Recent National Appointments – Persons in the News in 2012-2013

Compiled Latest Current Affairs Data on Recent Appointments of Persons of National Importance

This GK/CA Capsule 2013 of ‘persons in the national news’ is a product of in-depth R&D of our General Knowledge & Current Affairs Events team which is exclusively meant for the preparation for your coming Government Exams like UPSC Civil Services 2013, State level PSC’s Civil Services 2013, WBCS, SSC CGL, SBI Bank PO, IBPS, Railway, LIC and other Central as well as State Government departments.

List of Important National Appointments / Persons in the News

  • New Solicitor General of India (Second highest law officer of our country) is  Mohan Parasaran in place of Rohinton Fali Nariman
  • New Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi is Kalyan Kumar Chakraborty (Chakravarty)
  • New Chairman of fourteenth (14th) Finance Commission is Y.V. Reddy (Dr. Yaga Venugopal Reddy)
  • New Chairman of twentieth (20th) Law Commission (formed in January 2013) Justice D. K. Jain. Former Chairman was Marpadi Veerappa Moily.
  • New Chairman of University Grand Commission is Prof. Ved Prakash.
  • First (1st) Chairperson of National Green Trubunal (NGT) is Justice Swatantra Kumar.
  • New Chairman of Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGNCAR) is Dr. P. R. Vasudeva Rao
  • New Chairman of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) is S. Ramakrishnan
  • Present Commandant of National Defense Academy (NDA) is Air Marshal Kulwant Singh Gill
  • Present Director General (DG) of Intelligence Bureau (IB) is  Indian Police Service officer Syed Asif Ibrahim
  • Present Research and Analysis Wings (RAW) of Border Security (BSF) is Senior IPS officer Subhash Joshi.
  • Present Chief (Director General of Police – DGP) of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is  IPS officer Ranjit Sinha
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