Sandeep Saxena named new TN Chief Electoral Officer

Senior IAS officer Sandeep Saxena has been named the new Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 27, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

Chennai: Senior IAS officer Sandeep Saxena has been named the new Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu.

"The Election Commission of India in consultation with the government of Tamil Nadu has nominated Dr Sandeep Saxena, IAS, Agricultural Production Commissioner and Principal Secretary to Government, Agriculture Department as Chief Electoral Officer for the state of Tamil Nadu vice Thiru Praveen Kumar, IAS," Chief Secretary Mohan Verghese Chunkath said in a statement.

Saxena is also designated as Principal Secretary to Government, Public (Elections) Department, the statement said.