Neelam Kapur Appointed DG of Sports Authority of India

Senior-most Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Neelam Kapur was appointed Director-General of Sports Authority of India (SAI).


She is at present the Principal Director General of the Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP). It is for the first time that an IIS officer has been appointed as SAI chief. The post is usually held by an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-

  • Till now, Sports Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar was looking after the post of SAI DG.
Source- The Times of India