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Om Prakash Rawat Age, Caste, Wife, Biography, Family, Facts & More

Om Prakash Rawat

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Bio
Real NameOm Prakash Rawat
ProfessionCivil Servant (Retd. IAS)
Designations (Important Ones)• District Magistrate and Collector of Narsinghpur (1983-86) in Madhya Pradesh.
• District Magistrate and Collector of Indore (1986-88) in Madhya Pradesh.
• Excise Commissioner of Madhya Pradesh.
• Principal Secretary (Commerce and Industries) of Madhya Pradesh.
• Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
• Principal Secretary (Woman and Child development) of Madhya Pradesh.
• Principal Secretary (Tribal Welfare) of Madhya Pradesh.
• Vice Chairman of Narmada Valley Development Authority.
• Union Public Enterprise Secretary in the Union Government.
• Joint Secretary in Ministry of Defence in the Union Government.
• Election Commissioner of India.
• Chief Election Commissioner of India.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 December 1953
Age (as in 2017)64 Years
Birth PlaceNot Known
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownNot Known
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityBanaras Hindu University (BHU)
Educational QualificationBSc in Physics from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (BHU)
MSc in Physics from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (BHU)
MSc in Social Development Planning from the United Kingdom
FamilyNot Known
ReligionHinduism
CasteRajput
HobbiesReading, Writing, Travelling
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Wife/SpouseNot Known
ChildrenNot Known
Money Factor
Salary (as Chief Election Commissioner of India)INR 2.50 lakh/month
Net Worth Not Known

Om Prakash Rawat

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Om Prakash Rawat

  • Does Om Prakash Rawat smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Om Prakash Rawat drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He is a 1977-batch IAS officer from the Madhya Pradesh cadre.
  • Mr. Rawat has served the Madhya Pradesh Government and the Union Government in different capacities.
  • In May 1994, he was deputed to South Africa to oversee the first post-apartheid elections as a United Nations election observer.
  • Between 2004 and 2006, he served as Principal Secretary to Babu Lal Gaur, the then Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
  • On 21 April 2010, Mr. Rawat received Prime Minister’s Award for excellence in Public Administration for innovative group initiative “Recognition of Forest Rights”.
  • On 21 January 2018, President Ram Nath Kovind appointed him the new Chief Election Commissioner of India for a tenure of almost a year till his retirement in December 2018. Mr. Rawat replaced Mr. Achal Kumar Joti as the Chief Election Commissioner.
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