Jalan assumed office during the 178th meeting of the CLE committee of administration in New Delhi on January 16. He succeeds former Chairman Sanjay Leekha.

He has previously held the position of Chairman from 2013 to 2015 as well as serving in the governing council of the Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) and on the board of governors at the Central Footwear Training Institute (CFTI).

Source: Times of India