Girish Chandra Murmu who was previously appointed as the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir stepped down from the post on Thursday. He replaces Rajiv Mehrishi, who is scheduled to complete his term this week, as new CAG. Murmu was appointed as the first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir last year.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu was on Thursday appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). He replaced Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, as the CAG. Murmu had resigned on August 5 from his post as Lieutenant Governor of the union territory.