Shri NR Murali joined KVS in October 1987 as PGT (Physics). In June 1997, he was selected for the post of Education Officer and in June 2010 he was promoted to the post of Assistant Commissioner (currently Deputy Commissioner). He has worked in various field offices in both the above cadres. He also served as the Director of KVS, Chandigarh and Mumbai and is currently working as Joint Commissioner in KVS(HQ) from 20th November, 2020.
He has also been the winner of KVS Protsahan Award for the year 2010.