Hon’ble Chairman



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(02-01-2018 to till date)

Was born on 24 December 1959 in village Ukhel of Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. His early schooling was from Oak Grove School, Mussoorie, BSc from SGRR(PG) College Dehra Dun, MSc from Madras University and MPhil from DAVV, Indore (MP).  He was commissioned into the SIKH LIGHT INFANTRY REGIMENT on 12 June 1982.  Served in almost all-important appointments of the Army HQs, Premium Training Institutions including the Prestigious Commando School Belgaum (Karnataka), Infantry School Mhow ( MP),  Indian Military Training Team in Bhutan, and also has the distinction of being deployed on all the borders of India including the Siachen Glacier. He has Counter insurgency combat experience of J&K, Nagaland, Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. He has commanded an Infantry battalion in operations in NE India, a Brigade on the South Western Borders, an Important Sub Area in UP, a Regimental Training Centre in UP and a Counter Insurgency Force in J&K. He has also successfully led an UN Peace Keeping Force in Africa. He rose to the coveted rank of Major General and superannuated from service on 31 Dec 2017, after a distinguished service of 35 years and 06 months.  For his consistent distinguished service and commitment to duty, he has been decorated with Yudh Seva Medal, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, United Nations Commendation Card, COAS Commendation Cards and GOC in C  Commendation Card (J&K).

He was  appointed  as  the  Chairman, Uttarakhand  Public  Service  Commission on 02 Jan 2018.

He is well read, widely travelled possesses immense zeal and experience and has a very positive outlook. His vision and commitment is to transform the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission into an efficient institution which will provide for the timely and fair selection of candidates for various posts while following the principles of Impartiality, Transparency and Excellence.