India has retained the chairmanship of the Singapore-based intergovernmental organisation, International Rubber Study Group (IRSG).

According to a press note from the Rubber Board, board chairman and head of the Indian delegation to the IRSG Sheela Thomas would officiate as the chairman of the IRSG representing India for the next two years. India had been holding the chairmanship since 2011.

46th assembly

India was elected at the 46th assembly of nations of the IRSG held from May 20 to 24. The EU was elected the vice-chairman for the next two years.