Om Prakash Rawat Is The New Chief Election Commissioner
Om Prakash Rawat Is The New Chief Election Commissioner. The Law Ministry today declared that Om Prakash Rawat has been delegated as the new Chief Election Commissioner and ex-fund secretary Ashok Lavasa has been made the race official.
Both Rawat and Lavasa will assume responsibility from January 23. Rawat will succeed AK Joti as Chief Election Commissioner after he ventures down on Monday.
Rawat, an IAS officer from the 1977 cluster of the Madhya Pradesh unit, was designated to the Election Commission two years back.
In his long profession, Rawat has held numerous renowned portfolios at both the focal and state levels. He had resigned as secretary of Ministry of Heavy Industries and open undertakings preceding his arrangement in the EC.
Rawat has additionally served in the barrier service. In 1994, Rawat was deputed in South Africa as United Nations Election onlooker.
In the interim, the arrangement of Lavasa as decision magistrate was made as an opportunity would have emerged in the three-part survey board after the retirement of Joti tomorrow. Sunil Arora is the other decision official.