Latest Important Appointments 2019


Important Appointments 2019! Current Affairs January to December 2019 with the recent appointment in the various organizations in India and the world. Questions on Appointments is common in Government exams like State PSC, SSC, Banking, etc. Downloadable PDF is available at the end of the article.


(July 2019 to December 2019)
  • Sanjeev Kumar Singla – Ambassador of India to the State of Israel
  • Upender Singh Rawat – Ambassador of India to the Republic of Panama
  • Shri Dinesh Bhati – Ambassador of India to the Republic of Paraguay
  • Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury – Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC)
  • Girish Bhalchandra Bapat – Chairman of Estimates committee
  • Ashutosh Gupta – LinkedIn, Country Manager for India
  • Rahul Dravid – Head of Cricket of National Cricket Academy
  • Ghotu Ram Meena – Ambassador of India to the Republic of Congo
  • Pavan Kapoor – Ambassador of India to United Arab Emirates(UAE)
  • Rajiv Gauba – Cabinet Secretary of India
  • Padmaja – High Commissioner of India to the Cook Islands
  • Ajay Kumar Bhalla – Home Secretary
  • P T Usha – Member of Asian Athletics Association’s (AAA) Athletes Commission
  • Justice Madan Lokur – Supreme Court (SC) judge of Fiji
  • Sanjiv Ranjan – Ambassador of India to the Republic of Ecuador
  • Bipin Rawat – Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC)
  • Kristalina Georgieva – Chief of International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Oleksiy Honcharuk – Prime Minister of Ukraine
  • Girish Chandra Murmu – Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
  • Radha Krishna Mathur – Lt Governor of Ladakh
  • Sharad Arvind Bobde – 47th Chief Justice of India
  • Surjit Bhalla – Executive Director for India at IMF
  • Pankaj Kumar – CEO of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
  • Argentina’s Alberto Fernandez – President of Argentina’s
  • Joko Widodo – President of Indonesia
  • Antonio costa – Prime Minister of Portuguese
  • Amrit Lugun – Ambassador of India to Greece
  • Sajjan Jindal – Vice Chairman of the World Steel Association
  • Christine Lagarde – Women head of the European Central Bank
  • Sophie Wilmes – First woman caretaker Prime minister of Belgium
  • Lieutenant Shivangi – First woman pilot of Indian Navy
  • Pavan Kapoor – Ambassador of India to United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan – President of United Arab Emirates
  • Pravid Jugnauth – Prime Minister of Mauritius
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa – Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
  • Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa – President of Sri Lanka
  • Masatsugu Asakawa – President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Harsh Vardhan Shringla – Foreign Secretary of the United States
  • Bipin Rawat – India’s 1st Defence Chief of Defence Staff(CDS)
  • Prithiviraj Singh Roopun – President of Mauritius
  • Marie Cyril Eddy Boissezon – Vice President of Mauritius
  • Sanna Mirella Marin – Prime Minister of Finland (World’s youngest serving Prime Minister)
  • Manuel Marrero Cruz – First Prime Minister of Cuba since 1976
  • Priti Patel – Home secretary of United Kingdom (UK)
  • Justice AK Sikri – International judge in Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC)
  • Anshula Kant – Managing director (MD) and chief financial officer(CFO) in World Bank(WB)
  • Kyriakos Mitsotakis – Prime Minister of Greece
  • Benjamin Netanyahu – Prime Minister of Israel
  • Boris de Pfeffel Johnson – Prime Minister of British
  • Priyanka Das – Selected for the 5th edition of Homeward Bound, a scientific research program in Antarctica
  • Rafael Grossi – Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency
  • P K Mishra – Principal Secretary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • P K Sinha – Principal Advisor of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • Rajeev Gauba – Cabinet Secretary of India
  • Isha Kanth – Delhi girl, selected for an internship program with the International Court of Justice(ICJ)
  • Recently appointed new governors in some states:



