New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi was on Monday sworn in as the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.
He took the oath of office before President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
Mehrishi, who retired as Home Secretary in August at the end of a two-year extension, will have a tenure as CAG till August 7, 2020, when he will turn 65.
Mehrishi belonged to the 1978 batch of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of Rajasthan cadre.
He was appointed Union Home Secretary in August, 2015. Prior to that, he was Finance Secretary at the Centre and Rajasthan Chief Secretary.
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