KK Sharma, an advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, resigned from his publish on Friday and was appointed the State Election Commissioner, an official mentioned.
“KK Sharma resigns as Advisor to Lieutenant Governor of J&K; appointed State Election Commissioner,” authorities spokesman Rohit Kansal tweeted.
Mr Sharma, a 1983-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa and Mizoram Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre, was appointed advisor to the Lieutenant Governor in November final yr.
During his service profession spanning some 30 years, Mr Sharma has held varied positions, together with the Chief Secretary of Delhi and Goa.
He additionally served as secretary within the Human Resource Development Ministry earlier than his retirement. Mr Sharma has served as advisor to the administrator of Chandigarh too.