Arvind Saxena appointed as Chairman of UPSC
The President of India has named Arvind Saxena as Chairman, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The tenancy of Mr Saxena as Chairman, UPSC will begin from the date he enters upon the workplace of Chairman, UPSC. The term of his arrangement will be till August 7, 2020 when he reaches the age of 65 years or till further requests whichever is prior.
Mr Saxena joined UPSC as a Member on May 8, 2015, and has been performing obligations of the post of Chairman, UPSC since June 20, 2018.
Preceding to joining UPSC as Member, Mr Saxena was filling in as Director of the Aviation Research Center (ARC).
An almunai of Civil Engineering at the Delhi College of Engineering as well as M.Tech. in Systems Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, Mr Saxena was chosen for the Civil Services and joined the Indian Postal Service in 1978.
In 1988, he began working at the Cabinet Secretariat, where he represented considerable authority in the investigation of vital advancements in neighboring nations.
He has served in various nations and in the States of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.
A beneficiary of Awards for Meritorious Services (2005) and Distinguished Services (2012), Mr Saxena has travelled widely in India and abroad.