Arun Kumar Jha appointed CEO of Khadi and Village Industries Commission
Arun Kumar Jha on 10 April 2015 was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Mumbai.
Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has appointed him to the post of CEO (Joint Secretary level post) in order to balance period of his overall 5 year tenure up to September 2016.
Jha is a 1985-batch officer of Indian Economics Service (IES). Presently, he is working as Director General of National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD).
About Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)
- KVIC is a statutory body formed under the Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act, 1956.
- It is an apex organization under the aegis of Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
- KVIC seeks to establish and develop khadi and village industries in the rural areas by assisting, planning and promoting them.