Shri Deepak Das takes charge as new Controller General of Accounts (CGA)
Shri Deepak Das has taken charge as the new Controller General of Accounts and will serve as the 25th officer to hold the position of Controller General of Accounts (CGA). Shri Deepak Das has been elected by the Government of India as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, with effect from August 1, 2021.
- Shri Das was serving as the Principal Chief Controller of Accounts in the Central Board of Direct Taxes before assuming charge of CGA.
About Deepak Das
- He is a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) officer.
- He has served for 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. Shri Das has also been the Director of the Institute of Government Accounts and Finance (INGAF), the training academy of the Indian Civil Accounts Service.
- Apart from this, Das has served as Deputy Secretary as well as Director in the Ministry of Defence and as Member (Finance) in the Inland Waterways Authority of India, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.
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