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M.P. Governors : Sh N N Wanchoo

Former Governors of Madhya Pradesh

Sh. N. N. Wanchoo
Sh. N. N. Wanchoo
Tenure : 14.10.1977 to 16.08.1978

Shri Niranjan Nath Wanchoo

Blossomed - 01 May 1910 at Satna, Madhya Pradesh
Wilted On - 20 Oct 1982
Education from Govt College Lahore and Kings College, Cambridge

Languages known : English, French, and many other Indian languages

Had a keen interest in studies

  • Joined ICS in 1934
  • Started as Sub-Collector in Bihar
  • DG, Ordnance Factory, in 1948
  • Joint Secretary in Defence Ministry and Chief Controller in defence production from 1948-57
  • Chairman, Bokaro Steel 1965-70
  • Chairman, NPC 1968-72
  • Retired as Chairman, Industrial Customs and Prices Bureau 1972
  • Governor of Kerala prior to being appointed Governor of Madhya Pradesh
  • He kept an interaction time of only two hours in the morning.
  • Rest of his time was spent relaxing and studying
  • Laid a lot of emphasis on enriching the library of Raj Bhavan.
  • Strict disciplinarian
  • Avoided social interactions.
  • Few people used to come to meet him.

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