Topic: Vinay Mohan Kwatra
Kwatra will take over at a time when India’s neighbourhood is riddled with challenges. He is India’s envoy to Nepal, and served in the PMO and in Indian missions in US & China.
Kwatra, a 1988-batch IFS officer, has held positions in India's diplomatic missions in Washington, Beijing & has also served as Joint Secretary in the PM's Office during his 32 years of service.
Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.
Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.
The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.
I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.