Former Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor Girish Chandra Murmu took oath because the comptroller and auditor common (CAG) on Saturday. The oath was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi within the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others. Murmu stepped down because the Jammu and Kashmir’s L-G on Wednesday and was appointed the CAG on Thursday.
“By advantage of the ability vested in him by clause 1 of article 148 of the Structure of India, the President has been happy to nominate Shri Girish Chandra Murmu to be the Comptroller and Auditor Common of India with impact from the date he assumes cost of his workplace,” the finance ministry notification signed by joint secretary Rajiv Kumar Mishra learn.
Delhi: President Kovind administers the oath of workplace to GC Murmu as Comptroller and Auditor Common (CAG), at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Murmu stepped down because the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir earlier this week. pic.twitter.com/SeQiqnPclk
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Because the CAG, Murmu will likely be accountable for auditing all expenditures of the state and central governments and can maintain the put up for six years or until he turns 65 whichever comes first.
Murmu took cost as the primary L-G of Jammu and Kashmir on October 31, 2019, earlier than which he served because the expenditure secretary within the Ministry of Finance. He was additionally posted within the dwelling division in Gujarat and was moved to the chief minister’s workplace as principal secretary to Anandiben Patel after Modi took cost because the prime minister within the 12 months 2014.
Former Union minister Manoj Sinha was sworn in as the brand new Jammu and Kashmir L-G on Friday, turning into the primary political chief to take cost of the union territory.