Deepak Das Takes Charge As New Controller General Of Accounts

Deepak Das Takes Charge As New Controller General Of Accounts

He is the 25th officer to hold the position of Controller General of Accounts (CGA).

New Delhi, August 1 (TNA) Deepak Das, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) officer took charge as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, on Sunday.

During his 35 years long career, Das has held important positions at different levels in Ministries such as Science & Technology, Environment & Forest, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade & Heavy Industries, Commerce & Textile, Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Home Affairs and Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs.

He has also been the Director of the Institute of Government Accounts and Finance (INGAF), the training academy of the Indian Civil Accounts Service.

Prior to assuming charge of CGA, an alumnus of Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, Das served as the Principal Chief Controller of Accounts in the Central Board of Direct Taxes, where he was pivotal to several important technology-driven initiatives relating to direct taxes collection, reporting and receipt accounting.

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