Former Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu was appointed the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on 5th August 2020.
Murmu will replace Rajiv Mehrishi. His appointment will come into effect on the day he assumes charge of the office.
Former union minister Manoj Sinha was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, now a union territory.
A year ago, J&K was divided into two union territories - J&K and Ladakh.
Murmu earlier served as expenditure secretary and financial services secretary.