Acharya Devvrat


Anusuiya Uikey


Biswa Bhusan

Andhra Pradesh

Lal Ji Tandon

Madhya Pradesh

Anandi Ben Patel

Uttar Pradesh

Phagu Chauhan


Jagdeep Dhankhar

West Bengal

Ramesh Bais


RN Ravi


Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan


Bhagat Singh Koshyari


Kalraj Mishra


Arif Mohammed Khan


Bandaru Dattatreya

Himachal Pradesh



(January 2019 to June 2019)
  • Sanjay Jain – Additional Solicitor General
  • Sudhir Bhargava – Chief information commissioner
  • Saurabh Kumar – Chairman of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)
  • Vikram Misri – Ambassador of India to China
  • Sunjay Sudhir – Ambassador of India to the Maldives
  • Jaideep Sarkar – High Commissioner of India to Republic of South Africa
  • Dalbir Singh Suhag – High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Seychelles
  • Manu Sawhney – CEO of International Cricket Council (ICC)
  • Asif Saeed Khosa – Chief Justice of Pakistan
  • Gita Gopinath – Chief economist(11th) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Suman Kumari – Civil judge of Pakistan(She became the first Hindu woman to be appointed as a civil judge in Pakistan)
  • Sultan Abdullah – King of Malaysia
  • Shri Pranav R Mehta – President of Global Solar Council (GSC), USA (He is dubbed as the Solar Man of India)
  • Nicolas Maduro – President of Venezuela
  • Jair Bolsonaro – President of Brazil
  • Su Tseng-chang – Prime Minister of Taiwan
  • Stefan Lofven – Prime Minister of Sweden
  • Poonam Khetrapal Singh – Regional Director of World Health Organization Southeast Asia
  • Sanjiv Ranjan – Ambassador of India to the Republic of Colombia
  • S. Mubarak – Ambassador of India to the Republic of Honduras
  • Dinesh Bhatia – Ambassador of India to the Republic of Argentina
  • Sanjay Kumar Verma – Ambassador of India to Republic of Marshall Islands
  • Ruchira Kamboj – Ambassador of India to Bhutan
  • Punit Goenka – Chairman of BARC India
  • Pramod Chandra Mody – Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
  • Rishi K Shukla – Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
  • Sushil Chandra – Election Commissioner of India
  • J. Srinivasa – High Commissioner of India to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana
  • Justice D K Jain – Ombudsman of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
  • Ajay Singh – President of AIBA (International Boxing Association)
  • Indra Nooyi – Board of Directors of Amazon
  • Abdel Fattah El Sisi – Chairman of African Union
  • Nayib Bukele – President of El Salvador
  • Muhammadu Buhari – President of Nigeria
  • Mohamed Tahir Ayala – Prime Minister of Sudan
  • Pranay Kumar Verma – Ambassador of India to the Republic of Vietnam
  • Ausaf Sayeed – Ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia
  • Manpreet Vohra – Ambassador of India to Mexico
  • Kishan Dan Dewal – Ambassador of India to the Republic of Mauritius
  • Bhagwan Lal Sahni – Chairman of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)
  • Ajit Kumar Mohanty – Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  • Thawar Chand Gehlot – Leader of Rajya Sabha
  • Ajit Doval – National security Advisor (NSA) of India
  • Om Birla – Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha
  • Virendra Kumar – Pro-tem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha
  • Padmaja – High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Fiji
  • Pinaki Chandra Ghose – Lokpal or the anticorruption ombudsman(First) of India
  • Anil Kumble – Chairman of ICC (International Cricket Council) Cricket Committee
  • Soumya Swaminathan – Chief Scientist of the World Health Organisation (WHO)
  • Juha Sipila – Prime Minister of Finland
  • Mahmoud Abbas – Prime Minister of Palestine
  • Krishna Kumari Kohli – Senator of Pakistan (First Female and She is also the first Thari Hindu woman to be elected to the Pakistan senate)
  • Praful Patel – Member of FIFA Executive Council
  • Davis Malpass – President of World bank
  • Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Zelensky – President of Ukraine
  • Benjamin Netanyahu – Prime Minister of Israel
  • Mohammed Ishtayeh – Prime Minister of Palestine
  • Mueenul Haq – High Commissioner of Pakistan to India
  • Kumar Sangakkara – President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)
  • Cyril Ramaphosa – President of South Africa
  • Joko Widodo – President of Indonesia
  • Volodymyr Zelenskiy – President of Ukraine
  • Scott Morrison – Prime Minister of Australia
  • James Marape – Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
  • Qu Dongyu – Director General of the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • Inger Andersen – Executive Director United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP)
  • Rajiv Mehrishi – External Auditor of World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Romila Thapar – International member of American Philospohical Society
  • Gianni Infantino – President of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
  • Nayib Bukele – President of El Salvador
  • Prayuth Chan-ocha – Prime Minister of Thailand

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