Ashok Chawla Appointed As Chairman Of TERI

TERI’s governing council appointed Ashok Chawla as its new chiarman. Chawla is the former Union Finance Secretary and former Chairman of the Competition Commission.

The Council decided after the elevation of climate scientist R.K. Pachauri indicted in a sexual harassment case to the post of Executive Vice Chairman on Monday, received widespread criticism from the media and women’s rights lawyers. And Prof.B.V. Sreekantan, resigned as the Chairman of the Council when the decision to appoint Mr. Pachauri as executive Vice Chairman was taken. He was the member of the Council for over 40 years.

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) re announced that the new Director General, Ajay Mathur, as a Member of the Council will operate with full executive powers. Mr. Mathur was brought in to replace Mr. Pachauri on DG’s post. The statement also confirmed that Mr. Pachauri, who had been at the Head of the Institute since 1982 will be on leave from TERI, TERI Governing Council, and TERI University, till his appointment is reviewed by the Governing Council, given the sub-judice nature of the sexual harassment case.

So lets discuss about some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams. 
1. What is the full form of TERI ?
2. Who is the new Chiarman of TERI ?
3. What is the name of new Director General of TERI ?

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