Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India:

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The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is an authority, established by the Constitution of India under article 148, who audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India and the state governments, including those of bodies and authorities substantially financed by the government. The CAG is also the external auditor of Government-owned corporations and conducts supplementary audit of government companies, i.e., any non-banking/ non-insurance company in which the state and Union governments have an equity share of at least 51 per cent or subsidiary companies of existing government companies.

The reports of the CAG are taken into consideration by the Public Accounts Committees, which are special committees in the Parliament of India and the state legislatures. The CAG is also the head of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the affairs of which are managed by officers of Indian Audit and Accounts Service, and has over 58,000 employees across the country.

The list of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India will be helpful for all the competitive exams, especially for SSC, UPSC exams,.

The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India is appointed by the President of India

 

Current Comptroller and Auditor General of India: Shri. Shashi Kant Sharma.

"Comptroller and Auditor-General"Year
A.K.Chanda1954–1960
Sh.A.K.Roy1960–1966
S.Ranganathan1966–1972
A.Baksi1972–1984
Gian Prakash1978–1978
T.N.Chaturvedi1984–1990
C.G.Somiah1990–1996
V.K.Shunglu1996–2002
V.N.Kaul2002–2008
Vinod Rai2008–2013
Shashi Kant Sharma 2013-Till Date

Official website: www.saiindia.gov.in/english/index.html

 

 

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