Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik congratulates Girish Chandra Murmu for being appointed as first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Congratulate #Odisha born IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu being appointed as first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Best wishes for this new responsibility,” tweets CM Naveen Patnaik.
Girish Chandra Murmu is a 1985 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Gujarat cadre and was principal secretary to Sh Narendra Modi during his tenure as CM of Gujarat. Mr. Murmu, a 1985-batch Gujarat cadre officer, was the Expenditure Secretary in the Union Finance Ministry.
He comes from Betnoti area in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha & holds a Master’s degree from Utkal Univ. & MBA, University of Birmingham.