New Delhi: Girish Murmu took oath of office as CAG, here on Saturday.

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, administered the oath of office to Murmured at a simple function organised in the Rastrapati Bhawan.

Prime minister Narendra Modi was present on the occasion.

Murmu, a retired IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, was appointed as the first Lt. Governor of newly formed union territory J & K last year. Early this week he was asked to resign from the gubernatorial post so as to appointed as the top auditor of the country.