Pradeep Singh Kharola: Appointed As a Chief of NTA

  • 24 Jun 2024

On June 22nd , 2024, Pradeep Singh Kharola was appointed as the Chief of the National Testing Agency till a regular chief is appointed or until further orders.

Key Points

  • Currently, he is the Chairman and Managing Director, India Trade Promotion Organisation till appointment of a regular incumbent or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
  • He is a 1985 batch IAS officer from Karnataka.
  • He was the Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Karnataka in 2012-13.
  • He has also headed the Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC) in Karnataka, which raises funds from international institutions for building infrastructure in cities.
  • He was the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India.
  • He had also served as the Managing Director of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC).
  • He had also served as a Joint Secretary of the National Administrative Reform Commission.