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The Chairperson of A-WEB serves as the head of the association for a term of two years and presides over the General Assembly and the Executive Board meeting.
  • Organization: Election Commission of India
  • Position: Chief Election Commissioner

Chairperson of the Association of World Election Bodies Shri Rajiv Kumar

Sh. Rajiv Kumar, the third Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India (ECI), took charge as the 25th Chief Election Commissioner as of May 15, 2022, succeeding Sushil Chandra. Mr. Kumar has experienced in various Ministries at the Centre and State across Social Sector, Environment & Forests, Human Resources, Finance and Banking sectors.

Born on 19th February 1960 and acquiring degrees of B.SC, LL.B, PGDM and MA in Public Policy and Sustainability, Mr. Kumar has a keen commitment to bring transparency and protect vulnerable sectors of society through the use of technology applications.

Having utilized technology in wherever it is required, Mr. Kumar thinks highly of that technology will further be made the major instrument for simplification of processes and practices for bringing about transparency and better election management operations.