Ruchir Sharma Appointed as Managing Director & Chairman of Rockefeller International

  • Ruchir Sharma will take over as the Managing Director and Chairman of Rockefeller International, the international unit of Rockefeller Capital Management on 14th February 2022.

Professor Dinesh Prasad Saklani Appointed as New Director of NCERT

  • Dinesh Prasad Saklani, Professor of history at the HemvatiNandanBahuguna(HNB) Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand has been appointed as the new Director of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Education (MoE), for 5 yearsor till he attains the age of 65 years, whichever is the earliest.
  • He succeeds HrushikeshSenapaty, who has served as the director of NCERT from 2015 to 2020.

Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit Appointed as the 1st Woman Vice Chancellor of JNU

  • SantishreeDhulipudiPandit, a political science professor at SavitribaiPhule Pune University in Maharashtra, was appointed as the first woman Vice-Chancellor(VC) of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, Delhi, for a period of 5 years.
  • President Ram NathKovind, who is Visitor to JNU, has approved the appointment of SantishreeDhulipudiPandit as the 13th VC of JNU.
  • She succeeds M Jagadesh Kumar

Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit named as first woman Vice-Chancellor of JNU

  • The Ministry of Education (MoE) has appointed SantishreeDhulipudiPandit as the new Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
  • She is the first women Vice-Chancellor of JNU.
  • The 59-year-old Pandit has been appointed for a period of five years.
  • Pandit replaces M Jagadesh Kumar, who has been appointed as Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC).