Prof. Jagdish Mukhi

Prof. Jagdish Mukhi is the Governor of Assam. He has been given additonal charge of the post of Governor of Mizoram. Past positions have included Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Minister of Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation and Higher Education in the Delhi government.

Mukhi was born on 1st December 1942 in Dajal, Dera Gazi Khan, to a Punjabi Hindu family. At age 4, during the partition of India, the family moved to Sohna.

Mukhi gained a B.Com from Raj Rishi College college in Alwar, Rajasthan in 1965, followed by a M. Com from the university of Delhi in 1967. Until entering politics he was a professor at Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University, but before that he was an IPS officer and resigned after training. He was awarded a PHD in Finance from Kurukshetra University in October 1995.

He married Prem Grover in 1970, who as Prem Mukhi is actively involved in social development works for women empowerment under the banner of Mahila Jagriti Sangh.