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Cabinet clears additional post of Deputy CAG

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has decided to create an additional post of Deputy and Auditor General, which will oversee coordination of audits of states as well as telecommunication.

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by


"The ..has given its approval to create one post of Deputy (Coordination, Communication and Information System) in Pay Level-17 (by abolishing one STS level post) in the Office of & Auditor General(CAG) of India," an official statement said.

The Deputy shall oversee the coordination among state audits, of telecommunication and coordinate the various information systems initiatives within the Indian & Accounts Department (IA&AD), it added.

Expenditure on account of creation of this post will be about Rs 21 lakh.

As per CAG's website, currently there are 5 Deputy CAGs.

Their scope of work includes governments accounts, central revenue audit, defence and railways, commercial and reports of central, communications and information systems.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 13:45 IST