Achal Kumar Joti Age, Caste, Biography, Wife & More

Real Name Achal Kumar Joti
Profession Civil Servant
Major Designations • From 1981 to 1985, he worked as a Deputy Collector for 5 years in the 3 districts of Surendranagar, Panchmahal and Kheda of Gujarat.
• He has served as Secretary Industries, Secretary Revenue and Secretary Water Supply in Gujarat.
• He has served as Principal Secretary (Finance Department) for more than 3 years in Gujarat.
• He has served as Managing Director, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL).
• Achal Kumar has served as Additional Chief Secretary of Gujarat.
• From 1999 to 2004, served as the Chairman of the Kandla Port Trust.
• He has also served as the Chief Secretary of Gujarat.
• From July 2013 to May 2015, served as the Vigilance Commissioner of Gujarat.
• From May 2015 to July 2017, served as the Election Commissioner of India.
• On 6 July 2017, appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of India.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black (Dyed)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 23 January 1953
Age (as in 2017) 64 Years
Birth Place Not Known
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aquarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Gujarat, India
School Not Known
College/University/Institute Not Known
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Caste Not Known
Hobbies Reading, Writing
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Not Known
Wife Not Known
Children Son– Not Known
Daughter– Not Known
Money Factor
Salary (as Election Commissioner) ₹90,000 (US$1,300) monthly

Achal Kumar Joti

Some Lesser Known Facts About Achal Kumar Joti

  • Does Achal Kumar Joti smoke:? Not Known
  • Does Achal Kumar Joti drink alcohol:? Not Known
  • He is a 1975-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer.
  • He is considered a vigilant and honest Officer.
  • He has served the Gujarat State at different capacities including State’s top post i.e., Chief Secretary.
  • In January 2013, he got retired from the post of Chief Secretary of Gujarat.
  • On 8 May 2015, he joined the 3-member poll panel as an Election Commissioner.
  • On 4 July 2017, he was appointed as the 21st Chief Election Commissioner of India succeeding Dr. Nasim Zaidi.

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