Dr Gyanendra D Bandgaiyan appointed DG of National Centre for Good Governance
He is former IAS officer of the UT cadre and worked as the Chief Economist in the United Nations Development Programme.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on 30 December 2015 approved the appointment of Dr Gyanendra D Bandgaiyan as the Director General of the National Centre for Good Governance.
He will be in the office for a period of three years which is extendable by another two years or up to 60 years of age, whichever is earlier.
The 54-year-old Bandgaiyan is a former IAS officer of the Union Territories cadre. He hails from Madhya Pradesh.
He is also an Ex-Chief Economist, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
About National Centre for Good Governance
• It is an autonomous institution under the administrative control of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).
• It is the apex think tank in the country that guides and helps implement good governance reforms through research, policy analysis, advocacy and capacity building.
• It was inaugurated on 24 February 2014 by upgrading National Institute of Administrative Research (NIAR), Mussorrie.
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