Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been elected as President of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA).
The previous Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar, had resigned from the post after shifting to Goa as Chief Minister.
Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
- IDSA was set up in 1965 by the Ministry of Defence as an autonomous think tank.
Source- Business Standard