His name was proposed by outgoing President Shravan Patel, a former Congress minister. Earlier, Scindia was MPCA Chairman.
''The name of the Chairman and other executive members will be declared in 10 days. National Selector Sanjay Jagdale will continue as Honorary Secretary. These are emotional moments as my father (the late Madhavrao Scindia) also held the post,'' Mr Scindia told reporters.