New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Naresh Kumar was appointed as the newÂ chairman of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).
Kumar, a 1987 batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre, is presently ManagingÂ Director of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission Board.
The appointment was made in consultation with Delhi Chief MinisterÂ Arvind Kejriwal, an order issued by the Union Home Ministry said.
Kumar had previously worked as the Chairman and Managing DirectorÂ (CMD) of the Delhi Transport Corporation, as a Joint Secretary,Â Ministry of Mines and as an Additional Commissioner in the erstwhileÂ Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
He will take over from Dharam Pal, who was appointed as adhoc chairmanÂ of NDMC after Jalaj Srivastava was transferred to the CentralÂ deputation onÂ May 1.
Kumar, a graduate in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in BusinessÂ Administration and Financial Management, also hails from Delhi.