SN Tripathi given additional charge as Coir Board chief 

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on July 02, 2014

The Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises on Wednesday gave additional charge of Chairman, Coir Board, to S N Tripathi, an IAS officer, who is a senior Joint Secretary in the Ministry, till further orders.

It has also been decided that before appointing a regular Chairman, the Ministry will examine the difficulties and opportunities before the coir industry, a Ministry release said. The Coir Board is a statutory body under the MSME Ministry.

The appointment was announced following the retirement of G Balachandran late last month, who belonged to Alappuzha district in Kerala, termed as the ‘homeland of coir’. 

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Published on July 02, 2014
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