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Appointments on 29th April 2020

Current Context: JagdishMukhi- Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi assumed charge of the administration of the Bodoland Territorial Council.

Appointments
  • The department of Welfare of Plains Tribes and Backward classes appointed Siddhartha Singh, commissioner and secretary, PHE, and MD, Swacch Bharat Abhiyan Mission, as Principal Secretary of Bodoland Territorial Council, Kokrajhar. Rajesh Prasad, the principal secretary to the state government, has been appointed as the administrator to the BTC to superintend and direct the entire administration.
  • Static Part: 
    • CM of Assam: SarbanandaSonowal
    • Governor of Assam: Jagdish Mukhi
    • National Parks in Assam: Kaziranga NP, Manas NP, DibruSaikhowa NP, Nameri NP, Orang NP
    • Shiv Das Meena- He has been appointed as Chairman and MD of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) for six months period.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of HUDCO: New Delhi
  • Manisha Singh- Indian American diplomat Manisha Singh has been nominated by US President Donald Trump as America's next envoy to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Currently, she is working as the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs at the State Department.
  • Static Part:
    • HQ of OECD: Paris, France
  • Madhavan Menon- Reserve Bank of India has extended the term of appointment of Madhavan Menon as the part-time Chairman of the Catholic Syrian Bank till July 21, 2020.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of CSB: Thrissur, Kerala

Questions:

Q.1 Who has been given the charge of the administration of the Bodoland Territorial Council?
a. Rajesh Prasad
b. Madhavan Menon
c. Jagdish Mukhi
d. Siddhartha Singh

Q.2 Who has been nominated by US President Donald Trump as America's next envoy to OECD?
a. Manisha Singh
b. Michelle Giuda
c. Nathan Sales
d. R Clarke Cooper
Appointments on 29th April 2020 Appointments on 29th April 2020 Reviewed by Neha Verma on April 29, 2020 Rating: 5

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