Soma Roy Burman today took charge as the new Controller General of Accounts, CGA.
She is the 24th CGA and the seventh woman to hold this coveted position. She took over from J P S Chawla.
Burman, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service officer has held cadre positions at different levels in Central government Ministries during her 33-year long career. Prior to assuming the charge of CGA, Burman served as Additional Controller General of Accounts in the office of the CGA. She handled the critical areas of accounting rules, policy and reforms, financial reporting, data analytics, cash and budget management.