Latest Who is Who 2017: Heads of Important Offices in India and World

Latest Who is Who 2017: Heads of Important Offices in India and World

This section gives you latest information about Heads of Important Offices in India and World. Some questions frequently asked in all competitive exams related to Latest Who is Who 2017. So it is very important to keep oneself updated with the latest development in the main organizations of the country. So get ready to know the latest Who’s Who for 2017.

There are at least two or three questions will come in all types of competitive exams about the Organizations/ Institutions and their holders. Such questions come in the category of Who’s Who. Persons and their posts keep changing. So it is very important to keep oneself updated with the latest development in the main organizations of the country. So get ready to know the latest Who’s Who for 2017.

Latest Who is Who 2017: Highest Position Holders in Indian Government:-

Name Position
Shri Ram Nath Kovind President of India
Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu Vice President
Narendra Damodar Das Modi Prime Minister of India
Ms. Sumitra Mahajan Speaker of Lok Sabha
Mr. P. J. Kurien Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha
Dr. M. Thambidurai Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha
Ghulam Nabi Azad Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha)
Dr. Rajiv Kumar Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog
Mr. Achal Kumar Joti Chief Election Commissioner (06 July 2017)
Dr. Nasim Zaidi Election Commissioner
Justice H. L. Dattu Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission
Mr. Shashi Kant Sharma Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Justice Vangala Eswaraiah Chairman, National Commission for Backward Classes
David R. Syiemlieh Chairman, UPSC
Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Chairman, National Commission on Farmers (NCF)
R. K. Mathur Chief Information Commissioner (CIC)
Shri Ashim Khurana Chairman, SSC
Shri Ashwani Lohani Chairman, Railway Board

Also Read: Current Governors and Chief Ministers of Indian States 2016

Current Cabinet Ministers of India 2017:

Name Position
Shri Narendra Damodar Das Modi Prime Minister
He is also in-charge of:
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions;
Department of Atomic Energy;
Department of Space; and
all important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.
Shri Raj Nath Singh Minister of Home Affairs
Smt. Sushma Swaraj Minister of External Affairs; and
Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs
Shri Arun Jaitley Minister of Finance;
Minister of Corporate Affairs;
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of Defence
Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Urban Development; and
Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation;
Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari Minister of Road Transport and Highways; and
Minister of Shipping
Shri Suresh Prabhu Minister of Commerce and Industry
Shri Piyush Goyal Minister of Railways; and Minister of Coal
Sushri Uma Bharati Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation
Shri Ramvilas Paswan Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Shri Kalraj Mishra Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Minister of Women and Child Development
Shri Ananthkumar Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers; and
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and
Minister of Law and Justice
Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda Minister of Health and Family Welfare
Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati Minister of Civil Aviation
Shri Anant Geete Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal Minister of Food Processing Industries
Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Rural Development,Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation,
Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation,
Ministry of Panchayati Raj,
Ministry of Rural Development, and
Ministry of Urban Development
Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh Minister of Steel
Shri Prakash Javadekar Ministry of Human Resource Development
Shri Jual Oram Minister of Tribal Affairs
Shri Radha Mohan Singh Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani Minister of Textiles, and
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Dr. Harsh Vardhan Minister of Science and Technology,
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and
Minister of Earth Sciences
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minister of Minority Affairs

Last Updated on: 09 September 2017

Ministers of Indian States (Independent Charge):

Name Position
Rao Inderjit Singh Minister of Planning (Independent Charge), Chemicals and Fertilizers
Santosh Kumar Gangwar Minister of Labour and Employment (Independent Charge)
Shripad Yesso Naik Minister of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) (Independent Charge)
Jitendra Singh Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy, Space
Mahesh Sharma Minister of Culture (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Giriraj Singh Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Independent Charge)
Manoj Sinha Minister of Communications (Independent Charge), Railways
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge), Information and Broadcasting
Raj Kumar Singh Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge)
Hardeep Singh Puri Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs (Independent Charge)
Alphons Kannanthanam Minister of Tourism (Independent Charge), Electronics and Information Technology

