Rajiv Mehrishi Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Facts & More

Rajiv Mehrishi

Real NameRajiv Mehrishi
ProfessionCivil Servant (Retd. IAS)
Designations (Important Ones)• Secretary (Overseas Indian Affairs) of India: 17 April 2012 – 3 October 2012.
• Secretary (Fertilizers) of India: 4 October 2012 – 30 November 2013.
• Chief Secretary of Rajasthan: 21 December 2013 – 28 October 2014.
• Finance Secretary of India (in-charge of Department of Economic Affairs): 29 October 2014 – 30 August 2015.
• Home Secretary of India: 31 August 2015 – 30 August 2017.
• Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG): Appointed on 31 August 2017 by the Government of India.
• On 25 September 2017, as the CAG of India, he administered the oath of office and secrecy by the President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Rajiv Mehrishi CAG Oath
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 August 1955 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023)68 Years
Birth PlaceJaipur, Rajasthan
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownJaipur, Rajasthan
SchoolSt. Xavier's School, Jaipur
College/UniversityThe Strathclyde Business School (SBS), University of Strathclyde, Scotland
St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, Delhi, India
Educational QualificationBA (History) from St. Stephen's College
MA (History) from St. Stephen's College
MBA from Strathclyde Business School
AwardPadma Bhushan (Civil Service) 2022
FamilyNot Known
HobbiesReading, Writing
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseMira Mehrishi (Retd. IAS)
ChildrenSon- Name Not Known (Lawyer)
Daughter- Not Known
Money Factor
Salary ‎₹90,000 (US$1,400)
Net Worth Not Known

Rajiv Mehrishi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajiv Mehrishi

  • Does Rajiv Mehrishi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Rajiv Mehrishi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • After completing his Post Graduation from Delhi’s St. Stephen’s College, he started preparing for the Civil Services.
  • He cracked the UPSC Examination and became an IAS Officer of 1978 Batch. He belonged to Rajasthan Cadre.
  • His career spanned more than 30 years.
  • Rajiv is a relative of Lt. General Anoop Malhotra.
  • He has also served as the District Magistrate and Collector of Bikaner, Rajasthan.
  • On 22 May 2017, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh released ‘India 2017,’ a book authored by Rajiv Mehrishi for Civil Services aspirants. Rajiv Mehrishi Book Launch
  • Here’s a detailed interview with Rajiv Mehrishi: