Chandigarh

AJAIB SINGH TAKES CHARGE AS DIRECTOR GENERAL OF AUDIT (CENTRAL) CHANDIGARH

May 05, 2019 10:34 AM

Chandigarh (|Face2News)

Shri Ajaib Singh has taken over as Director General of Audit (Central), Chandigarh.. His office is responsible for audit of all receipts and expenditure of all Central Government Offices (including Autonomous Bodies) located in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and UT Chandigarh. Shri Singh belongs to 1991 Batch of Indian Audit and Accounts Service.

  Earlier, Shri Singh was Director General of Commercial Audit and Ex-officio Member Audit Board as well as Director General of Audit (Central) at Hyderabad from 30thJune, 2014 to 22nd April, 2019. During previous stint of his posting at Chandigarh from September, 2010 to May, 2014, he held the prestigious positions as Accountant General (A&E), Punjab and UT, Chandigarh, Principal Director of Audit (Central), Chandigarh, Principal Director of Audit (Defence Services), Chandigarh and Accountant General (Audit), Punjab. He was also Principal Director of Audit, Northeast Frontier Railway, Guwahati from July, 2007 to August, 2010.  As AG Punjab, Shri Singh has the distinction of streamlining the pension authorization functions in the Office of Accountant General (A&E), Punjab by implementing Systems Automation Initiative.

Shri Singh has also successfully led External Audit of United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) at Laayoune during August- September, 2018, Management of Radio Active Waste (RWM) Programme of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at Vienna, Austria during October, 2015, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) at Geneva, Switzerland and  International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) at Lyon, France during March, 2009 as well as Food and Agriculture Organisation Representative (FAOR) in Tanzania during Sept- Oct 2007. He was also deputed as Faculty for imparting training on “State Budget Audit-Procedures and Methodologies” at Supreme Auditing Institution (SAI), Vietnam during August, 2002. Shri Singh was trained in Information Technology Audit at National Audit Office, London and Civil Services College, Ascot, England (U.K.) in Sept 1997.

Shri Ajaib Singh has also performed the duties of Expenditure Observer of Election Commission of India in MHOW and RAU (Indore) for Assembly Elections in Madhya Pradesh during November 2013 as well as in Broach District of Gujarat during Nov- Dec, 2002.

Shri Singh has successfully attended the Advanced Management Training Programme at Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad in 2017 and General Management Programme at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore in 2001. He is also well trained in Statistical Sampling, Data Downloading & Analysis, Data Mining, Computer Assisted Audit Techniques(CAATs), Interactive Data Extraction and Analysis (IDEA), Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) and International Public Sector Accounting Standards ( IPSAS).

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