Former Governors of Madhya Pradesh

Sh. N. N. Wanchoo

Bio-Data

Name Shri Niranjan Nath Wanchoo
Blossomed 01 May 1910 at Satna, Madhya Pradesh
Wilted On 20 Oct 1982
Qualification/ Profession Education from Govt College Lahore and Kings College, Cambridge
Languages known English, French, and many other Indian languages
Tenure 14.10.1977 to 16.08.1978
  • 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.
  • Had a keen interest in studies