Bengaluru: Shivashankarappa S. Sahukar, a member of KPSC (Karnataka Public Service Commission), has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Commission. He replaces former IAS officer Shadakshari Swamy, who retired as the KPSC Chairman yesterday.
Governor Vajubhai R. Vala issued an order on Saturday appointing Shivashankarappa S. Sahukar as the KPSC Chairman, following a recommendation of the State Government.
Shivashankarappa, a native of Hemanala village in Devadurga taluk of Raichur district, became a KPSC Member on Sept. 3, 2019. An Agricultural Engineering Graduate, he will hold the office of KPSC Chairman for three-and-a-half years. With Shivashankarappa’s elevation as the Chairman, a member post in KPSC has become vacant.