Arun Goel (IAS) Age, Wife, Caste, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Education: M.Sc. (Maths) Marital Status: Married Age: 60 Years

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Profession(s) Election Commissioner of India, Retired Civil Servant (IAS)
Known For Being appointed as Election Commissioner of India on 19 November 2022
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 9”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Civil Service
Service Retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Batch 1985
Cadre Punjab
Major Designation(s) S D O (Civil) Junior Scale: Cadre (AIS) in Sub Divisional Admn/Land Revenue Mgmt & District Admn (1 Augsut 1987-1 June 1989)
Additional Deputy Commissioner: Junior Scale in Cadre (AIS), District Admn/Land Revenue Mgmt & District Admn (1 June 1989-28 February 1991
Additional Deputy Commissioner: Junior Scale Cadre (AIS) in District Admn/Land Revenue Mgmt & District Admn (1 June 1989-30 June 1989)
Chief Administrator Under Secretary: Cadre (AIS) in Urban Develoment/Urban Development (1 July 1989-28 February 1991)
President Under Secretary: Cadre (AIS) in Municipal Administration/Urban Development (1 July 1989-28 February 1991)
Jt Secy to Governor Under Secretary: Cadre (AIS) in Governor’s Sectt./Staff Officers (28 February 1991 to 22 September 1991)
Jt Secy Under Secretary: Cadre (AIS) in General Administration/Personnel and General Administration (26 July 1992-30 July 1993)
Deputy Commissioner Under Secretary, Bhatinda: Cadre (AIS) in District Admn/Land Revenue Mgmt & District Admn (1 August 1993-30 June 1994)
Secretary Under Secretary, Punjab: State Agriculture Mktg Bd (PSAMB), Cadre (AIS) in Agricultural Marketing/Agriculture & Cooperation (30 June 1994- 31 October 1994)
Managing Director Under Secretary, Chandigarh: Cadre (AIS) in Industries (31 October 1994-30 November 1995)
Managing Director Under Secretary, Chandigarh: Cadre (AIS) in Tourism (31 October 1994-30 November 1995)
Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Secretary, Ludhiana: Cadre (AIS) in District Admn/Land Revenue Mgmt & District Admn (30 November 1995-31 December 1996)
Managing Director Deputy Secretary: Cadre (AIS) in Public Distribution/Consumer Affairs, Food & PD (31 December 1996 -28 February 1997)
Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Secretary, Ludhiana: Cadre (AIS) in District Admn/Land Revenue Mgmt & District Admn (28 February 1997-31 January 1998)
Deputy Commissioner, Director, Ludhiana: Cadre (AIS) District Admn/Land Revenue Mgmt & District Admn (31 January 1998-30 April 2000)
Managing Director: Cadre (AIS) in Shipping/Transport (1 January 2000-31 January 2001)
Managing Director, Warehousing Corporation Ltd., Punjab: Cadre (AIS)in • Civil Supplies/Consumer Affairs, Food & PD (9 May 2000-31 January 2001)
Managing Director, Joint Secretary, State Warehousing Corpn: Cadre (AIS)in • Civil Supplies/Consumer Affairs, Food & PD (31 January 2001-07 December 2001)
Managing Director, Joint Secretary: Cadre (AIS) in Shipping /Transport (31 January 2001-07 December 2001)
Managing Director, Joint Secretary, State Warehousing Corpn: Cadre (AIS) in Civil Supplies/Consumer Affairs, Food & PD (19 January 2002-28 February 2002)
Managing Director, Joint Secretary: Cadre (AIS) in Shipping /Transport (19 January 2002-28 February 2002)
Secretary: Cadre (AIS) in Youth Affairs & Sports/Youth in Affairs & Sports (28 February 2002-31 May 2003)
Managing Director, Joint Secretary, Small Ind & Export Corp Punjab: Cadre (AIS) in Industries (12 May 2003-14 Jube 2006)
Secretary, Punjab: Cadre (AIS) in Finance (15 June 2006-15 March 2007)
Director, Punjab: Cadre (AIS) in Disinvestment/Finance (15 June 2006-15 March 2007)
Secretary, Housing & Urban Dev Deptt: Cadre (AIS) in Urban Develoment (15 March 2007-4 November 2009)
Vice Chairman, Punjab Urban in Development Authority (PUDA): Cadre (AIS) Urban Develoment/Urban Development (15 March 2007-4 November 2009)
Principal Secy: Cadre (AIS)in Urban Housing/Urban Development (04 November 2009-14 December 2009)
Secretary, Punjab, Urban Dev Authority(PUDA): Cadre (AIS) in Urban Develoment (4 November 2009-02 May 2011)
Principal Secy, Power Deptt, Punjab: Cadre (AIS) Power/Energy (14 December 2009-4 May 2011)
Joint Secretary, Urban Dev, Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM): Centre, Urban Develoment (5 May 2011-28 June 2012)
Joint Secretary, Finance: Centre, Revenue/Finance (28 June 2012-30 July 2015)
Vice Chairman, Urban Dev: Centre, Urban Develoment (31 July 2015-31 October 2016)
Additional Secy & F A: Centre, Labour/Labour & Employment (1 November 2016- 22 May 2018)
Additional Secretary, Culture Centre: Cultural Affairs/ Culture (22 May 2018-31 July 2018)
Spl Secy, Culture: Centre, Cultural Affairs/Culture (1 August 2018-9 August 2018)
Secretary, Culture: Centre, Cultural Affairs/Culture (10 August 2018-31 December 2019)
Secretary, Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Heavy Industry, New Delhi: Centre,Heavy Industries/Industries (31 December 2019-31 December 2022)
Awards 1985: Chancellors Medal of Excellence for being First Class First and Record Breaker in all the Exams by Award given by Governor of Punjab [1]Supremo
Personal Life
Date of Birth 7 December 1962 (Friday)
Age (as of 2022) 60 Years
Birthplace Punjab, India
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Punjab, India
College/University • Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi
• Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad
• Himachal Pradesh University, Himachal Pradesh
• Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab
• Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Educational Qualification(s) • Graduation in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering (1980) [2]Indian Economic Forum & LITFest
• PGDM (MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad (1982) [3]Indian Economic Forum & LITFest
• Post Graduation in Economics from Himachal Pradesh University, Himachal Pradesh [4]Indian Economic Forum & LITFest
• B.A. (Maths) from Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab (Gold Medalist) [5]Supremo
• M.Sc. (Maths) from Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab (Gold Medalist) [6]Supremo
• Post Graduation in Development Economics from Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK [7]Supremo
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Family
Wife/Spouse Name Not Known
Children Not Known
Parents Names Not Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Arun Goel

