|Religion Hindu||Name Om Rawat|
|Born 2 December 1953 (age 62) (1953-12-02)|
Address by election commissioner mr om prakash rawat
O P Rawat (Om Prakash Rawat) is an Election Commissioner of India. He is a retired 1977 batch IAS officer belonging to Madhya Pradesh cadre.
- Address by election commissioner mr om prakash rawat
- Election Commissioner of India
Rawat is a graduate (BSc) and postgraduate (MSc) in Physics, he also has a postgraduate degree (MSc) in Social Development Planning, which he did in 1989 from the United Kingdom.
Apart from being the Election Commissioner of India, Om Prakash Rawat has served in key positions for both the Union and Madhya Pradesh governments, like as, Principal Secretary (Commerce and Industries), Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Principal Secretary (Woman and Child development) Principal Secretary (Tribal Welfare), Vice Chairman of Narmada Valley Development Authority, Excise Commissioner of Madhya Pradesh, and as the District Magistrate and Collector of Narsinghpur and Indore districts in the Madhya Pradesh Government, and as the Union Public Enterprise Secretary, and as Joint Secretary in Ministry of Defence in the Union Government.
Election Commissioner of India
Rawat assumed office as one of the two Election Commissioners of India on 14 August 2015.
Under his tenure at Election Commission, there would be general election to State legislative assemblies of Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Puducherry, Assam, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Besides this Presidential as well as Vice-Presidential elections would also be held under his tenure.