Using Public Financial Management System (PFMS) for Just-in-Time Fund Transfers and Direct Benefit Transfer Payments
May 14, 2019 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
The Cabinet Appointment Committee has appointed Shri Anthony Lianzuala as the new Controller General of Accounts(CGA) under the Finance Ministry. Belonging to the 1982 batch of the Indian Civil Accounts Service, Shri Anthony Lianzuala is the first person from north-eastern region to be appointed to this position.
The CGA is the apex accoutning authority under the Central Government and exercises the power of the President under Article 150 of the Constitution, which prescribes the form of accounts of the Union and State Governments on the advice of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India. Shri Lianzuala's earlier roles include positions in CBDT and Ministries of Information & Broadcasting, Consumer Afairs, Food & Public Distribution, Commerce and Rural Development.