Rajiv Mehrishi Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Facts & More
Civil 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.
Physical Stats & More
in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
Date of Birth
8 August 1955
Age (as in 2017)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign
St. Xavier's School, Jaipur
The Strathclyde Business School (SBS), University of Strathclyde, Scotland
St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, Delhi, India
BA (History) from St. Stephen's College
MA (History) from St. Stephen's College
MBA from Strathclyde Business School
Padma Bhushan (Civil Service) 2022
Girls, Affairs and More
Mira Mehrishi (Retd. IAS)
Son- Name Not Known (Lawyer) Daughter- Not Known
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.