Jawaharlal Nehru University will confer the distinguished alumni award to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. Executive Council of the University has approved a proposal in this regard. The two ministers will be awarded during the third convocation of JNU to be held in August this year.
Ms. Sitharaman had completed her MA and M Phil degrees while Mr. Jaishankar completed his M Phil and doctoral research form JNU.
Important Takeaways for LIC AAO/ADO Mains:
- S Jaishankar is the current Minister of External Affairs.
- Nirmala Sitharaman is the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs.
- Nirmala Sitharaman is Rajya Sabha Member from Karnataka.
Source- Business Standard