the new Officiating President

Gyanendro Ningombam
  •  The Hockey India Executive Board has named former chief executive officer (CEO) of Manipur Hockey, Gyanendro Ningombam, as the new Officiating President of Hockey India.
  • The decision was taken after the resignation of Mohd Mushtaaque Ahmad as the president of the Hockey India on 7th July.

Government extends Union Bank of India CEO Rajkiran Rai’s term by another two years

Rajkiran Rai G
  • The government has extended Union Bank of India CEO Rajkiran Rai’s term by another two years until his retirement on May 31 2022.
  • Rai had taken over a CEO of the Mumbai-based lender on July 1, 2017.

Luxury Ride inks Singer Sukhbir Singh as its Brand Ambassador

Luxury Ride
  • Luxury Ride inks Sukhbir Singh as the brand ambassador. Luxury Ride, the chain of pre-held, multi-brand luxury car showrooms, has inked singer Sukhbir Singh as its brand ambassador.

Injeti Srinivas elected as the 1st Chairman of IFSCA

Injeti Srinivas
  • Retired 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from the Odisha Cadre- Injeti Srinivas has been designated as the 1st Chairman of the International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA) on 6th July 2020.

Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, Chairman of NHAI receives 6 months extension

Sukhbir Singh Sandhu
  • Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, the Chairman of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) receives a 6 months continuation in his tenure as Chairman of NHAI. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet accepted the extension in central deputation tenure of Sandhu as Chairman of NHAI beyond 21st July 2020, till mid-January 2021.

Shrikant Madhav Vaidya appointed as IOC Chairman

Shrikant Madhav Vaidya

  • Shrikant Madhav Vaidya on 2nd July appointed as the new chairman of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). Prior to this, Vaidya was working as the Director (Refineries) on the IOC Board, since October 2019.

Ravinder Bhakar designated as CEO of Central Board of Films Certification

Ravinder Bhakar
  • Mr. Ravinder Bhakar is appointed as a new Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Central Board of Films Certification(CBFC). He is an Indian Railway Stores Service(IRSS) officer from 1999 batch. He has replaced Anurag Srivastava.