The Chief Electoral Officer of Maharashtra is Jageshwar Swarup Saharia.
Jageshwar Swarup Saharia was earlier the Chief Secretary of the State prior to being the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO). Previously he has held the post of Commissioner of the School Education and Sports Department of the State too.
He had joined the Civil Services of India as an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer in 1978 from Maharashtra.
Jageshwar S. Saharia had replaced Nitin Ramchandra Gadre, a 1989-batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre, as the CEO of Maharashtra.