Govt Appoints Former IAS Officer Sudhanshu Pandey as new Election Commissioner for these UTs

New Delhi, 10 Nov: Over a week after retirement (31.10.2022) as Union Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution Sudhanshu Panday (Retd IAS:1987:JK) was on Wednesday appointed as the common Election Commissioner for the Union territories of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.

Sudanshu has served as the Additional Secretary at the Department of Commerce Jammu and Kashmir. Pandey is 1987-batch from Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of Jammu & Kashmir cadre. He has experience of over 32 years in different senior positions in state governments, the Centre and the Indian embassy in Germany.

He led many high-level government and trade delegations to various countries.

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