Girish Chandra Murmu Current Affairs - 2020

G C Murmu takes oath as Comptroller Auditor General

On August 8, 2020, the former Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu took oath as Comptroller and Auditor General of India. He is the first tribal to take oath as CAG of India. The oath was administered by the President Ram Nath Kovind. Highlights G C Murmu was a 1985 batch Read More…

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu resigned

On August 5, 2020, the day when the Union Territories (UTs) Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh celebrated their one year of formation, the Lieutenant Governor of J&K Girish Chandra Murmu resigned. He sent his letter of resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind. Following his resignation, Manoj Sinha has been appointed as the LG of Jammu Read More…

Rs 25 lakhs insurance cover approved for Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Members

On July 18, 2020, the Jammu and Kashmir administration announced life insurance cover of Rs 25 lakhs to all elected members of urban local bodies and panchayati raj institutions. Highlights The provision of insurance aims to strengthen grassroots democracy by providing sense of security to the members elected. This is essential as the elected members Read More…

Draj Bridge for all-weather connectivity inaugurated in J&K’s Rajouri

Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu, inaugurated Draj Bridge in Rajouri, J&K. It is an important bridge for the military as well as for socio-economic development of J&K’s Rajouri District as a whole. This bridge will facilitate all-weather and speedy movement of Army troops and locals. About Draj Bridge It is a Read More…

Girish Chandra Murmu sworn in as first Lieutenant Governor of J&K

Girish Chandra Murmu (59) took oath as the first Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on 31 October 2019. He was administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy by Justice Gita Mittal, Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court at function held at Raj Bhawan at the foothills of the Zaberwan Read More…