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Important National Officials 2020
This blog post provides the list of heads of important offices in India in the year 2020 for various examinations such IBPS PO/Clerk/RRB, UPSC, IAS and other state PSC examinations.
  • President of India – Ram Nath Kovind (14th).
  • Vice President of India – Venkaiah Naidu.
  • Prime Minister of India – Narendra Modi.
  • Supreme Court Chief Justice of India – Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana.
  • Attorney General of India – K.K. Venugopal.
  • Solicitor General of India – Tushar Mehta.
  • Governor of RBI – Shaktikanta Das.
  • Cabinet Secretary – Rajiv Gauba.
  • Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)G. C. Murmu.
  • Chairman of Rajya Sabha – Venkaiah Naidu (Vice-President).
    • Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha – Harivansh Narayan Singh.
    • Secretary-General of the Rajya Sabha – Desh Deepak Verma.
  • Speaker of Lok Sabha – Om Birla.
    • Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha – Vacant (Last - Dr. M. Thambidurai).
    • Secretary General of the Lok Sabha – Utpal Kumar Singh.
  • Chief Election Commissioner – Anup Chandra Pandey.**
  • Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) – Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha.
  • Central Vigilance Commissioner – Sanjay Kothari.
    • Acting Central Vigilance Commissioner  – Suresh N. Patel.**
  • Chief of DRDO – Dr. G. Satish Reddy.
  • Chairman of SEBI – Ajay Tyagi.
  • Chairman of Railway Board – Vinod Kumar Yadav.
  • Chairman of NITI Aayog – Narendra Modi (Prime Minister).
    • Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog – Rajiv Kumar.
    • CEO of NITI Aayog – Amitabh Kant.
  • Chairman of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board – G. Nageshwar Rao.
  • Chairman of the Censor Board (CBFC)Prasoon Joshi.
  • Chairman of ISRO – K. Sivan.
  • Chairman of CBSE – Manoj Ahuja.
  • Chairman of NABARD – Govinda Rajulu Chintala.
  • Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation – M R Kumar.
  • Chairman of Law Commission – Balbir Singh Chauhan (21st).
  • Chairman of National Human Rights Commission – Arun Kumar Mishra. (8th)**
  • Chairperson of National Commission of Women – Rekha Sharma.
  • Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee – Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.
  • Chairman of SBI – Rajnish Kumar.
  • Chairman of 7th Pay Commission – Ashok Kumar Mathur.
  • Chairman of Finance Commission – Nand Kishore Singh (15th).
  • Chairman of Staff Selection Commission (SSC)Braj Raj Sharma.
  • Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC)Prof. D. P. Singh.
  • Chairman of UPSC – Pradeep Kumar Joshi.
    • Chairman of Kerala Public Service Commission – M.K. Sakeer.
  • Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)Pramod Chandra Mody.
  • Chairman, National Highway Authority Of India (NHAI)Dr. Sukhbir Singh Sandhu.
  • Chief Economic Adviser – Krishnamurthy Subramaniam.
  • Defence Secretary – Ajay Kumar.
  • Finance Secretary – Ajay Bhushan Pandey.
  • Foreign Secretary – Harsh Vardhan Shringla.
  • Home Secretary – Ajay Kumar Bhalla.
  • National Security Adviser – Ajit Doval.
  • President of BCCI – Sourav Ganguly.
  • President of the Indian Olympic Association – Narinder Dhruv Batra.
  • President of Film and Television Institute of India – Brajendra Pal Singh.
  • Principal Secretary to Prime Minister – Nripendra Mishra.
  • Revenue Secretary – Ajay Bhushan Pandey.

Armed Forces

  • Chief of Army Staff – General Manoj Mukund Naravane.
  • Chief of the Naval Staff – Vice-Admiral Ravneet Singh.**
  • Chief of Air Staff – Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria.
  • Director General of the Indian Coast Guard – K. Natarajan.
  • Head  of BSF – Rakesh Asthana.
  • Head of CRPF – A. P. Maheshwari.
  • Head of RAW – Samant Goel.
  • Head of Intelligence Bureau – Arvind Kumar.
  • Special Director of CBI – Praveen Sinha.**


📝SideNotes:
  • BSF – Border Security Force.
  • RAW – Research and Analysis Wing.
  • CRPF – Central Reserve Police Force.
  • UPSC – Union Public Service Commission.
  • CBFC – Central Board of Film Certification.
  • ISRO – Indian Space Research Organisation.
  • BCCI – Board of Control for Cricket in India.
  • SEBI – Securities and Exchange Board of India.
  • NITI Aayog – National Institution for Transforming India.
  • DRDO – Defence Research and Development Organisation.
  • NABARD – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development.
  • Planning Commission was reformed into NITI Aayog in 2014 by the Modi Govt.
  • The term of office for CIC is 3 years now, formerly it was 5 years.
** Updated according to current statistics as of  June 2021.

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