New Delhi, Aug 31: Rajiv Mehrishi, who retired on Thursday as the union home secretary, has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).
He is a 1978-batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer.
This means he is out of race of J&k Governor post.
He was termed to be favourite.
Having got numerous outstanding reports during service, Kumar is also a recipient of President’s Police medals for meritorious and distinguished services in the year 1996 and 2004, respectively.