Narinder Nath Vohra Organization leader

Narinder Nath Vohra (Urdu: نریندر ناتھ ووہرا) (N. N. Vohra) is the current governor of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. He took over from S K Sinha on June 25, 2008. He is the first civilian governor of Jammu and Kashmir in 18 years after Jagmohan. Vohra was educated at Punjab and Oxford Universities, and served in the IAS between 1959 and 1994. He served as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister I.K. Gujral in 1997-98 and was a member of the National Security Advisory Board from 1998 to 2001 when the NDA government was in power. He also headed the National Task Force on internal security and co-chaired the India-European Union Round Table in 2001. In between, he also served as director of the India International Centre and was chairman of the IDSA review committee. For his service to the nation, Vohra was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2007. Since February 2003 until he became the governor, Vohra had been the Indian government's interlocutor in Kashmir. As such he had been holding wide-ranging discussions with both the elected representatives in the state and also the separatists in a bid to forge a common ground for the all-round development of the state.

Personal details

Date of birth
May 5th, 1936


1. Panjab University, Chandigarh Colleges/University

Panjab University (Gurmukhi: ਪੰਜਾਬ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ) is one of the oldest universities in India. Punjab University offers courses and research in the fields of Science, Engineering & Technology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Performing Arts and Sports. The University campus is residential, spread over an area of 550 acres (2.2 km) in sectors 14 and 25 of the city of Chandigarh. The main administrative and academic buildings are located in sector 14, beside a health centre, a sports complex, hostels and residential housing. The university has 75 teaching and research departments and 15 centres/chairs for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh. It has 188 affiliated colleges spread over Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh & Regional Centres at Muktsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur.

Type Public university
160 014 - Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Panjab University, Chandigarh connected by profession and/or age

b. 1957., Organization leader
b. 1937., Politician
b. 1931., Historian
b. 1932., Statesman
b. 1933., Politician
b. 1933., Academic
b. 1939., Singer
b. 1988., Actor

Awards won

2007 Padma Vibhushan

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Civil Service
Government of India


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