Appointments in 2011

•  Sudhir Chandra
   New Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes
   appointed  on January 1, 2011

•  N. Anil Kumar Browne
   New Vice Chief of Indian Air Force(IAF)
   appointed on January 1, 2011

•  Dilma Rousseff 
   First woman President of Brazil
   elected on January 1, 2011

•  Rajiv Takru 
   Officiating CEO of Prasar Bharati
   appointed  on January 3, 2011

•  Nicky Helle 
   Govenrner of South Carolina ( USA)
   1st women Governer of Indian Origin 
    in USA elected on January 12, 2011

•  Anand Sinha
   New deputy governor of RBI
   appointed on January 18, 2011

•  Alexander Lukashenko 
   4th times as President of Belarus
   elected on January 21, 2011

•  Sushma Nath
   First Indian Woman appointed as 
   Finance Secretary on February 3,

•  S Ramadorai 
   Advisor to the Prime Minister in the Prime 
   Minister’s National Skill Development 
   Council appointed  on February 1, 2011

Jhalanath Khanal
   34th Prime Minister of Nepal
   elected on February 6, 2011

•  Amarjit Chopra 
   New president of Institute of Chartered 
   Accountants of India (ICAI).
   appointed on February 13, 2011

•  Upendra Kumar Sinha 
   8th Chairman of market watchdog, 
   Securities and Exchange Board of 
   India (SEBI), appointed on February
   17, 2011

•  B L Bagra
   New CMD of National Aluminium Company
   Ltd (NALCO), appointed on February 28, 2011

•  Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed
   First woman and 10th Secretary
   General of SAARC,
   appointed  on March 1, 2011

•  Hema Malini
   Elected to Rajya Sabha from Karnatka
   on March 3, 2011

•  Milind Barve 
   New chairman of The Association 
   of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) 
   appointed  on March 7, 2011 
  This position fell vacant after
   incumbent  U K Sinha

•  Shantanu Narayen
   Appointed as a member of US President
   Barack Obama’s  Management Advisory Board
   on March 11, 2011

•  Mukesh Ambani
   First non -American board member
   in Bank of America
   appointed on March 16, 2011

•  Thein Sein 
   New President of Myanmar 
   elected on March 30, 2011

•  Leela Samson 
   New Chairperson of the Central
   Board for Film Certification (CBFC)
   appointed on April 1, 2011

•  Vishnu Agrawal 
   New Director (Finance) of Mangalore 
   Refinery Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL)
   appointed on April 4, 2011

•  Pratip Chaudhuri
   New chairman of State Bank of India
   appointed  on April 7, 2011

•  S.C.Chetal 
   New Director of the Indira Gandhi
   Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR)
   appointed on April 9, 2011

•  B. Muthuraman
   New President of the Confederation
   of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 
   2011-12  elected on April 11, 2011

•  Rajendra S. Pawar 
   New chairman of NASSCOM
   appointed  on April 27, 2011

•  Jarbom Gamlin
   Sworn in as the new chief minister
   of Arunachal Pradesh on May 5, 2011

•  Ismail Omar Guelleh
   New President of African country Djibouti
   elected on May 8, 2011

•  Michel Martelly
   Sworn in as the 56th President
   of Haiti on May 14, 2011

•  J Jayalalithaa
   Sworn-in as the 27th Chief Minister
   of Tamil Nadu on May 16, 2011

•  N Rangaswamy 
   New Chief Minister of Puducherry
   appointed on May 16, 2011

•  Tarun Gogoi
   Consecutively third times sworn in
   as the Chief Minister of Assam  on
   May 18, 2011

•  Oommen Chandy
   Sworn in as the 21st Chief Minister
   of Kerala  on May 18, 2011

•  Mamata Banerjee
   Sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister
   of West Bengal on May 20, 2011

•  Goodluck Jonathan
   Re-elected as President of Nigeria 
   on May 29, 2011

•  Sunil Mitra
   New Finance Secretary
   appointed  on June 1, 2011

•  Jose Graziano da Silva
   8th Director General of the UN’s Food
   and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
   elected on June 26, 2011

•  Abu Muhammad Ayman al-Zawahiri
   New amir (supreme leader) of the al-Qaeda 
   appointed on 16 June 2011

•  Ban Ki-moon 
   Re-elected as Secretary-General of
   the 193-member Organization UNO 
   on June 21, 2011

•  Nguyen Tan Dung 
   New Prime Minister of Vietnam 
   elected on June 27, 2011

•  Ranjan Mathai 
   New Foreign Secretary of India
   appointed on June 27, 2011

•  Christine Lagarde 
   First women chief of International 
   Monetary Fund (IMF) elected on 
   June 28, 2011

• M V Tanksale 
   New Chairman and Managing Director
   of Central Bank of India appointed on
   June 28, 2011

•  Nishi Vasudeva
   First Woman Director of HPCL, an Oil PSU
   appointed on July 4, 2011

