The Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed Hirdesh Kumar as the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory. He will replace Shailendra Kumar with effect from the date he assumes charge. Hridesh Kumar is a 1999 batch IAS officer & presently serving as Commissioner Secretary in the School Education Department of J&K.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Lieutenant (Lt) Governors of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K): Girish Chandra Murmu.