Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) Current Affairs - 2020

LC Goyal takes charge as the Union Home Secretary

LC Goyal has taken charge as the Union Home Secretary. He replaced Anil Goswami who had resigned following a controversy over the arrest of former Union Minister Matang Sinh in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam. Goyal was appointed by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Read More…

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar appointed as new Foreign Secretary

Union Government has appointed Subrahmanyam Jaishankar as the new Secretary of Ministry of External Affairs (i.e. Foreign Secretary). His name was cleared by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will be replacing incumbent Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh whose tenure was curtailed with immediate effect. She had assumed office Read More…

DP Sinha appointed as secretary (security) in the cabinet secretariat

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed Divya Prakash Sinha as secretary (security) in the cabinet secretariat. Since November 2013, this post was lying vacant after Yashovardhan Azad who was holding the post then, was appointed information commissioner. Divya Prakash Sinha He is IPS officer, belonging to 1979 batch of the Manipur-Tripura cadre. Before this Read More…

K Durga Prasad appointed as Special DG of CRPF

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed K Durga Prasad as the special director general (DG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). He will be in office for next three years or till further orders, whichever is earlier. K Durga Prasad He is IPS officer of 1981 batch from Andhra Pradesh cadre. Before this Read More…

Government appoints Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar as ISRO chairman

Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar has been appointed chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). His name was cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will replace former ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan who had retired on 31 December 2014. He will have tenure of 3 years from Read More…