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All important appointments of march 2020

  All important appointments of march 2020

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                                  MARCH

1.BP Kanungo re-appointed RBI deputy governor for one year


Mar 29, 2020


BP Kanungo was appointed as the RBI deputy governor Kanungo was executive director of the RBI before being elevated to the past of deputy governor in April 2017. He is in charge of departments like currency management, foreign exchange

among others.

*Other 3 are: NS Vishwanathan, M.K. Jain and Michael Patra,


2.IRS officers KM Prasad and SK Gupta appointed CBDT board members


Mar 28, 2020


The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment two Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers as members of CBDT. 1984 batch IRS officer, Krishna Mohan Prasad and 1984-batch IRS officer Satish Kumar Gupta were appointed as CBDT members.



*Gupta is current posted as PCCIT of I-T in Mumbai

3.Yes Bank board reconstituted with appointment of 8 members (2)


Mar 27, 2020


Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan as Additional Director appointed by Reserve Bank of India, Partha Pratim Sengupta as Director nominated by SBI, Swaminathan Janakiraman as Director nominated by State Bank of India & Prashant Kumar as Managing Director & CEO.


*Yes Bank, Founder: Rana Kapoor


4.Yes Bank board reconstituted with appointment of 8 members (1)


Mar 27, 2020


Yes Bank board was reconstituted with the appointment of 8 members


8 members include-Sunil Mehta as Executive Chairman, Mahesh Krishnamurti as Non-Executive Director, Atul Bheda as Non-Executive Director, R Gandhi as Additional Director appointed by RBI.


*On March 5, RBI Imposed a moratorium on Yes Bank

5.Iqbal Singh Bains appointed MP chief secretary

Mar 26, 2020

Iqbal Singh Bains was appointed as Madhya Pradesh (MP) Chief Secretary by the newly sworn Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of the state. He was the successor of CS M Gopal Reddy. This was the 1st appointment made by the new CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

*Madhya Pradesh Governor- Lalji Tandon.

6.Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari Appointed Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Mar 22, 2020

Justice Bhushan P Dharmadhikari was sworn-in as Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. He will succeed Justice Pradeep Nandrajog. Justice Dharmadhikari was appointed as the acting CJ of the High Court.

*Chief Justice Dharmadhikari is due to retire on 2020 April 24

7.Govt gives one-year extension to Legislative Secretary G Narayana Raju

Mar 23, 2020

Union government has give 1-year extension to Legislative Secretary G Narayana Raju The Legislative Department is mandated with drafting of legislations for the central government. Sumeet Jerath has been appointed as Secretary, Dept. of Official Languages.

*Ravi Shankar Prasad is the current Minister of Law and Justice.

8.GoAir appoints Sanjiv Kapoor as Advisor

Mar 23, 2020

GOAir has appointed Sanjiv Kapoor as Advisor. He was at Vistara as its Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer. His career spanned for over 2 decades with airlines in Asia, Europe, and the US as investment advisor, portfolio manager & management consultant.

*Chief Executive Officer of GoAir-Vinay Dube.

9.RBI names R Gandhi, Ananth Gopalakrishnan add directors on YES Bank Board BANK

Mar 21, 2020

Reserve Bank of India has appointed R Gandhi and Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan nan as additional directors to the board of private sector lender YES Bank for a period of two years. Prashant Kumar was earlier appointed as CEO & MD of Yes Bank

*SBI is biggest investor in YES Bank via reconstruction scheme

10.Iraqi President Salih appoints Adnan al-Zurfi as new PM-designate CE

Mar 19,2020

Iraqi President Barham Salih has appointed Adnan al-Zurfi as the country's new prime minister-designate in the latest bid to re solve a months-long political crisis. Al-Zurfi has 30 days to form his cabinet which he must then put to a vote of confidence.

*Al zurfi will replace caretaker PM- Adel Abdul Mahdi.

11.Google appointed Karan Bajwa as MD of Google Cloud in India

Mar 19, 2020

Google has appointed former IBM executive, Karan Bajwa as Managing Director of Google Cloud in India. He will be responsible for driving all revenue and go-to-market operations for Google Cloud's portfolio that includes Google Cloud Platform and G Suite.

*Bajwa will also work with Global System Integrators (GSIS)

12.Former Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani appointed chairman of AP Tourism Development Corporation

Mar 18, 2020

The Andhra Pradesh government appointed former CMD of Air India Ashwani Lohani as the Chairman of the AP Tourism Development Corporation, assigning him the rank of a Cabinet minister. The appointment is for a period of one year.

*Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy, Andhra Pradesh CM

13.HSBC appoints Noel Quinn as Chief Executive Officer

Mar 18, 2020

Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation appointed Noel Quinn as Chief Executive Officer, handing the insider & interim boss the reins of Europe's biggest bank & ending months of conjecture an external candidate could get the role. He joined HSBC in 1987

*HSBC Headquarters: London, United Kingdom

14.ECI appoints Hirdesh Kumar new Chief Electoral Officer of Jammu & Kashmir

Mar 17, 2020

The Election Commission of India appointed Hirdesh Kumar as the new Chief Electoral Officer of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. He will replace Shailendra Kumar with effect from the date he assumes charge. Hridesh Kumar is a 1999 batch IAS officer.

