1. New Governors Appointments –
(i) Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki - Governor of Haryana.
(ii) Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi - Governor of West Bengal.
(iii) Shri Ram Naik - Governor of Uttar Pradesh
(iv) Shri Balramji Dass Tandon - Governor of Chhattisgarh
(v) Shri Om Prakash Kohli - Governor of Gujarat
(vi) Shri Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya - Governor of Nagaland.
2. Lt. General Dalbir Singh Suhag took over as Chief of Army Staff. He succeeded General Bikram Singh to become the 28th Army Chief.
3. Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha took over as the Chairman of the Chief of Staff Committee.
4. Amitabh Bachchan was appointed as the horticulture ambassador of Maharashtra.
5. Subhash Sheoratan Mundra took charge as the fourth Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for three years. He was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the KC Chakrabarty. Before being appointed as Deputy Governor of RBI, S S Mundra was the Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Baroda.