Praveen Kumar (administrator)
- For other individuals with the same name, see Praveen Kumar (disambiguation)
Early life and education
Praveen Kumar is from Hazaribag in jharkand. He matriculated from St. Xavier's School, Hazaribag, in 1977. He received undergraduate and postgraduate degress in Metallurgy from IIT Kanpur. He also received M. Phil degree in Social Science from Punjab University. He is from the 1987 batch of Indian Administrative Officer. He is married to Anita Praveen kumar.
2011 Tamil Nadu election
He was widely commended for conducting the 2011 Tamil Nadu election in a free and fair manner. Incidences of milk abhishekam to his poster in Avaniapuram in Madurai was reported after the elections results were declared.
- The Hindu: Each reading on EVMs will be videographed - CEO
- "Praveen Kumar to be Chief Electoral Officer". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 30 July 2010. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
- "அலுவலகத்துக்கு நடந்தே சென்ற தலைமைத் தேர்தல் அதிகாரி". Dinamani. 17 May 2011. Retrieved 16 May 2011.
- "தேர்தல் அதிகாரி பிரவீண் குமாரின் படத்துக்கு பாலாபிஷேகம்". Dinamani. 16 May 2011. Retrieved 16 May 2011.