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Arun Goel takes charge as Election Commissioner

Arun Goel takes charge as Election Commissioner

Arun Goel takes charge as Election Commissioner
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By CNBCTV18.com Nov 21, 2022 11:23 AM IST (Published)

Arun Goel is a 1985-batch IAS officer of the Punjab cadre. He took voluntary retirement on November 18. He was to retire on December 31, 2022, after completing 60 years of age.

Former bureaucrat Arun Goel on Monday assumed charge as an Election Commissioner.

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Goel is a 1985-batch IAS officer of the Punjab cadre. He took voluntary retirement on November 18.
He was to retire on December 31, 2022, after completing 60 years of age.
He has joined Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey on the poll panel.
He was the heavy industries secretary, till recently. He has also served in the Union Culture ministry.
His appointment comes a few days before Gujarat Assembly elections. The state will go to polls in two phases on December 1 and 5. The result will be declared on December 8.
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