Soma Roy Burman Appointed As New Controller General Of Accounts
Soma Roy Burman, new Controller General of Accounts. (Photo: PIB archives)

Soma Roy Burman Appointed As New Controller General Of Accounts

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The government on Sunday said it has appointed Soma Roy Burman, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service Officer, as the new Controller General of Accounts.

Burman is the 24th Controller General of Accounts and is the seventh woman to hold this position.

"The government appointed Burman, as the Controller General of Accounts with effect from December 1, 2019," the finance ministry said in a statement.

During her 33-year long career, Burman has held cadre positions at different levels in ministries such as home affairs, information and broadcasting, industry, finance, human resource development, and shipping, road transport and highways.

Prior to this, Burman served as the Additional Controller General of Accounts in the office of Controller General of Accounts, handling the critical areas of accounting rules, policy and reforms, financial reporting, data analytics, cash and budget management.

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