Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi
Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi has done B.A (History Hons.) in 1975 & M.A. (History) in 1977 from St. Stephen’s College Delhi. In 1978, he joined the IAS in Rajasthan Cadre. Subsequently, he obtained a M.B.A. from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, in 1994.
During his stint as Joint Secretary, Department of Company Affairs, he was involved in the enactment of the Competition Act, and re-writing the Companies Act, 1956 which gave him a great exposure about functioning of companies and Companies law.
During his tenure as the Principal Secretary Finance, and the Chief Secretary in Rajasthan, he gathered good understanding about functioning of the State Government, Centre-State relations, and of fiscal federalism which was accentuated by his experience as the Union Finance Secretary. He was pivotally involved in the important reforms of setting up the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), and enactment of the Indian Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
Thereafter he held the position of Union Home Secretary in the Central Government. Finally, as the 13th Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG), he had the experience of auditing various transactions of both State and Central Government across all Departments and Ministries.
He has also served as Government Nominee Director in various Companies.
He has a wide experience of over 42 years and is well placed to advise and guide the Company in the discharge of its functions, including financial governance, corporate law, audit and good corporate governance.