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Varma appointed ASSOCHAM secretary

Rawat steps down after 14 years of service


Rawat steps down after 14 years of service


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The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) has appointed former Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Secretary, Uday Kumar Varma, as Secretary General.

Varma has extensive administrative experience at the highest levels of administration both in the state government (of Madhya Pradesh) and central government.

He succeeds Dr D.S. Rawat, who stands down after 14 years in post.

“During his tenure Dr Rawat strengthened links between India Inc. and the government and transformed ASSOCHAM, which represents businesses of all sizes and sectors as a national and global business network,” said ASSOCHAM president Sandeep Jajodia.

Commenting on Varma’s appointment Jajodia said, “He has a proven track record in terms of efficiency and competence and his administrative service record has been consistently outstanding.”

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