Pu Lalmalsawma, a Retired IAS Officer Takes Oath as The New Chairperson of Mizoram Lokayukta

    Publish Date: March 18, 2024
    New Chairperson of Mizoram Lokayukta

    Dated: Aizawl, 18th March, 2024: Governor Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati administered oath and inducted Pu Lalmalsawma, a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer as the new Chairperson of Mizoram Lokayukta. The swearing-in ceremony was held at Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, this evening.

    After the warrants of appointment were read out by Chief Secretary Dr Renu Sharma, the new Chairperson Pu Lalmalsawma subscribed the oath from the Governor.

    Chief Minister Pu Lalduhoma led the congregation of state’s high level dignitaries that included Speaker Pu Lalbiakzama,Council of Ministers and Minister of State at the ceremony.

    Pu Lalmalsawma was born on 1st March,1958 at Gaya, Bihar. He joined the Union Territories (present day Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram-Union Territories) Cadre of Indian Administrative Service in August,1983. He served in various capacities in Delhi, Goa, Mizoram and the Central government holding important portfolios in different departments such as finance, education, health, SC/ST/OBC welfare, general administration and many more. Being an efficient administrator, he held the post of Director in the Ministry of Human Resource Development from 1996-2000. He held several key posts including serving as Chief Electoral Officer, Mizoram for more than 8 years. As CEO, he was actively involved in the delimitation of Assembly Constituencies in Mizoram in 2005. His work is not only confined nationally but at the international level as well. He was appointed as one of the four International Observers deputed from India during the Palestine elections in January,2015.

    Pu Lalmalsawma also served as the Chief Secretary, Mizoram from 1st November,2014 to 28th February, 2018. He was voted the most upright officer in Mizoram in a state-wide poll taken in 2015 by Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), the main student body in Mizoram. After 35 years of service, he retired from Indian Administrative Service (IAS) on 28th Febuary, 2018.


    Pu Lalmalsawma, IAS retired chu Lokayukta Chairperson tharah lakluh a ni

    Dated: Aizawl,18th March,2024: Larsap Dr. Haribabu Kambhampati chuan vawiin tlai dar 4.30 khan Raj Bhawan Durbar Hall-ah Lokayukta Chairperson thar atan Pu Lalmalsawma a la lut.

    Mizoram Sawrkarin Chairperson Lokayukta atana a ruatna lehkha chu Chief Secretary Dr. Renu Sharma in a chhiar chhuah hnuin, Larsap chuan rinawmna thu tiamtirin Pu Lalmalsawma chu a la lut ta a ni.

    Vawiin lakluhna inkhawmah hian Chief Minister Pu Lalduhoma, Speaker Pu Lalbiakzama bakah Minister leh sawrkar hotulu pawi mawh an tel bawk a ni.

    Pu Lalmalsawma hi March 1st 1958 -ah Gaya khua, Bihar-ah a lo piang a. August ,1983 khan Indian Administrative Service (IAS)-ah inziak tlingin AGMUT (Arunachal Pradesh. Goa, Mizoram,Union Territories) cadre chu a zawm a. Sawrkar laipuiah leh Delhi, Goa leh Mizoram sawrkara department hrang hrangah hna pawimawh tak tak hneh takin a chelh thin a; chung zinga thenkhat te chu: Finance, Education, Health, SC/ST/OBC welfare leh DP&AR, GAD leh a dangte. Hna thiam tak a nih avangin sawrkar laipuiin Director, Minsitry of Human Resource Development-ah kum 1996-2000 khan an ruat nghe nghe. Hna pawimawh tam tak a chelhte zingah Chief Electoral Officer, Mizoram mawh phurhna kum 8 chuang a chelh. He hna a chelh lai hian Delimitaion of Assembly Constituency Mizoram 2005 khan theih tawp chhuah in hma a la. Ramchhung mai ni lo international level-ah Election Observer-ah ruat a ni a, kum 2015 January thla khan Palestine election-ah India ram atanga observer pali thlan zinga pakhatah a tel.

    Pu Lalmalsawma hian Mizoram Chief Secretary hna November 1st 2014 atanga February 28th , 2018 thleng a thawk. Ani hi mi dik leh a hna thawhna lama mi rin tlak a nih avangin MZP te’n kum 2015 khan sawrkar hna thawk ei ru loah an thlang. Sawrkar tana rinawm taka kum 35 a thawh hnuin, February 28th 2018 khan IAS atangin a chawl ta a ni.


    Written by: Biaknungi, MIS, IPRO