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Soma Roy Burman appointed as CGA

Current context: The Finance Ministry appointed Soma Roy Burman, as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) with effect from 1st December 19.
Soma Roy Burman appointed as CGA 
  • Soma Roy Burman is a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service Officer.
  • She is the 24th CGA and is the 7th woman to hold this position.
  • Smt. Burman holds the degree of M.Phil in Mathematical Statistics from the University of Delhi.
  • She has held cadre positions at different levels in Ministries of Finance, Human Resource Development, Home Affairs, Information & Broadcasting etc.
  • She has served as the chief controller of the Central Pension Accounting Office (CPAO) and director of the Institute of Government Accounts and Finance (INGAF), New Delhi.
  • Smt. Burman served as Additional Controller General of Accounts in the office of CGA, before assuming the charge of CGA.

Question: 

Q.1 Who has been recently appointed as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA)?
a. Rajiv Mehrishi
b. Soma Roy Burman
c. J. P. S. Chawla
d. Rashi Tripathi
Soma Roy Burman appointed as CGA Soma Roy Burman appointed as CGA Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 01, 2019 Rating: 5

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