Rajiv Kumar Appointed As New Election Commissioner: Check Election Commission Roles And Responsibilities In India_00.1
Latest Banking jobs   »   Rajiv Kumar Appointed As New Election...

Rajiv Kumar Appointed As New Election Commissioner: Check Election Commission Roles And Responsibilities In India

Election Commissioner 2020: The new Election Commissioner has been announced on Friday by Union Ministry of Law and Justice. Rajiv Kumar, the Ex-finance secretary has been appointed for the post of new election commissioner of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. Kumar replaced Ashok Lavasa who resigned from the post of election commissioner earlier this week. Rajiv Kumar will be holding the position after Ashok Lavasa demits the office on the completion of his tenure 31st August. It has also been announced that in May 2022 on the basis of seniority principle, Rajiv Kumar will take over the post of Chief Election Commissioner after present CEC Sushil Chandra’s retirement. 

Also read; How COVID-19 has impacted the Indian Economy?

Track record of Rajiv Kumar

  • Rajiv Kumar holds a bachelor’s degree in law, a bachelor’s degree in zoology, and a master’s degree in public policy & sustainability. 
  • Rajiv Kumar is the retired IAS officer of 1984 batch of Jharkhand cadre and holds more than 30 years of experience in administration and public policies of several sectors. 
  • In September 2017, Rajiv Kumar was appointed as Union Finance Secretary and ended his period in February 2020. During his services, he oversaw the government’s renovations of the public sector banks, and also implemented the fruitful agendas for improving the functioning of banks.
  • During his 2 years in the Department of Personnel and Training, he successfully implemented the appraisal system for the promotion of senior IAS officers 
  • In April 2020, he was appointed as the Chairperson of the Public Enterprises Selection Board.
  • Rajiv Kumar was a part of Financial Budget 2020,Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, and many such other schemes.     
  • Besides all these above-mentioned tasks, Rajiv Kumar was also involved in various other legal and financial modifications. He was one of the trustworthy employees in the Prime Minister’s office.      

Do Read;

National Recruitment Agency 2020: Government Jobs | All You Need to know Common Eligibility Test(CET) For All Govt Jobs To Be Conducted By NRA: Read Details Here What Type of Questions Will Be Asked in SBI CBO Interview? | Know from Ex-Banker from SBI How to effectively prepare at home for IBPS PO 2020?

What are the roles and responsibilities of Election Commission in India?

The Election Commission is the constitutional organization that consists of the Chief Election Commissioner and two Election Commissioners where the final decision comes out with a majority of votes. In India, the role of Election Commission is to conduct and administer elections in India. According to Article 324, the Election Commission is fully responsible for defining and controlling the course of elections held at various stages of the state legislatures, the Parliament, offices of President, and Vice-President. 

Register Here for IBPS PO 2020 Study Material and Updates

Rajiv Kumar Appointed As New Election Commissioner: Check Election Commission Roles And Responsibilities In India_50.1

Download Hindu Review of October 2021: Free PDF

×

Download success!

Thanks for downloading the guide. For similar guides, free study material, quizzes, videos and job alerts you can download the Adda247 app from play store.

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.

Was this page helpful?

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Login

OR

Forgot Password?

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Sign Up

OR
Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Forgot Password

Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you an OTP to verify it's you.


Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Enter OTP

Please enter the OTP sent to
/6


Did not recive OTP?

Resend in 60s

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Change Password



Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Almost there

Please enter your phone no. to proceed
+91

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Enter OTP

Please enter the OTP sent to Edit Number


Did not recive OTP?

Resend 60

By skipping this step you will not recieve any free content avalaible on adda247, also you will miss onto notification and job alerts

Are you sure you want to skip this step?

By skipping this step you will not recieve any free content avalaible on adda247, also you will miss onto notification and job alerts

Are you sure you want to skip this step?