Braj Bihari Kumar, the editor of quarterly journals Dialogue and Chintan Srijan, has been appointed as the chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).
He has succeeded famous economist S K Thorat. Thorat was heading the council since April 2011. The HRD Ministry took the decision finalizing his name for the top post for a period of three years.
Important Takeaways from above News for SBI PO Exam-
- Braj Bihari Kumar has been appointed as the chairman of ICSSR
- Indian Council of Social Science Research is the full form of ICSSR
- He has been appointed for the period of 3 years
- ICSSR was established in 1969 to promote research in social sciences in the country.
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Source- The Indian Express