•  Harun Rashid Khan
   Deputy Governor of RBI succeeding 
   Shyamala Gopinath appointed on 
   July 4, 2011

•  Pradeep Kumar
   Sworn in as new Chief Vigilance 
   Commissioner (CVC) on July 14, 2011

•  Hina Rabbani Khar
   Pakistan’s first female Minister of
   Foreign Affairs appointed on July
   18, 2011

•  Rohinton Nariman 
   New Solicitor-General of India 
   appointed on July 23, 2011

•  Truong Tan Sang
   New President of Vietnam
   elected on July 25, 2011

•  Anil Kumar Browne 
   India’s 23rd Chief of the Air Staff
   appointed on July 31, 2011

•  D V Sadananda Gowda   
   Sworn in as the 26th Chief Minister of
   Karnataka on August 2, 2011

• Shivraj V Patil
   Sworn in as the new Lokayukta of
   Karnataka on  August 3,  2011

•  KV Kamath 
   New Chairman of Infosys
   appointed on August 21, 2011 

•  Chandra Mohan Prasad 
   Administered oath as Lokayukta of
   Bihar  on August 25, 2011

•  R A Mehta
   Sworn in as the new Lokayukta of
   Gujarat on  August 26, 2011

•  Dr. Tony Tan 
   Seventh President of Singapore
   elected on August 27, 2011

•  Baburam Bhattarai 
   Sworn in as 35th Prime Minister
   of Nepal on August 29, 2011

•  Yoshihiko Noda 
   Sixth Prime Minister of Japan 
   elected on August 29, 2011

•  R. N. Nayak
   Chairman & Managing Director
   (CMD) of Power Grid Corporation
   of India appointed  on Sept. 1, 2011

•  Bhuvan Chander Khanduri
   Sworn in as Chief Minister of 
   Uttarakhand on September 11, 2011

•  Helle Thorning-Schmidt 
   First female Prime Minister of 
   Denmark elected on Sept 15, 2011

•  N Srinivasan  
   Official President of the Board of 
   Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
   elected on September 19, 2011

•  Serena Williams 
   UNICEF’s international Goodwill
   Ambassador appointed on 
   September 20, 2011

•  Pulok Chatterji
   Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister
   appointed  on October 1, 2011

•  Sudhir Vasudeva
   New Chairman of ONGC and its
   group of companies appointed on 
   October 3, 2011

•  Makarand Nene 
   New Director (Marketing) of Indian
   Oil Corporation Ltd. appointed  on
   October 5, 2011

•  Markandey Katju 
   New Chairman of media regulator 
   Press  Council of India appointed 
   on October 5, 2011

•  Garry Conille 
   Sworn in as new Prime Minister of 
   Haiti on October 18, 2011

Michael D. Higgins
   Nineth President of European country
   Ireland elected on October 29, 2011

•  Abdul Raheem al-Keeb
   Libya’s interim Prime Minister
   elected  on November 1, 2011

•  Nabam Tuki
   Sworn as 7th Chief Minister of 
   Arunachal Pradesh on Nov 1, 2011

•  Ismail Omar Guelleh
   New President of African country Djibouti
   elected on April 2, 2011

•  Lucas Papademos 
   Sworn in as new Prime Minister 
   of Greek on November 10, 2011

•  Sushil Kumar 
   KBC winner Sushil Kumar appointed 
   as ambassador of rural employment
   scheme MGNREGA on Nov 14, 2011

•  Cyrus P. Mistry
   Tata Sons named Shapoorji Pallonji 
   Group MD Cyrus P Mistry as the head
   of TATA group on November 23, 2011.
   He will be the king of TATA empire ,
   when Ratan N Tata formally retires.   

•  Kamlesh Sharma 
   Indian diplomat Kamlesh Sharma 
   re-appointed Secretary General of
   the 54-nation Commonwealth group
   on November 27, 2011

•  AK Garg
   New Chairman and MD of telecom 
   PSU MTNL  appointed  on Dec 1, 2011

•  Vinod Rai (CAG)
   New Chairman of the United Nations
   panel of external auditors elected on
   December 8, 2011

•  Ajit Singh
   New civil aviation minister in Union 
   Cabinet  appointed on Dec. l 8, 2011

•  Mariano Rajoy
   Sworn in as new Prime Minister 
   of Spain on December 21, 2011

•  B. A. Prabhakar 
   Chairman and Managing Director of 
   public sector lender, Andhra Bank. 
   appointed  on December 21, 2011

•  M. S. Raghavan
   Chairman and Managing Director of 
   public sector lender, Bank of India 
   appointed  on December 28, 2011

•  Portia Simpson-Miller 
   First female Prime Minister of Jamaica    
   elected on December 30, 2011

Finally …I wishes you and your family a very Happy New Year. May
this new year bring prosperity, love, happiness and delight in your life.

About Naren
Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

One Response to Appointments in 2011

  1. Ajoy Biswas says:

    Good collection thank you for the vital information

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