G.C. Murmu sworn in as CAG





PTI


New Delhi,



August 08, 2020 12:08 IST

Updated:


August 08, 2020 12:08 IST



PTI


New Delhi,



August 08, 2020 12:08 IST

Updated:


August 08, 2020 12:08 IST

Mr. Murmu, a 1985-batch IAS officer (retired) of Gujarat cadre, will have a tenure up to November 20, 2024.

Mr. Murmu, a 1985-batch IAS officer (retired) of Gujarat cadre, will have a tenure up to November 20, 2024.

Former Jammu and Kashmir Lt. Governor Girish Chandra Murmu was sworn in on August 8 as the Comptroller and Auditor General, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Mr. Murmu made and subscribed to the oath of office before President Ram Nath Kovind, it said in a statement.

At a ceremony held in the Ashoka Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Mr. Murmu was sworn in as the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India, it said.

Mr. Murmu, a 1985-batch IAS officer (retired) of Gujarat cadre, will have a tenure up to November 20, 2024.

As a constitutional functionary, the CAG is primarily entrusted with the responsibility of auditing the accounts of the central and State governments.

CAG reports are laid before the Parliament and legislatures of States.

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