Highlights

Second Lt Governor of J&K, Girish Chandra Murmu has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India. Murmu becomes the 14th CAG of India. He will hold office on 8th August 2020. Murmu will replace Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

Girish Chandra Murmu, a 1985 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of the Gujarat cadre, was the first Lt Governor of the UT of J&K. He was Principal Secretary to Narinder Modi when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat.