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Important Offices

Important Offices

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Some of the most commonly appearing competitive exams such as Bank exams, IBPS, include some of the important offices in India include President’s office, Office of Prime Minister of India among several others.

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Below presented is the list of some of the important offices of India along with the chief persons of the respective offices. Constitutional Offices: President of India: Pranab Mukherjee, Since 25 July 2012 Vice President/Chairman of Rajya Sabha: Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Since 11 August 2007 Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha: P. J. Kurien Chief Justice of India: T. S. Thakur, Since 3 December 2015 Constitutional Political Offices: Prime Minister of India: Narendra Modi, Since 26 May 2014 Speaker of Lok Sabha: Sumitra Mahajan, Since 6 June 2014 Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha: M. Thambidurai, Since 13 August 2014 Political Offices: Minister of Defence: Manohar Parrikar Minister of External Affairs: Sushma Swaraj Minister of Finance: Arun Jaitley Minister of Home Affairs: Rajnath Singh Minister of Agriculture: Radha Mohan Singh Minister of Human Resource Development: Prakash Javadekar Minister of Railways: Suresh Prabhu Minister of Law and Justice: Ravi Shankar Prasad Heads of Government Apex Wings: Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission: Justice H. L. Dattu Chief Election Commissioner of India: Nasim Zaidi Chief Commissioner, Central Information Commission: R. K. Mathur Chairman, National Commission for Minorities: Naseem Ahmad Chairman, National Commission for SC: P. L. Punia Chairman, National Commission for ST: Rameshwar Oraon Chairperson, National Commission for Backward Classes: V. Eshwaraiah Chairperson, National Commission for Women: Lalitha Kumaramangalam Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission: Sekhar Basu Chairman, ISRO: A S Kiran Kumar Chairman, Union Public Service Commission: Deepak Gupta Chairman, National Knowledge Commission: Sam Pitroda Chairman, University Grants Commission: Ved Prakash Chairman, Central Water Commission of India: Ashwin B. Pandya Space Applications Center, Administrator (Director): Tapan Misra Heads of Financial Bodies: Chairman, 14th Finance Commssion of India: Y. Venugopal Reddy, Since 3rd January 2013 Governor of Reserve Bank of India: Raghuram Rajan, Since 4th September 2013 Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India: Upendra Kumar Sinha, Since 18th February 2011 Chairman, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India: T. S. Vijayan, Since 23rd February 2013 Chairman, 7th Pay Commission: Ashok Kumar Mathur, Since 4th February 2014 Chairman, SIDBI: K Kshatrapati Shivaji, Since February 2015 Chairman, Company Law Board: Justice Dilip Raosaheb Deshmukh Chairman and Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India: Shri Yaduvendra Mathur CEO and Managing Director, National Housing Bank: Shri Sriram Kalyanaraman Chairman, NABARD: Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala Chairman and Managing Director, India Infrastruture Company Ltd: S. B. Nayar Chairman and Managing Director, Irrigation & Water Resources Finance Corporation: S. B. Nayar CEO and Managing Director, Industrial Finance Corporation of India: Shri Malay Mukherjee Chairman, National Stock Exchange: Ashok Chawla Chairman, Bombay Stock Exchange: Sudhakar Rao Chairperson, State Bank of India: Arundhati Bhattacharya Chairman, IDBI: Kishore Kharat Chairman, Life Insurance Corporation of India: S. K. Roy Chairman, Central Water Commission: G. S. Jha Chairman, National Statistical Commission: Radha Binod Barman Director-General, Archaeological Survey of India: Dr. Rakesh Tewari President, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry: Mr. Harshavardhan Neotia Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India: Ram Sevak Sharma Director, Enforcement Directorate: Karnal Singh Chairman, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India: Hemant G Contractor President, Confederation of Indian Industry: Naushad Forbes Chairman, Investment Commission: Ratan Tata President, ASSOCHAM: Sunil Kanoria CMD, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation: Dinesh K. Sarraf Chairman and MD, GAIL: B. C. Thripathi Chairman, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd: B. Ashok Chairperson, Central Board of Secondary Education: Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi Bureaucrats: National Security Adviser: Ajit Kumar Doval Cabinet Secretary of India: Pradeep Kumar Sinha Secretary- General of Rajya Sabha: Shumsher K. Sheriff Secretary-General of Lok Sabha: Anoop Mishra Attorney General of India: Mukul Rohatgi Comptroller and Auditor General of India: Shashi Kant Sharma Solicitor General of India: Ranjit Kumar Principal Scientific Adviser: R. Chidambaram Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations: Syed Akbaruddin Chairman, Railway Board: AK Mittal Foreign Secretary: Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Union Home Secretary: Rajiv Mehrishi Finance Secretary: Ashok Lavasa Defense and Security: Chief of Army Staff: General Dalbir Singh Suhag Chief of Air Staff: Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha (also chairman of Staff Committee) Chief of Naval Staff: Sunil Lanba Chief of Integrated Defence Staff: Air Marshal PP Reddy Director General, Border Security Force: K. K. Sharma Director General, Central Reserve Police Force: K. Durga Prasad Director General, Central Industrial Security Force: Surender Singh Director-General of Military Intelligence: Lt. Gen K G Krishna Director, Central Bureau of Investigation: Anil Kumar Sinha Director, Intelligence Bureau: Dineshwar Sharma Director-General, National Investigation Agency: Sharad Kumar Secretary (Research): Rajinder Khanna Member (Investigation CBDT): Atulesh Jindal Director General of ITBP: Krishna Chaudhary Director General of National Security Guard: R C Tayal

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1. Who is the President of India? A. Mohammad Hamid Ansari B. Narendra Modi C. Pranab Mukherjee D. Sushma Swaraj Answer-C 2. Who is the Prime Minister of India? A. Pranab Mukherjee B. Narendra Modi C. Rajnath Singh D. Nitin Gadkari Answer-B 3. Who is the Lok Sabha Speaker? A. Sushma Swaraj B. Narendra Modi C. Mohammad Hamid Ansari D. Sumitra Mahajan Answer-D 4. Who is the Minister of Finance? A. Sushma Swaraj B. Rajnath Singh C. Arun Jaitley D. Radha Mohan Singh Answer-C 5. Who is the Minister of Human Resource Development? A. Arun Jaitley B. Rajnath Singh C. Nasim Zaidi D. Prakash Javadekar Answer-D 6. Who is the Governor of Reserve Bank of India? A. Ratan Tata B. S. B. Nayar C. Y. Venugopal Reddy D. Raghuram Rajan Answer-D 7. Who is the National Security Adviser? A. Ajit Kumar Doval B. Y. Venugopal Reddy C. A K Mittal D. S. B. Nayar Answer-A 8. Who is the Chief of Army Staff? A. Surender Singh B. Sunil Lanba C. General Dalbir Singh Suhag D. General V K Singh Answer-C 9. Who is the Director of Central bureau of Investigation? A. Surender Singh B. Anil Kumar Sinha C. Rajinder Khanna D. K. K. Sharma Answer-B 10. Who is the Chairperson of State Bank of India? A. Kishore Kharat B. Sudhakar Rao C. Arundhati Bhattacharya D. Ram Sevak Sharma Answer-C