Girish Chandra Murmu has been appointed as the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu-Kashmir. Satya Pal Malik has been transferred and made the Governor of Goa. Radha Krishna Mathur will take charge as the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh and P.S. Sreedharan Pillai as Governor of Mizoram.
The appointments were made by President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday and will come into effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.
Girish Chandra Murmu is a 1985 batch Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer from the Gujarat cadre. He will be the first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu-Kashmir.
Who is Girish Chandra Murmu, 1st Lieutenant Governor of Jammu-Kashmir
Girish Chandra Murmu is a 1985-batch Gujarat-cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer. He currently holds the post of Expenditure Secretary in the Finance Ministry.
Girish Chandra Murmu was principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tenure as Gujarat Chief Minister.
Girish Chandra Murmu will have control of all Indian services like the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS) and the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).
Who is Radha Krishna Mathur, new LG of Ladakh
Radha Krishna Mathur is a retired Tripura cadre 1977-batch Indian Administrative Officer (IAS). In November 2018, Radha Krishna Mathur retired as the Chief Information Commissioner of India (CIC)
Radha Krishna Mathur has served as the Union Defence Secretary, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Secretary of India and the Chief Secretary of Tripura. He has also been the Development Commissioner in Ministry of Textiles and the Chief Enforcement Officer in Ministry of Textiles.