K M Hanumantharayappa has assumed charge as new Chairman of Central Silk Board, Union Ministry of Textiles, for a period of three years. He is the 25th Chairman of the Central Silk Board. He is a sericulturist and a weaver and succeeds N S Bissegowda, and is a senior political leader from Bharatiya Janata Party and hails from Doddaballapura, a traditional silk weaving cluster in Karnataka.
He had served as a Member of Central Silk Board during 2000-2002 and is the President of Karnataka State Nekarara Horata Samithi. He has also served as Chairman of Karnataka Silk Marketing Board (KSMB) of Karnataka government during 2010-2013. Recently Mr. Hanumantharayappa had also been awarded the ‘Best Agriculturist Award’ by the Government of Karnataka.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the person who has taken charge as new Chairman of Central Silk Board?
2. Mr. K M Hanumantharayappa has succeeded whom as the new Chairman of Central Silk Board?
Courtesy: The Hindu