Last Updated on: 09 September 2017

Also Read: List of Famous Books and their Authors 2016

Current Ministers of States of India

Name Position
Vijay Goel Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Statistics and Programme Implementation
Radhakrishnan P. Minister of Finance, Shipping
S. S. Ahluwalia Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation
Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation
Ramdas Athawale Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Vishnu Deo Sai Minister of Steel
Ram Kripal Yadav Minister of Rural Development
Hansraj Gangaram Ahir Minister of Home Affairs
Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary Minister of Mines, Coal
Rajen Gohain Minister of Railways
V. K. Singh Minister of External Affairs
Parshottam Rupala Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Panchayati Raj
Krishan Pal Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor Minister of Tribal Affairs
Shiv Pratap Shukla Minister of Finance
Ashwini Kumar Choubey Minister of Health and Family Welfare
Sudarshan Bhagat Minister of Tribal Affairs
Upendra Kushwaha Minister of Human Resource Development
Kiren Rijiju Minister of Home Affairs
Virendra Kumar Minister of Women and Child Development, Minority Affairs.
Anantkumar Hegde Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
M. J. Akbar Minister of External Affairs
Niranjan Jyoti Minister of Food Processing Industries
Y. S. Chowdary Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences
Jayant Sinha Minister of Civil Aviation
Babul Supriyo Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Vijay Sampla Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Arjun Ram Meghwal Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Ajay Tamta Minister of Textiles
Krishna Raj Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Mansukh L Mandaviya Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Chemicals and Fertilizers
Anupriya Patel Minister of Health and Family Welfare
C. R. Chaudhary Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Commerce and Industry
P. P. Chaudhary Minister of Law and Justice, Corporate Affairs
Subhash Ramrao Bhamre Minister of Defence
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Satya Pal Singh Minister of Human Resource Development, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

Last Updated on: 09 September 2017



Heads of Important Offices in India and World:-Also Read: List of Famous Peoples who passed away in 2016

