Guwahati: The Governor of Assam, Jagdish Mukhi on Tuesday appointed Ajanta Nath as the new chairman of the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) with immediate effect.
The Governor via an official order dated June 27 directed Nath to take over the office of the chairman. Nath replaced former APSC chairman, Rajiv Kumar Bora.
Nath was already the chairman in-charge of the APSC prior to his latest appointment to the position, after the end of the tenure of previous chairman Bora on June 7, 2022.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (1A) of Article 316 of the Constitution of India, the Governor of Assam is pleased to appoint Dr. Ajanta Nath, Member, Assam Public Service Commission, to perform the duties of the office of the Chairman, Assam Public Service Commission, with immediate effect until further order, ” the order read.