News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Fri, 21 Aug 2020 10:55 PM IST
Former Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar becomes new Election Commissioner
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The Law Ministry said in the notification, “The President is happy with the appointment of Rajiv Kumar to the post of Election Commissioner. His appointment as Election Commissioner will be effective from the moment Ashok Lavasa resigns.
Please tell that Ashok Lavasa is soon to take over as the Vice President of Asian Development Bank (ADB). He said that he will take up the post at Philippine-based ADB in September. ADB, in a statement last month, said that ADB has appointed Ashok Lavasa as the vice-president for the private sector operations and public-private partnership segment. He will succeed Diwakar Gupta, whose term ends on 31 August.