People in News: February 2022 PDF

Published on Saturday, March 05, 2022

1. Disha Patani

  • Disha Patani is appointed as the Brand Ambassador of the Bata India Brand.
  • She is one of the best Bollywood Actresses.

2. Dinesh Prasad Saklani

  • Dinesh Prasad Saklani is appointed as the Director of NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training)
  • He has succeeded Hrushikesh Senapaty.
  • He is a member of the Academic Council of Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani.

3. M. Jagadesh Kumar

  • M. Jagadesh Kumar is the Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • He is the Vice-chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (Jan 2016 – Feb 2022). He is a professor at the IIT Delhi.

4. Gav Reddy

  • Lt. General Gav Reddy is the Head of the Defence Intelligence Agency.
  • He previously worked as the commandant of Officers Training Academy Gaya.
  • He is succeeding Lt Gen KJS Dhillon.

5. Manoj Pande

  • Lt. General Manoj Pande is the Vice Chief of the Army Staff.
  • He previously worked as the General Officer-Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command.
  • He is replacing Lieutenant General CP Mohanty.

6. SR Narasimhan

  • SR Narasimhan is the Chairman and Managing Director of POSOCO.
  • POSOCO – Power System Operation Corporation Limited.

7. Rahul Bhatia

  • Rahul Bhatia is the Managing Director of IndiGo.
  • IndiGo is India's biggest airline by market share.
  • He is the IndiGo co-founder and promoter.

8. Ravi Mittal

  • Ravi Mittal is the Head of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).
  • He is the former secretary department of sports.

9. GA Srinivasa Murthy

  • GA Srinivasa Murthy is the Director of Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL).
  • He joined DRDL in the year 1987.

10. Xiomara Castro

  • Xiomara Castro is the First Female President of Honduras.
  • She is the 56th president of Honduras.
  • She is a member of the Liberal Party or the National Party.

11. Pusph Kumar Joshi

  • Pushp Kumar Joshi is the Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL).
  • He is currently serving as Director (Human Resources) of Pushp Kumar Joshi.
  • He is succeeding Mukesh Kumar Surana.

12. Akshay Kumar

  • Akshay Kumar is the Brand Ambassador of the Uttarakhand.
  • He is one of the renowned Bollywood Actors.

13. N Chandrasekaran

  • N. Chandrasekaran is the head of the Tata Son’s Chairman.
  • He was Chief operating officer and executive director of Tata Consultancy Services.

14. Jaimini Bhagwati

  • Jaimini Bhagwati is the Additional Director of IDFC FIRST Bank.
  • He is the RBI Chair Professor at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations.

15. Madhabi Puri Buch

  • Madhabi Puri Buch is the new Chairperson of the Security Exchange Bureau of India(SEBI).
  • She is the first woman to be appointed as the chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India.
  • She succeeded Mr. Tyagi.

16. Santhishree Pandit

  • Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit is the Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • She is the 13th and First women Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • She previously worked as the professor of Politics and Public Administration of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU).

17. S. Kishore

  • S. Kishore is appointed as the Chairman of the Staff Selection Commission(SSC).
  • He is currently serving as Special Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

18. Shahrukh Khan

  • Shahrukh Khan is appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Thumbs Up.
  • He is one of the renowned Bollywood Actors.

19. Manika Batra

  • Manika Batra is appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Adidas.
  • It is the largest sportswear manufacturer in World.
  • Manika Batra is an Indian table tennis player.

20. Sanjeev Sanyal

  • Sanjeev Sanyal is appointed as the Member of the PM Economic Advisory Council.
  • He previously worked as the Principal Economic Adviser in the Ministry of Finance.
  • He has replaced Krishnamurthy Subramanian.

21. Sergio Matarella

  • Sergio Matarella is re-elected as the President of Italy for the second time.
  • His term of office is 7 years.
  • He succeeded Giorgio Napolitano in 2013.

22. P R Sreejesh

  • P R Sreejesh becomes the 1st Indian Man to win World Games Athlete of the year 2021.
  • He is the 1st Indian to win this award.
  • He is a veteran India Hockey goalkeeper.

23. Antonio Costa

  • Antonio Costa is re-elected as the Prime Minister of Portugal.
  • He is the Socialist Prime Minister of Portugal.
  • He is a lawyer and politician serving as the Prime Minister since 2015.

24. Hrithik Roshan

  • Hrithik Roshan is appointed as the Brand Ambassador for “Rummy Circle”
  • He is appointed by the Games 24 Seven.
  • He is one of the renowned Bollywood Actors.
  • This brand will start its new campaign #RahoEkKadamAage.

25. BK Tyagi

  • BK Tyagi is appointed as the Next Chairman and Managing Director of the Shipping Corporation of India.
  • He was recommended by the Public Enterprises Selection Board.
  • He will succeed HK Joshi.
  • He is currently serving as the Director of Liner and Passenger services in the Shipping Corporation of India.

26. Anibal Torres Vasquez

  • Anibal Torres Vasquez is appointed as the Prime Minister of Peru.
  • He previously served as Peru’s Justice Minister.
  • He has succeeded Hector Valer.

27. Pankaj Tripathi

  • Pankaj Tripathi is appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Krishi Network.
  • Krishi Network is an Agritech startup company.
  • He is one of the renowned Bollywood Actors.

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