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Appointments on 7th April 2020

Current Context: Madhabi Puri Buch: She gets an extension by 6 months as the Whole Time Member (WTM) at Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). She is the first women to be the WTM of SEBI. She was appointed in the year 2017 as WTM of SEBI.
Appointments
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of SEBI: Mumbai
    • Chairman of SEBI: Ajay Tyagi
  • Anurag Srivastava: Appointed as the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs. Currently he is the Indian Ambassador to Ethiopia. He has replaced Raveesh Kumar.
  • UB Pravin Rao: Appointed as new Chairman of NASSCOM (National Association of Software and services Companies). He has replaced Keshav Murugesh who is the group CEO of WNS Global Services. Also, Rekha M Menon, chairman and senior managing director of Accenture in India, has been named as the vice chairperson for 2020-21 for NASSCOM.
  • Static part: 
    • HQ of NASSCOM: New Delhi

Questions:

Q.1 Who has been appointed as new Chairman of NASSCOM?
a. Raman Roy
b. UB Pravin Rao
c. Nivruti Rai
d. Anant Maheshwari

Q.2 MadhabiPuri Bach has got a 6 months extension of service as a whole-time member of which among the following institution/organization?
a. SEBI
b. RBI
c. IRDAI
d. NABARD
Appointments on 7th April 2020 Appointments on 7th April 2020 Reviewed by Neha Verma on April 07, 2020 Rating: 5

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