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Important Appointments of 2022-2021 | SSC, NTPC, Group D

Current Affairs is an integral part of the General Awareness section of most of the competitive exams. The latest appointments are one of the important topics of all the Competitive exams. In this section, questions related to the appointments, are asked in Government exams.
Aspirants preparing for the upcoming Government exams like UPSC, Railway exam, SSC, etc. can find this article helpful for the current affairs section. This article contains the various appointments for the year 2022 and 2021.

List of all the Appointment of 2022

NameAppointed as
Alok Kumar ChoudharyManaging Director of State Bank of India
Krishna SrinivasanDirector of the Asia and Pacific Department
Mayank Kumar AgrawalChief Executive Officer, Prasar Bharati
Amandeep Singh GillUN Chief’s envoy on technology
N J OjhaMGNREGA Ombudsman
R SubramaniakumarMD & CEO of RBL Bank
Justice Ranjana Prakash DesaiHead of the Press Council of India (PCI)
Hamza Abdi BarrePrime Minister of Somalia
Justice Vipin SanghiChief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court
Justice Ujjal BhuyanChief Justice of the Telangana High Court
Justice Amjad Ahtesham SayedChief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court
Justice Shinde Sambhaji ShiwajiChief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court
Justice Rashmin M ChhayaChief Justice of the Gauhati High Court
Justice Satish Chandra SharmaChief Justice of the Delhi High Court
S Ruchira KambojPermanent Representative of India to the United Nations
Gustavo PetroColombia’s first left-wing president
Dinkar GuptaDirector-General of the National Investigation Agency
Parameswaran IyerNiti Aayog CEO
Anil KhannaPresident of the Indian Olympic Association
Mohammed JaloodPresident of the International Weightlifting Federation
Sangeeta SinghAdditional Chairman of CBDT chairperson
Rajiv KumarChief election commissioner of India
Ranil WickremensigheAppointed as the Prime Minster of Sri Lanka.
Nand MulchandaniAppointed as the CTO of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Tarun KapoorAppointed as advisor to PM Narendra Modi
Sangeeta SinghAppointed as chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
Lt Gen BS RajuAppointed as Vice Chief of Indian Army
Shehbaz SharifAppointed as the new Prime Minster of Pakistan
Harsh ShringlaChief Coordinator for the coming G20 Summit which will be hosted by India in 2023
Urjit PatelVice President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Shri. S. Iqbal SinghChairman of the National Commission for Minorities
Manoj SoniChairman of UPSC
Lt General Manoj PandeNew Army Chief
Shanti SethiNew Defense Advisor to Smt. Kamala Harris
Vishwas PatelChairman of Payments Council of India
Dr. S RajuDirector-General of the Geological Survey of India (GSI)
Arunabha GhoshUN Chief to High-Level expert group on net-zero emissions commitments
Vinay Mohan KwatraNew Foreign Secretary
Babita SinghNew Global Peace Ambassador 2022
Ajay Kumar SoodPrincipal Scientific Advisor to Government of India
Krishnan RamanujamNasscom Chairperson for 2022-23
Debasish PandaChairman of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)
Sumant SinhaPresident of ASSOCHAM
T Raja KumarPresident of the Financial Action Task Force
Nitin ChughDeputy Managing Director of SBI
Madhabi Puri BuchFirst woman chief of SEBI
Emma TerhoChairperson of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes
G Ashok KumarIndia’s first national maritime security coordinator
Pierre-Olivier GourinchasIMF’s Chief Economist
MR KumarChairman of LIC
Ravi MittalChairman of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)
Sonali SinghController General of Accounts (CGA)
M Jagadesh KumarChairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC)
GA Srinivasa MurthyDirector of Defence Research and Development Laboratory of the DRDO
Prof Dinesh Prasad SaklaniDirector of NCERT
S. KishoreChairman of the Staff Selection Commission
Justice Munishwar Nath BhandariChief Justice of the Madras High Court
Vineet JoshiChairman of CBSE
Sanjay MalhotraDirector on the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
VS PathaniaDirector General (DG) of the Indian Coast Guard
Alka Mittal1st woman Chairman and MD (CMD) of ONGC
G Asok KumarDirector-General of National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti
Zhang MingNew Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
Urjit PatelVice President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
Haitham Al GhaisSecretary-General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
Dr. S SomanathChairman and Space Secretary of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Pushp Kumar JoshiChairman and MD of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL)
Justice Ayesh MalikFirst Female judge of the Pakistan Supreme Court
Dr. V Anantha NageswaranNew Chief Economic Adviser
Sambit PatraChairman of India Tourism Development Corporation
Gita GopinathIMF’s Deputy Managing Director
Alka UpadhyayaChairperson of National Highways Authority of India
Sanjiv MehtaPresident of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
Catherine RussellHead of UN children’s agency UNICEF
Atul Dinkar RaneNew CEO and MD of BrahMos Aerospace Limited
Harjinder SinghIndia’s Chef de Mission 2022 Winter Olympics
Radhika JhaCEO of Energy Efficiency Services (EESL)

