APPOINTMENTS
  • Shri T. Gopala Rao, IAS has been appointed as Chairman, Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. (APIDC) vice Shri N. Yathiraja Rao.
  • Shri Ashok Kumar has been appointed as the new Chairman Railway Board and ex-officio Principal Secretary to the Government of India vice Shri V.K. Agarwal. Shri Ashok Kumar is presently serving as Member, Mechanical in the Railway Board.
  • Mr. Suman K. Bery will succeed Shri Rakesh Mohan as Director General of the National Council of Applied Economic Research. Shri Bery is presently the lead economist for Brazil in the World Bank at Washington. He was earlier special consultant to the RBI governor.
  • Shri Shivrup Tiwari of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) has been elected Chairman of the Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), Delhi Chapter for the Year 2000-2001.
  • Shri C. Ramesh has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited.
  • Shri R.N. Malhotra has been appointed as Chairman, IRCON International Limited.
  • Shri K.B. Verma joins as Director (Finance) of IRCON International Ltd.,
  • Shri Subir Raha, Director (Human Resource & Business Development), Indian Oil will concurrently hold the post of Chairman of Indian Oil Petronas Ltd. (IPL) a 50:50 joint venture of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. and Petroleum National Berhad (Petronas), Malaysia. Shamsul Asar Abbas has been inducted as a Director on the Board on behalf of Petronas. Shri C.K. Dixit, Executive Director, Indian Oil has been appointed as CEO of the Compay. 
  • Shri C.R. Sharma has taken charge as Executive Director of Andhra Bank. Before taking up this assignment, he was General Manager of the Oriental Bank of Commerce.
  • Shri P.G. Mankad has been appointed as Secretary, Industrial Policy and Promotion.
  • Dr. S. Narain has been appointed as Secretary, Revenue Department.
  • Shri P. Shankar has been appointed as Secretary, Petroleum Ministry.
  • Shri Vishwanathan Anand has been appointed as Secretary, Small Scale Industries and Agro and Rural Industries.
  • Shri M.P. Pinto has been appointed as Secretary, Shipping.
  • Shri R.D. Kapoor has been appointed as Secretary Food and PDS.
  • Shri M.V. Rehman has been appointed as Secretary, Parliamentary Affairs.
  • Shri B.S. Baswan has been appointed as Secretary, National Commission for Minorities.