Achal Kumar Joti takes charge as new Chief Election Commissioner

Achal Kumar Joti takes charge as new Chief Election Commissioner Updated on : 06-07-2017 11:58 PM
Election Commissioner, Achal Kumar Joti Thursday took over as the new chief election commissioner succeeding Nasim Zaidi.


Joti retired as the Gujarat Chief Secretary in January 2013. He was also the Secretary in the Industry, Revenue and Water Supply Departments in the State.

He served as Gujarat vigilance commissioner and worked in various capacities in the state, including as the chairman of the Kandla Port Trust between 1999 and 2004 and the managing director of the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd.

A 1975-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Joti,joined the three-member Commission as an Election Commissioner on May 8, 2015...and will continue in office till January 17, 2018. He will be the 21st CEC.

A CEC or an EC can have a tenure of six years or hold office till the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier.

(AKS-06/07)

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