  • Arun Goel is a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) who was appointed as the Election Commissioner of India on 19 November 2022.
  • His in-service training details include:
  • 1989-1990: Development Admin in National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad
  • 1992-1993: Junior Level Programme in Administrative Training Institute, Mysore
  • 1999-2000: Middle Level (1983-89) Batches in Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • 2001-2002: Disaster Management in Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi
  • 2002-2003: Senior Level (1982-85) Batches in Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad
  • 2005-2006: Ethical Leadership in  IC Centre for Governance (ICCG), Panchgani
  • 2006-2007: Advanced Course on WTO in Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad
  • 2009-2010: Negotiating Strategies & Public Private Partnership in Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • 2012-2013: Governance and Social Policy in Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai
  • 2014-2015: Improving Governance through Accountability in National Academy of Audit & Accounts, Shimla
  • 2015-2016: Inner Engineering Leadership Programme in Isha (Foundation) Yoga Centre, Coimbatore
  • 2016-2017: Investigating Economic Crimes in Financial Markets in National Institute of Security Markets, Mumbai
    • Arun Goel did his domestic training in Personnel and General Administration at various locations including ASCI Hyderabad, ATI Mysore, IIM Bangalore, NIRD Hyderabad, and NIRD Hyderabad.
    • His foreign training details are:
  • Public Sector Management, USA
  • WTO Internal Trade & Development, Geneva
  • CRISIS MGT., Commerce, United Kingdom
  • In 2013, Arun Goel did mid-level training ‘7th Round MCT Phase 5.’
    • He has headed the Project Monitoring Group (PMG) in Prime Minister’s Office.
    • On 18 November 2022, he took voluntary retirement from the position of Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries. He was supposed to get retired on 31 December 2022. The post of one Election Commissioner in the three-member committee has been vacant since 15 May 2022. As per the order of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Kamran Rizvi replaced him.
    • On 19 November 2022, the President of India Droupadi Murmu appointed him as the Election Commissioner of India. As per the statement of the Union Law and Justice Ministry,
      The President is pleased to appoint Shri Arun Goel, IAS (Retd.) (PB: 1985) as the Election Commissioner in the Election Commission with effect from the date he assumes the office.”
    •  In his leisure time, he loves to travel and play bridge.
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    ↑1, ↑5, ↑6, ↑7 Supremo
    ↑2, ↑3, ↑4 Indian Economic Forum & LITFest

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