The union government has appointed Susmita Pande as the new chairperson of the National Monument Authority (NMA) for 3 years. Presently she is working as a professor at Ujjain’s Vikram University. She will succeed Himanshu Prabha Ray whose term ended in September 2015.
Prior to this appointment, Susmita Pande heads the School of Studies in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology in Madhya Pradesh’s Vikram University.
National Monuments Authority (NMA) is a judicial body that functions under the Union Ministry of Culture and Tourism and responsible for the protection and preservation of monuments and sites through management of the prohibited and regulated area around the centrally protected monuments.
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NMA headquarter : New Delhi
So now lets discuss some questions related to this post which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the person who has been appointed as the chairperson of National Monument Authority of India ?
2. Where is the headquarter of NMA located ?
3. Susmita Pande has succeed whom as the new chairperson of NMA ?
Courtesy : Business Standard