Current Affairs June 2017 - Resignations


1 - Shaktikanta Das retired as Economic Affairs Secretary

Shaktikanta Das

Shaktikanta Das retired as the Economic Affairs Secretary, after being associated with the Government of India for almost 37 years.

Mr Das had served as Secretary of the Industries Department of Government of Tamil Nadu, Chairman and Director of Titan Company Limited, Director at Life Insurance Corporation of India, Director of Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd., Non-Executive Director at Indian Bank, Director of Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Limited etc.

Mr Tapan Ray will take the additional charges as the new Economic Affairs Secretary.

2 - Ramachandra Guha resigned as BCCI Administrator

Ramachandra Guha

Cricket historian Ramachandra Guha has resigned from the Committee of Administrators (CoA) of BCCI.

Guha was one of the four members appointed by the Supreme Court in January 2017 to implement the Lodha Committee reforms in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

The committee was meant to function as the new interim bosses of the BCCI and run the day-to-day administration of the cricket body till the Lodha reforms are fully implemented and elections are held.