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R. K. Mathur Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 66 Years
Profession: Civil Servant
Hometown: New Delhi

R.K. Mathur

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Full NameRadha Krishna Mathur
ProfessionCivil Servant (Retired IAS Officer)
Famous ForBeing the first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Civil Service
ServiceIndian Administrative Services (IAS)
Batch1977
CadreTripura
Major Designations• District Magistrate and Collector of West Tripura
• CEO of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council
• Commissioner of Panchayats (Tripura)
• Commissioner of Revenue (Tripura)
• Resident Commissioner of Tripura
• Principal Secretary (Rural Development) of Tripura
• Principal Secretary (Agriculture) of Tripura
• Principal Secretary (Finance) of Tripura
• Chief Secretary of Tripura
• Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Secretary of India
• Development Commissioner in the Ministry of Textiles
• Chief Enforcement Officer in the Ministry of Textiles
• Defence Production Secretary of India
• Special Secretary in Ministry of Defence
• India's Defence Secretary
• Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 November 1953 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 2019)66 Years
BirthplaceUttar Pradesh
Zodiac signSagittarius
SignatureRK Mathur's signature
NationalityIndian
HometownNew Delhi
College/University• IIT Kanpur
• IIT Delhi
• International Center for Promotion of Enterprises (ICPE), Slovenia, Europe
Educational Qualification(s)• B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur
• M.Tech in Industrial Engineering from IIT Delhi
• MBA from the International Center for Promotion of Enterprises (ICPE), Slovenia, Europe
ReligionHinduism
CasteKayastha [1]Wikipedia
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date13 February 1980
Family
Wife/SpousePoonam Mathur
RK Mathur's wife Poonam Mathur
ChildrenDaughter: Purvi Mathur
RK Mathur's daughter Purvi Mathur
Son: Prasun Mathur
RK Mathur's son Prasun Mathur
ParentsNot Known

RK Mathur

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Some Lesser Known Facts About RK Mathur

  • RK Mathur is a retired IAS officer who was appointed as the first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh on 31 October 2019.
  • At the beginning of his career, he was appointed as the District Collector of West Tripura. Eventually, he went on to serve on various key positions of the Tripura Government.
  • In December 2003, he was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Tripura by the Chief Minister of Tripura.

    RK Mathur in office

    RK Mathur in office

  • On 1 October 2012, he was appointed as the Union Defence Production Secretary by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) for a fixed tenure of two years.

    RK Mathur during his tenure as the Defence Secretary

    RK Mathur during his tenure as the Defence Secretary

  • On 18 December 2015, Mathur was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner to head the Central Information Commission (CIC) by the ACC. He assumed office on 5 January 2016 and retired from his post and service on 24 November 2018.

    RK Mathur (extreme left) after being appointed as the CIC

    RK Mathur (extreme left) after being appointed as the CIC

  • On  25 October 2019, he was nominated by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, to be the first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh.

    RK Mathur with Ram Nath Kovind

    RK Mathur with Ram Nath Kovind

  • On 31 October 2019, he was sworn-in as the first Lieutenant Governor of the newly formed Ladakh Union Territory.

    RK Mathur taking oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh

    RK Mathur taking oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh

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