Rajiv Mehrishi takes oath as new CAG of India

Updated:1 year, 4 months ago IST

New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi took oath as the next Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on Monday morning. President Ramnath Kovind administered the oath to Mehrishi during a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu were in attendance at the event. 62-year-old Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978-batch (retired) IAS officer, is succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma. Sharma retires from the post today.

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