Krishan Kant Paul was sworn in as the sixth Governor of Uttarakhand on 8th january 2015. Justice V.K. Bisht of the Uttarakhand High Court administered the oath of office to Dr. Paul at the Raj Bhavan here.
He succeeded Governor Aziz Qureshi who was appointed as the Governor of Mizoram on 30 December 2014.
Prior to this, he was the Governor of Meghalaya and held additional charge Governor of Manipur and Mizoram.
A former IPS officer, Paul won a number of medals during his illustrious career as a policeman and later served as the Governor of Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram.