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Important National Officials 2020
This blog post provides the list of heads of important offices in India in the year 2022 for various examinations such IBPS PO/Clerk/RRB, UPSC, IAS and other state PSC examinations.

Important Indian Officials 2022


  • President of India – Ram Nath Kovind (14th).
  • Vice President of India – M. Venkaiah Naidu.
  • Prime Minister of India – Narendra Modi.
  • Supreme Court Chief Justice of India – Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana.
  • Attorney General of India – K.K. Venugopal (15th).
  • Solicitor General of India – Tushar Mehta.
  • Governor of RBI – Shaktikanta Das.
  • Cabinet Secretary – Rajiv Gauba.
  • Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) – Girish Chandra Murmu.
  • Chairman of Rajya Sabha – M. Venkaiah Naidu (Vice-President).
    • Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha – Harivansh Narayan Singh.
    • Secretary-General of the Rajya Sabha – P.C. Mody.
  • 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 of India – Sushil Chandra.
  • Election Commissioner of India –
    •  – Rajiv Kumar 
    •  – Anup Chandra Pandey
  • Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) – Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha(15th).
  • Central Vigilance Commissioner – Vacant (Last - Sanjay Kothari).
    • Acting Central Vigilance Commissioner  – Suresh N. Patel.
  • Chief of DRDO – Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy.
  • Chairman of SEBI – Madhabi Puri Buch. **
  • Chairman & CEO of the Railway Board – V.K. Tripathi.
  • Chairman of NITI Aayog – Narendra Modi (Prime Minister).
    • Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog – Suman Bery.
    • 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 – S. Somanath.
  • Chairman of CBSE – Manoj Ahuja.
  • Chairman of NABARD – Dr. Govinda Rajulu Chintala.
  • Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation – M. R. Kumar.
  • Chairman of Law Commission – Justice 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 – Dinesh Kumar Khara.
  • Chairman of 7th Pay Commission – Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur.
  • Chairman of Finance Commission – Nand Kishore Singh (15th).
  • Chairman of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) – S. Kishore.
  • Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) – Prof. Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar.
    • Chairman of NAAC – Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan.
  • Chairman of UPSC – Pradeep Kumar Joshi.
    • Chairman of Kerala Public Service Commission – M.K. Sakeer.
  • Chairman of NCERT  Dinesh Prasad Saklani.
  • Chairman of CBSE  Vineet Joshi.
  • Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)J.B. Mohapatra.
  • Chairman, National Highway Authority Of India (NHAI) – Alka Upadhyaya.
  • Chief Economic Adviser – Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran.
  • Defence Secretary – Ajay Kumar.
  • Finance Secretary – T. V. Somanathan.
  • Foreign Secretary – Harsh Vardhan Shringla.
  • Home Secretary – Ajay Kumar Bhalla.
  • National Security Advisor – Ajit Doval.
  • President of BCCI – Sourav Ganguly.
  • President of the Indian Olympic Association – Narinder Dhruv Batra.
  • President of Film and Television Institute of India – Shekhar Kapur.
  • Principal Secretary to Prime Minister – Dr. P. K. Mishra.
  • Revenue Secretary – Tarun Bajaj.

Armed Forces

  • Chief of Army Staff – General Manoj Mukund Naravane.
  • Vice Chief of Army Staff – Lt. Gen. Manoj Pande.
  • Chief of the Naval Staff – Admiral Karambir Singh.
    • Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff – Vice-Admiral Ravneet Singh.
  • Chief of Air Staff – Vivek Ram Chaudhari.
  • Director General of the Indian Coast Guard – General Krishnaswamy Natarajan.
  • Head  of BSF – Pankaj Kumar Singh.
  • Head of CRPF – Kuldiep Singh.
  • Head of RAW – Samant Kumar 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.
  • CBSE – Central Board of Secondary Education.
  • NAAC – National Assessment and Accreditation Council.
  • NITI Aayog – National Institution for Transforming India.
  • DRDO – Defence Research and Development Organisation.
  • NCERT – National Council of Educational Research and Training.
  • 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 May 2022.

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