Shri Deepak Das New Controller General of Accounts

Shri Deepak Das is the 25th officer to hold the position of Controller General of Accounts (CGA). he is 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) officer.

Facts related to CGA

  • Appointed by the Government of India as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.

Value added Information’s about CGA

  • The office of the CGA has the mandate to establish and maintain a technically sound Management Accounting system.
  • It also prepares and submits the accounts of the Central Government.
  • The Allocation of Business Rules, 1961 gives the duties and responsibilities of the CGA.
  • General account principles related to the Central and State governments and form of accounts, and framing rules and manuals.
  • Reconciling cash balance of GOI with the Reserve Bank of India in general, and the reserve deposits about civil ministries or departments in particular.
  • Supervising whether adequate standards of accounting are maintained by central civil accounts offices.
Source: PIB

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