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Rajiv Mehrishi elected as external auditor of WHO

Rajiv Mehrishi, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of Indiam has been elected as external auditor of the World Health Organization (WHO) for four years from 2020 to 2023. He was elected at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva in May 2019. This is the second major international audit assignment for the CAG this ..

Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors for 2019

Rajiv Mehrishi, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, has been appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors for the year 2019. The United Nations Panel of Auditors consists of External Auditors of the United Nations and its agencies. Presently, the panel consists of 11 countries — India, Germany, Chile, Canada, France, Italy, ..

Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India

Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, has taken charge as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on September 25, 2017 and will have tenure of about three years. He administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He succeeded Shashi Kant Sharma. ..

CAG appointed as External Auditor of IAEA & WIPO

The CAG of India appointed as EXTERNAL AUDITOR of two major UN organizations:- The Vienna based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) The Geneva based World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) This for the first time that a supreme audit institution from outside Europe has been appointed to these prestigious positions in these two organizations The appointment ..

CAG reports Rs. 5000 Crore loss in Air India

The recent finding of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has opened another pandora’s box for the UPA-II Government. CAG has found that AI and erstwhile Indian Airlines lost Rs 2,100 crore in a 111-aircraft deal during UPA-I through faulty purchase and bridge loan deals and also avoidable expenses incurred because of delay in ..

News Today : August 6, 2011

Lok Sabha passes grants of Rs. 25,707 Crore and Appropriation bill Lok Sabha passed the Supplementary demands for Grants of Rs. 25,707 Crore and the relevant Appropriation bill by a voice vote As per the Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, supplementary grants needed because of the augmented expenditure on the various counts MPLAD schemes besides the hike ..

News Today : June 25, 2011

‘Food Price Volatility and Agriculture’: Action Plan on Agriculture, G-20 prepared with it Agriculture Ministers of G-20 Nations in Paris decided to launch 3 initiatives from September 2011 To boost global farm production and exchange information regularly on key crops Action Plan includes suggestions to deal with instability in food prices and improve farm production ..

Appointments Updates

Friday, Apr 24, 2009 : Ms. Sonal Shah Joins Obama AdministrationApril 22 : Naresh Chandra appointed chairman of the Advisory Board of PWCApril 21, 2009: Balvinder Singh New additional Director CBIApril 20, 2009 : Shikha Sharma Axis bank CEOApril 16, 2009: Indu Liberhan Secretary Defence FinanceApril 7, 2009 : Nirupam sen special UN advisor Friday, ..