Name Position
Mr. Natrajan Chandrasekaran Chairman, Tata Sons
Mr. Mukesh Ambani Chairman, Relience Industries
Mr. Lakshmi Mittal Chairman, Mittal Arcelor Steels
Ms. Kiran Majumdar Chairman, Biocon
Ms. Chanda Kochhar Managing Director & CEO ICICI Bank
Mr. Shiv Nadar Chairman, HCL Technologies
Mr. Naresh Goyal Chairman, Jet Airways
Mr. Sunil Mittal Chairman, Bharati Group
Ms. Indira Nooye CEO, Pepsico
Shikha Sharma MD, CEO Axis Bank
Soumya Swaminathan Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research
Shri Sailesh Register General and Census Commissioner of India
Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan Chairman, 21th Law Commission
Mr. Urjit Patel Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Dr. BN Suresh President, Indian National Academy of Engineering
Shashidhar Sinha Chairman, Audit Bureau Circulation(ABC)
Shri Atulesh Jindal Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT)
Ajay Tyagi Chairman, Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Lalitha Kumaramangalam Chairperson, National Commission for Women
Dr. Vijay Laxman Kelkar Chairperson, National Institute of Public Finance & Policy (NIPFP)
Dr. A. Surya Prakash CEO, Prasar Bharati
Mr. Ratan Tata Chairman, Investment Commission
Mr. C. P. Gurnani Chairman, NASSCOM
Mr. Sunil Kanoria President, ASSOCHAM
António Guterres Secretary-General, United Nations Organisations (UNO)
Jan Eliasson Deputy Secretary-General,UN
Dr. Jim Yong Kim President, World Bank
Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund(IMF)
Irina Bokova Director General, UNESCO
Dr. Margaret Chan Director General, WHO
Guy Ryder Director General, Inter-national Labour Organisation
Anthony Lake Executive Director, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund(UNICEF)
Filippo Grandi UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Helen Clark Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on trade and Development(UNCTAD)
Jose Angel Gurria Secretary-General, Organisation of Economic Cooperation And Development (OECD)
Ronny Abraham President, International Court of Justice
Takehiko Nakao President, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Akinwumi Adesina President, African Development Bank
Thomas Bach President, International Olympic Committee
Rt Hon Patricia Secretary-General, Commonwealth
Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Chairman, African Union Assembly
Roberto Azevedo Director – General, WTO
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein High Commissioner, UN High Commission for Human Rights
Donald Tusk President, European Council
Zaheer Abbas President, International Cricket Council(ICC)
Jean-Claude Juncker President, European Commission
Li Yong Director – General, UNIDO
Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani Secretary-General, Gulf Co-operation Council
Iyad Ameen Madani Secretary-General, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
Abdallah Salem el-Badri Secretary-General, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC)
Luis Almagro Lemes Secretary-General, Organisation of American States
Mr. Yukia Amano Director – General, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Jens Stoltenberg Secretary-General, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Executive Director, UNFPA
Le Luong Minh Secretary-General, ASEAN
Arjun Bahadur Thapa Secretary-General, SAARC
Sebastian Coe President, International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF)
Charles F. Bolden, Jr Chief of NASA (USA)
Salil Shetty Secretary-General, Amnesty International
Dr. Vishal Sikka CEO and Managing Director Infosys
Shri Ajit Doval National Security Advisor and Special Advisor to PM (Internal Security)
Mr. Shumsher K. Sheriff Secretary General Rajya Sabha
Shri Anoop Mishra Secretary General Lok Sabha
Rajiv Jain  Chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB)
Shri Alok Kumar Verma Director CBI
Anil Dhasmana Director, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)
Shri R. C. Tayal Director General, National Security Guard (NSG)
Shri K. Durga Prasad Director General, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Shri Surender Singh Director General, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
Shri S K Bhagat Director General, Railway Protection Force (RPF)
Sh. Krishna Chaudhary Director General, Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP)
Prof. Ved Prakash Chairman, University Grant Commission(UGC)
Shri G S Reddy Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister
Dr. R. Chidambaram Principal Scientific Advisor to the Govt.
Mr. Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar Chairman Space Commission and ISRO
Dr. Sekhar Basu Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Dept of Atomic Energy.
Shri Naseem Ahmad Chairperson, National Commission for Minorities
Dr. Pronob Sen Chairman, National Statistical Commission
Smt. Rajni Kant Mishra Director General, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
Azim H. Premji Chairman Wipro
Mr. Anand Mahindra Chairman of Tech Mahindra
Shri Ashwani Lohani Chairman & Managing Director of Air India
Mr. Mahendra Kumar Sharma Chairman ICICI Bank
Mrs. Shyamala Gopinath Chairman, HDFC Bank
Smt. Arundhati Bhattacharya Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI)
Mark Zuckerberg CEO Facebook
Narayan Murthi Founder of Infosys
Steve Jobs Founder of Apple Company
Mr. Vijay Maliya Chairman of UB Group and Kingfisher Airlines
Mr. Sunil Mittal Chairman & Group CEO, Bharti Enterprises
Mr. Kumaramangalam Birla Chairman of Aditya Birla Group of Company
