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Showing posts with label Rajiv Mehrishi. Show all posts
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Monday, September 25, 2017

Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi takes over as CAG

NEW DELHI: Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi took over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India today.

Mehrishi succeeded Shashi Kant Sharma, who demitted office on Friday, officials said.

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mehrishi (62) at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan, which was attended by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi among other dignitaries, they said.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Sunil Arora to be new Election Commissioner, Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Comptroller and Auditor General

NEW DELHI: In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, Government on Thursday appointed IAS officer Sunil Arora as Election Commissioner and former Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi as Comptroller and Auditor General of India. Mehrishi, a 1978-batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer, will replace SK Sharma, who is retiring on September 24. Mehrishi retired yesterday from the post of Home Secretary after serving a period of two years. In another appointment of the day, former IAS officer Sunil Arora is all set to take charge as Chief Election Commissioner on India. After Nasim Zaidi retired as Chief Election Commissioner in July, there was a vacancy in the poll panel. While Achal Kumar Joti is the CEC, Om Prakash Rawat is the other Election Commissioner.