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Arvind Saxena appointed acting chairman of UPSC

Union Public Service Commission member Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting chairman of the commission from 20 June. Saxena, a 1978-batch Indian Postal Service officer, will take over the charge from incumbent Vinay Mittal who completes his term at the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 19 June. A latest government order said Saxena will "perform the duties of the post of chairman, UPSC" with effect from 20 June till further orders or till completion of his tenure on 7 August, 2020. Saxena joined the UPSC in May, 2015 after he completed his stint in the Aviation Research Centre (ARC).