K K Paul Governor in Meghalaya; Najeeb Jung Delhi Lt. Governor - The New Indian Express

K K Paul Governor in Meghalaya; Najeeb Jung Delhi Lt. Governor

Published: 02nd July 2013 08:08 AM

Last Updated: 02nd July 2013 08:08 AM

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday named Former Delhi Police Chief K K Paul as the new governor of Meghalaya. Vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia Najeeb Jung, Lt. Gen A K Singh (Retd) and Virendra Kataria were appointed as Lt. Governors of Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Puducherry respectively.

An IPS officer of 1970 batch, Paul was Delhi Police Commissioner from February 2004 to July 2007 and later joined Union Public Service Commission as a member on July 26, 2007. Paul was responsible for modernising Delhi Police and launching ‘Parivartan’ in the national capital.

Najeeb Jung, a former IAS officer of 1973 batch, will replace Tejendra Khanna as Lt. Governor of National Capital Territory Delhi. Jung has also served as a senior energy specialist at the Asian Development Bank, a fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and as Director for energy research at the Observer Research Foundation.

Lt. Gen (Retd) A K Singh former Southern Command chief will replace Lt. Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh as Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Bhopinder Singh completed his five year tenure in March this year. Lt Gen (Retd) A K Singh was commissioned in the seventh Light Cavalry in 1973. Singh, a graduate of the Staff College at Camberley,  is an expert on warfare and operational planning.

Virendra Kataria, a former Rajya Sabha member and former PCC president will succeed Iqbal Singh as Lt. Governor of Puducherry.

Disclaimer: We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.


Recent Activity

Pinterest Google Plus Twitter Facebook tumblr RSS Mobile Site apple Newshunt