*He is the current Commissioner Secretary of School Education

15.Ravinder Singh Dhillon appointed PFC CMD

Mar 17, 2020

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has cleared the appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation

Somnath Ghosh has been appointed as the officer on special duty in the Department of Defence.

*Somnath Ghosh appointment is for an overall period of 3 years

16.RM Vishakha re-appointed as MD & CEO of IndiaFirst Life Insurance by IRDA!

Mar 16, 2020

IndiaFirst Life Insurance, a joint venture of Bank of Baroda and Andhra Bank, has re-appointed RM Vishakha as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. She took on the responsibility as the IndiaFirst Life MD and CEO in 2015,

*IndiaFirst Life Insurance Headquarters:
Mumbai

17.IAS officer Baseer Ahmed Khan appointed 4th advisor to J-K Lt Gov

Mar 16, 2020

Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan was appointed as the 4th Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Jammu & Kashmir, Girish Chandra Murmu by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Other advisors include Rajiv Bhatnagar, Farooq Khan & KK Sharma

*Ladakh UT Lt. Governor: R. K. Mathur

18.NCLAT Chairman Justice SJ Mukhopadhaya retires, Justice Bhat appointed as officiating chairman

Mar 14, 2020

Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya, the first chairperson of the National Com company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) who turns 70 on March 15, retired. The govern ment has appointed Justice Bansi Lal Bhat as the officiating chairperson of NCLAT.

*An NCLAT chairperson is appointed for five years

19.YES Bank's new management: Prashant Kumar appointed MD, CEO; Sunil Mehta Non-Executive Chairman

Mar 15, 2020

Govt informed of the formation of a new board of directors for the crisis-hit Yes Bank. The current administrator of the Yes Bank- Prashant Kumar, has been appointed as the new MD & CEO and Sunil Mehta has been appointed as the non-executive Chairman

*Sunil Mehta- Former chairman of the Punjab National Bank.

20.MEA appoints coordinator to streamline International efforts to tackle coronavirus

Mar 11, 2020

MEA appointed an additional secretary level official as the nodal person to streamline international as well as domestic efforts of the government to address the challenge posed by the pandemic. Dammu Ravi will be officially called Coordinator (COVID 19)

*Ministry of External Affairs, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

21.New India Assurance Company appoints Independent Women Director

Mar 12, 2020

New India Assurance Company(NIACL) announced that Padmaja Chunduru, MD & CEO, Indian Bank, Chennai, has been appointed as Non-Executive, Independent Women Director on the Board of the Company

*NIACL Headquarters: Mumbai

22.HSBC appoints Mark Wang as Chief Executive in China

Mar 12, 2020

HSBC has appointed a new chief executive for China, a major focus for the bank, the latest in a series of senior management changes. Mark Wang, head of HSBC's China investment banking business, will become China CEO. HSBC interim group CEO is Noel Quinn.

*HSBC was formed on 3 March 1865.

23.Former SBI CFO Prashant Kumar Takes Charge As Yes Bank Administrator

Mar 07, 2020

Prashant Kumar, former CFO of SBI,has taken charge as Reserve Bank of India-appointed administrator at Yes Bank Ltd. He has been appointed as the Administrator by the Reserve Bank of India under Section 36ACA(2) of the Bank Regulation Act, 1949,

* Sudha Balakrishnan,Chief Financial Officer (CFO) RBI

24.SBI Life re-appoints Sanjeev Nautiyal as MD, CEO

Mar 05, 2020

SBI Life Insurance has re-appointed Sanjeev Nautiyal as managing director and chief executive officer of the company. The Board of Directors at their meeting held approved the the re-appointment.

*He holds the grade of Deputy Managing Director at SBI

25.Indian American Seema Verma named as key member of coronavirus task force in US

Mar 04, 2020

Leading Indian American health policy consultant Seema Verma has been appointed as one of the key members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force constituted by US President Donald Trump to combat the deadly disease COVID-9 that has infected many people.

*Task force Head-Health & Human Services Secretary, Alex Azar

26.Raghav Chadha appointed Delhi Jal Board vice chairman

Mar 03, 2020


The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on appointed first-time MLA Raghav Chadha as vice-chairman of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), Chadha (31). He represents the Rajendra Nagar Assembly constituency


*Delhi Jal Board CEO: Vijay Kumar


27.Muhyiddin Yassin appointed new Prime Minister of Malaysia


Mar 01, 2020


In Malaysia, the King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has appointed seasoned politician Muhyiddin Yassin, a former interior minister and president of the Bersatu party as the new Prime Minister


*Currency: Malaysian ringgit: Capital: Kuala Lumpur


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