The Election Machinery in each State is headed by a Chief Electoral
officer. He is appointed by the Election Commission in consultation
with the concerned State Government under section 13A of the
Representation of Peoples Act 1950 making the Chief Electoral Officer
as statutory post. The Chief Electoral Officer, subject to the
superintendence, direction, and control of the Election Commission,
shall supervise the preparation and revision of all Electoral Rolls
and conduct of Elections in the State for the Lok Sabha and State
Ensuring the conduct of free and fair polls shall remain the prime objective of the office of the Chief Electoral Officer.
I am happy to inform you that I have taken over the charge of CEO with effect from forenoon of 12/07/2021. I request to all the stakeholders for extending cooperation for achieving the above objective.
SANJAY KAUL IAS
SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER