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Profile of Shri Rajiv Mehrishi Comptroller & Auditor General of India
 
Profile of Shri Rajiv Mehrishi
Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi belonged to the Indian Civil Services and assumed chargeas the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on 25 September 2017.

Mr. Mehrishi has wide experience in the field of finance, administration and public policy. Heserved as Home Secretary, Finance Secretary, Secretary (Fertilizers) and Secretary (Overseas Indian Affairs) in the Government of India. He has also held important positions in the Provincial Government of Rajasthan as the Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary (Finance), Chairman of Indira Gandhi Nahar Board and District Magistrate and Collector of Bikaner. He had also worked in the Ministry of Agriculture, the Cabinet Secretariat and the President’s Secretariat.

With his vast experience in public service he possesses a perceptive insight into the governance process in the public sector. He has been instrumental in promoting and implementing innovative practices in various departments in the Government at both Federal and Provincial level.

Presently, Mr. Mehrishi is the Chair of the United Nations Board of Auditors and is the external auditor of the World Intellectual Property Organization. He plays an important role in the affairs of International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions as the Chair of the Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services Committee, Chair of the Working Group on Information Technology Audit and as a member of its Governing Board. His other international responsibilities include being a member of the Governing Board of Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions and as Chair of the Board of Editors of its journal.

Mr. Mehrishi holds a degree in business administration from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. His earlier degrees of B.A. (History) and M.A. (History) are from St. Stephen's College, New Delhi.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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