Latest appointment from October to December 2021

Name

Appointed as

Alka Upadhyaya

Appointed as the chairperson of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)

Rahul Dravid

Head Coach of Indian men’s cricket team by BCCI

G Ashok Kumar

Appointed as DG, Mission for Clean Ganga

Arun Chawla

New director-general of Industry chamber Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)

CS Venkatakrishnan

CEO of Barclays

Justice Ashok Bhushan

Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal

Fumio Kishida

Prime Minister of Japan

Satya Narayan Pradhan

DG of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)

Daniel Brul

Goodwill Ambassador for the UN World Food Programme (UNWFP)

Professor Bimal Patel

International Law Commission for a tenure of five-year commencing 1st Jan 2023.

Pramod Chandra Mody

Secretary-General Rajya Sabha

Sourav Ganguly

Chairman of the ICC men's Cricket Committee

VVS Laxman

Head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA)

Geoff Allardice

CEO of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah

Appointed as new PM of Kuwait

P.S. Sreedharan Pillai

Governor of Goa

Rajnish Kumar

Independent non-executive director of Hero MotoCorp

Vivek Johri

Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)

Parag Agrawal

CEO of Twitter

Admiral R Hari Kumar

New Chief of the Indian Navy

Harshwanti Bisht

First woman President of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation

Padmaja Chunduru

MD and CEO of National Securities Depositories (NSDL)

Najla Bouden Romdhane

First-ever Female Prime Minister of Tunisia

Abiy Ahmed

Prime Minister of Ethiopia

E.R. Sheikh

First Director-General of the Ordnance Directorate (Co-ordination and Services)

Justice Rajesh Bindal

Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court

Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi

Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court

Justice Aravind Kumar

Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court

Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra

Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court

Justice Ranjit V. More

Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court

Justice Satish Chandra Sharma

Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court

Justice R.V. Malimath

Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court

Justice Prakash Srivastava

Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court

Amit Khare

Advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Sajjan Jindal

Chairman of the World Steel Association (WSA)

Ritesh Chauhan

CEO of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Amitabh Chaudhry

Managing Director & CEO of Axis Bank

PK Garg

CEO of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) by the Sports Authority of India (SAI)

Dame Sandra Mason

First-ever president of Barbados

Harsha Bhupendra Bangari

MD of the Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank)

Prativa Mohapatra

Vice president and managing director for Adobe India

Justice Indu Malhotra

Ombudsman cum Ethics Officer of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA)

Air Marshal V. R Chaudhari

Chief of Air Staff

Rajiv Aggarwal

 Facebook India (grievance officer)

Aveek Sarkar

Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI)

Lt.G Gurbirpal Singh

34th Director-General of the National Cadet Corps (NCC)

Appointment from April to September 2021

Name

Appointed as

Bhupendra Patel

Chief Minister of Gujarat

MS Dhoni

 Mentor for Team India in the T20 World Cup

Pankaj Kumar singh

DG of Border Security force (BSF)

JB Mohapatra

Chairman of CBDT ( Central Board of Direct Taxes )

Dr. PPK Ramacharyulu

Secretary General of Rajya Sabha

Sandeep Bakhshi

MD & CEO of ICICI Bank by RBI

Deepak Das

Controller General of Accounts (CGA)

Mansukh Mandaviya

Chairperson of the Stop TB Partnership Board

Priyanka Chopra

Chairperson of Jio MAMI

Shanti Lal Jain

MD and CEO of Indian Bank

Apurva Chandra

Chairman of Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO)