Mr. Anand Mahindra Chairman, Mahindra & Mahindra Group
Mr. Warren Buffett Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Mr. Nand Kumar Sai (28 Feb 2017) Chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
Mr. P. L. Punia Chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Castes
Shri YC Modi Director General National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Rajendra Singh Director General, Indian Coast Guard
Mr. Om Prakash Rawat Election Commissioner
Justice Dipak Misra Chief Justice of India (CJI)
Mr. Ranjit Kumar Solicitor General
Shri Shekhar Sen Chairman of the Sangeet Natak Akademi
Mr Sunil Bharti Mittal Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) India
Dr. Naushad Forbes President, Confederation of Indian Industries(CII)
Bipin Rawat Chief of the Army Staff
Admiral Sunil Lanba Chief of the Naval Staff
BS Dhanoa Chief of the Air Staff
Mr. Kottayan Katankot Venugopal (30 June 2017) Attorney General of India
Gurdeep Singh Chairman & Managing Director NTPC
Ms. Stuti Kacker Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)
Dr. Y. V. Reddy Chairman 14th Finance Commission
Shri K. K. Sharma Director General of Border Security Force (BSF)
Dr. A. Surya Prakash Chairperson Prasar Bharati Board
Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Chairperson, African Union Commission
Amar Abrol CEO, Air Asia India
Ertharin Cousin Executive Director of World Food Programme(WFP)
Dr. A. B. P. Pandey Director General and Mission Director of the Unique Identification Authority of India
Sh. Rajiv Gauba Chairman Delhi Metro Rail
Shri A K Mittal Chairman Kolkata Metro Rail
Air Marshal PP Reddy Chief of the Integrated Defence Staff
Dr. M. C. Borwankar Director General, Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D)
Shri S Jaishankar Foreign Secretary
Mr. Chandrajit Banerjee Director General of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Shri Amitabh Kant CEO, NITI Aayog
Shri Devender Kumar Sikri Chairperson, Competition Commission of India (CCI)
Mr. Harshavardhan Neotia President FICCI
Malcolm Turnbull Prime Minister of Austrailia
Angela Merkel Chancellor of Germany
Justice D. K. Jain President, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
Mr. Ashok Patnaik CEO National Intelligence Grid (Natgrid)
Dr. M. Ravi Kanth Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), HUDCO
Krish Iyer CEO Wal-Mart India
P Madhusudan CMD Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited
Justice B N Srikrishna Chairman, Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB)
Shri Raghav Chandra Chairman, National Highway Authority Of India (NHAI)
Sh. Najib Shah Chairperson,Central Board of Excise & Customs
Shri Amitabh Verma Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India
Shri V. R. Patel Chairman, National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd.(NAFED)
R K Srivastava Chairman, Airports Authority of India (AAI)
Justice Swatantra Kumar President, National Green Tribunal
Mr. T. S. Vijayan Chairman, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)
Shri B. C. Tripathi Chairman, GAIL
Mr. M. K. Surana Chairman and Managing Director,Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited.(HPCL)
Shri Sutirtha Bhattacharya Chairman, Coal India Limited (CIL)
Shri K M Singh CMD, National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd. (NHPC)
Mr. B. S. Nakai Chairman, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Limited (IFFCO)
Umang Narula Chairman, India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC)
Shri Yogendra Tripathi CMD, Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Mr. P.K Singh Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
Mrs Alice G Vaidyan Chairman & MD, General Insurance Corporation of India
Shri S. K. Roy Chairman, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
Ram Sewak Sharma Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
Shri L C Goyal CMD, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)
Mr. Arvind Pradhan Director-General, Indian Merchant’s Chamber
Gireesh B. Pradhan Chairperson, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)
Shri Anupam Srivastava CMD, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
Mr. Dinesh Kumar Sarraf CMD, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC)
Shashank Manohar Chairman, International Cricket Council (ICC)
Martin Schulz President, European Parliament
Shri A. K. Mittal Chairman, Railway Board
Shri Pahlaj Nihalani Censor Board Chairperson
Dr. Hanumanthu Purushotham CMD, National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)
Shri K. V. Chowdary Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)
S Christopher Secretary, Department of Defence Research & Development and Director General, DRDO
Shri A. R. K. Kinni Director, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)
Mr. Romesh Sobti MD & CEO, Indusind Bank
K. V. Kamath President of the New Development Bank of BRICS
Gianni Infantino FIFA President
Mr. Vinod Rai Chairman Banks Board Bureau
Dr A. Didar Singh Secretary General, FICCI
Chitra Ram Krishna MD & CEO, National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)
Stuti Narayan Kacker Chairman, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
Mr. Ashok Chawla Chairman, National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)
Dr. Budha Rashmi Mani Director General, National Museum, New Delhi
Shri Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi Chairman, CBSE
Injeti Srinivas Director General, Sports Authority of India (SAI)
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