Recently Changed Names 2023: Explore the Latest Renaming Trends

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Uncover the Significant Name Changes of 2023 and Stay ahead in the world of competitive exams with our comprehensive rundown of the most notable name changes that have taken place this year. Our meticulously compiled ‘Recently Changed Names List 2023′ delves into the renaming of prominent institutions, locations, and entities, providing you with a crucial edge for exams like UPSC, SSC, RAIL, and state-level assessments.

From the transformation of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Society to the Prime Ministers’ Museum and Library Society to other impactful renaming events, our blog post brings you insightful updates that matter. Enhance your knowledge base and prepare effectively with the latest name changes that matter at the exam stage.


List of Recently Changed Names 2023

Old NameNew Name
The iconic ‘Throne Room’ at KolkataSardar Vallabhbhai Patel Unity Room
Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness CentresAyushman Arogya Mandir
Khelo India Women’s LeagueAsmita Women’s League
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)Indian Institute of Management (IIM) (Located in Mumbai)
A Star named after Indian personality (registered in the International Space Registry)Atal Bihari Vajpayee Star
Ahmedabad -Delhi Gujarat Sampark Kranti Express trainAkshardham Express
Estadio da Varzea Stadium (Cape Verde)Pele Stadium
National Centre for Drinking Water, Sanitation and Quality (Kolkata)Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee National Institute of Water and Sanitation (SPM-NIWAS)
Mughal Gardens (at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi)Amrit Udyan
Al Minhad area and its surrounding areas (UAE)Hind City
Churchgate railway station (Mumbai)Sir CD Deshmukh
MCF Rae Bareli hockey stadiumRani’s Girls Hockey Turf stadium (Stadium named after hockey player Rani Rampal)
Philips Domestic AppliancesVersuni
AurangabadChhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar
Kaliningrad Region in PolandKrólewiec
Bhavanapadu port in Andhra Pradesh (proposed)Mulapeta port
Islam Nagar village (Madhya Pradesh)Jagdishpur
Bandra-Versova Sea LinkSwatantrya Veer Savarkar Sea Link
Ahmednagar in MaharashtraAhilyanagar (Named afer Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar)
Fraser Island (world’s largest sand island in Australia)K’gari
Nehru Memorial Museum and Library SocietyPrime Ministers’ Museum and Library Society
‘RAPIDX’(India’s first semi-high-speed regional rail service)Namo Bharat
Also See: List of Renamed Railway Stations in India

New Name of 21 Unnamed Islands in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Prime Minister Narendra Modi named the 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands after Param Vir Chakra awardees in a ceremony on the occasion of Parakram Diwas.

Here is the list of Param Vir Chakra awardees and island names

Sl. No.Param Vir Chakra awardeeIsland name
1Major Somnath SharmaSomnath Island
2Subedar Karam SinghKaram Singh Island
32nd Lt. Rama Raghoba RaneRane Island
4Nayak Jadunath SinghJadunath Island
5Company Havildar Major Piru SinghPiru Island
6Capt GS SalariaSalaria Island
7Lieutenant Colonel Dhan Singh ThapaDhan Singh Island
8Subedar Joginder SinghJoginder Island
9Major Shaitan SinghShaitan Singh Island
10CQMH Abdul HamidHamid Island
11Lt Col Ardeshir Burzorji TaraporeTarapore Island
12Lance Naik Albert EkkaEkka Island
13Major Hoshiar SinghHoshiar Island
142nd Lt. Arun KhetrapalKhetrapal Island
15Flying Officer Nirmaljit Singh SekhonSekhon Island
16Major Ramaswamy ParameswaranRamaswamy Island
17Naib Subedar Bana SinghBana Island
18Captain Vikram BatraBatra Island
19Lt Manoj Kumar PandeyPandey Island
20Subedar Major Sanjay KumarSanjay Island
21Subedar Major Yogendra Singh YadavYogendra Island

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