La Ganesan

Governor of  Manipur

Thawarchand Gehlot

Governor of Karnataka

Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati

Governor of Mizoram

Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar

Governor of Himachal Pradesh

P.S. Sreedharan Pillai

Governor of Goa

Satyadev Narayan Arya

Governor of Tripura

Ramesh Bais

Governor of Jharkhand

Bandaru Dattatraya

Governor of Haryana

Pushkar Singh Dhami

Chief MInister of Uttarakhand

Vinay Prakash

 Grievance officer of Twitter

Piyush Goyal

Leader of House in Rajya Sabha

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

 Deputy leader of Rajya Sabha

Aramane Giridhar

Chairman of NHAI (National Highways Authority of India)

Sher Bahadur Deuba

Nepal’s Prime Minister

Basavaraj Bommai

Chief Minister Karnataka

Rakesh Asthana

 Delhi Police commissioner

Paresh B Lal

Grievance officer of WhatsApp India

Arun Mishra

Chairperson of NHRC ( National Human Rights Commission )

Ranjitsinh Disale

 Education Advisor to world Bank

Anup Chandra Pandey

Election Commissioner of India

Spoorthi Priya

Grievance Officer of Facebook India

Abdulla Shahid

Presidency of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)

Naftali Bennett

13th Prime Minister of Israel

Bill Nelson

14th Administrator of NASA

Dr Tadang Minu

Member of International Boxing Association

Karnam Malleswari

Vice-Chancellor of Delhi Sport university

Parveen Sinha

 Director of CBI

T Rabi Sankar

Deputy Governor of RBI

Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister of West Bengal

MK Stalin

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

N Rangasamy Sworn

Chief Minister of Puducherry

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Chief Minister of Assam

Ramesh Powar

Head Coach of Indian Women's Cricket Team

Kuldeep Singh

 Chief NIA ( National Investigation Agency )

Rekha Sharma

Chairperson of the National Commission for Woman (NCW)

Important Appointment 2021

Name

Appointed as

Sushil Chandra

24th Chief Election Commissioner of India

Urjit Patel

Additional director of Britannia

Virat Kohli

 Digit Insurance brand ambassador

Shabir Khandwawala

 New BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit chief

Tarun Bajaj

 New Revenue Secretary under the Ministry of Finance

Justice N V Ramana

 Appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI)

Chintan Vaishnav

Mission Director of Atal Innovation Mission

S Ramann

 Chairman and MD of (SIDBI)

Matam Venkata Rao

 MD and CEO of the Central Bank of India

Pramod Chandra Mody

Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

Jaideep Bhatnagar

Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Kuldeep Singh

 DG of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)

Mary Kom

Chairperson of AIBA Champion and Veterans Committee

G R Chintala

 Chairman of Asia Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA)

Ligia Noronha

Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Dr Vivek Murthy

 Surgeon General under US President Biden’s administration

Tirath Singh Rawat

 Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

Dr GP Samanta

Chief Statistician of India

 Anurag Thakur

 Captain in the Territorial Army

Thomas Bach

President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Girish Chandra Murmu

Chairman of the Panel of External Auditors of the United Nations

Dr Ajay Mathur

Director-General of International Solar Alliance (ISA)

M A Ganapathy

Director-General of the National Security Guard

Ajinkya Rahane

 Brand Ambassador for NeoGrowth Credit Pvt Ltd

Samia Suluhu Hassan

 First Woman President of Tanzania

Mark Rutte

 Prime Minister of the Netherland for the 4th term

Sanjeev Kumar

 Chairman of the Airports Authority of India (AAI)

Atish Chandra

Chairman and MD of Food Corporation of India (FCI)

Saurabh Garg

 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

Subhash Chandra Khuntia

Chairman of IRDAI

Dushyant Chautala

 President of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI)

Vijay Sampla

 Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC)

Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan

 Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry

Ajai Malhotra

 Chairperson of the United Nations Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Council

Ajay Mathur

Director-General of International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Sridhar Vembu

National Security Advisory Board (NSAB)

Ayesha Aziz

India’s Youngest Female Pilot

Ajay Singh

 President of Boxing Federation of India (BFI)

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