GC Murmu requires oath as Comptroller Auditor Basic of India

CAG GC Murmu sworn in

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The previous Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu was sworn in on Saturday as India’s new Comptroller and Auditor Typical. 

In the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind, he took his oath at the ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan at 10.30 am. Murmu’s will serve his tenure to November 20, 2024.

GC Murmu methods in as CAG

Murmu is a previous 1985-batch Indian Administrative Provider (IAS) officer of the Gujarat cadre, succeeds Rajiv Mehrishi, who stepped down from place of work on Friday. Mehrishi transpires to be a former 1978-batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, had served as the CAG of India in September 2017.

Murmu had stepped down as the initially Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, by the way, this was on the initially anniversary of the abrogation of Short article 370 of the Indian Constitution.

Murmu later on went to the CAG business, in which he was welcomed by senior officers of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department. Right before shifting to J&K, Murmu formerly served as Joint Secretary in the Division of Expenditure, Supplemental Secretary in the Section of Fiscal Providers and Office of Earnings, and then as Specific Secretary, ahead of serving as whole-fledged Secretary in the Division of Expenditure.

CAG GC Murmu assumes office


Murmu has also been in essential positions in Gujarat as properly. He has a wide practical experience in administrative, economic, and infrastructure fields with a postgraduate in Political Science from Utkal College, Murmu also retains an MBA degree from the University of Birmingham.

Born on November 21st, 1959 in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha and is married to Dr Smita Murmu. He has two small children, Ruchika Murmu, and son, Ruhaan Murmu.

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