The Vice President of India and the President of ICWA, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has appointed Dr. T.C.A. Raghavan (IFS: 1982) as the Director General, ex officio Member-Secretary of the Council, ICWA. The decision was taken in the meetings of the Governing Body and Governing Council of the Indian Council of World Affairs held, here today.
The appointment was made in terms of Section 7(2)(c) and Section 15(1) of the Indian Council of World Affairs Act, 2001, read with the Indian Council of World Affairs (Amendment) Act, 2003, the Council, constituted under Section 7(2) of the Act, and the post is equivalent to the rank of Secretary to the Government of India, with effect from 24th July, 2018.
Dr. T.C.A. Raghavan has served as India’s High Commissioner to Islamabad and Singapore and has served in our missions at London, Thimphu and Kuwait.