The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is the Constitutional Authority in India, established under Article 148 of the Constitution of India.
He is empowered to Audit all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India and the State Governments, including those of autonomous bodies and corporations substantially financed by the Government.
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) also audit Government-owned corporations and conducts supplementary audit of government companies in which the Government has an equity share of at least 51 per cent or subsidiary companies of existing government companies.
Shri Girish Chandra Murmu, is 14th CAG of India, who assumed office on 8th August 2020.
CAG Founded : 1858
Salary : ₹2,50,000 per month
Appointer : President of India
Constituting Instrument : Article 148 of the Constitution of India
Deputy : Deputy Comptrollers and Auditors General of India
Term Length : 6 yrs or up to 65 yrs of age (whichever is earlier)
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Here we compiled the list of comptroller and auditors general of India. You can download pdf file of this article.
List of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (2021)
|1||V. Narahari Rao||1949 – 1954|
|2||A. K. Chanda||1954 – 1960|
|3||A. K. Roy||1960 – 1966|
|4||S. Ranganathan||1966 – 1972|
|5||A. Bakshi||1972 – 1978|
|6||Gian Prakash||1978 – 1984|
|7||T. N. Chaturvedi||1984 -1990|
|8||C. G. Somiah||1990 – 1996|
|9||V. K. Shunglu||1996 -2002|
|10||VN Kaul||2002 – 2008|
|11||Vinod Rai||2008 – 2013|
|12||Shashi Kant Sharma||2013 – 2017|
|13||Rajiv Mehrishi||2017 – 2020|
|14||Shri Girish Chandra Murmu||2020- incumbent|