The center had announced the name of Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Jyoti the next Chief Election Commissioner of India.
The Ministry of Law had announced to take charge from 6 July as CEC by Jyoti, when Nasim Zaidi retires.
64-years old Achal Kumar Jyoti is a retired I.A.S. Officer in 1975 batch from the Gujarat Cadre. He is a former Chief Secretary of Gujarat state. He also served as chief secretary during January 2013 in Gujrat, appointed as the State Vigilance Commissioner.