Army area accounts office opened

Army area accounts office opened
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Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) Veena Prasad inaugurated new office building of Area Accounts Office (Army) here on Wednesday. Senior officers from the Indian Navy, Ship Building Centre, Indian Coast Guard, Defence Accounts Department, Military Engineer Services and other defence establishments were present on the occasion.

Visakhapatnam: Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) Veena Prasad inaugurated new office building of Area Accounts Office (Army) here on Wednesday. Senior officers from the Indian Navy, Ship Building Centre, Indian Coast Guard, Defence Accounts Department, Military Engineer Services and other defence establishments were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Veena Prasad observed that the Defence Accounts Department is one of the oldest departments under the Central government and further stated that the department pioneered many systemic changes in the functions and processes in order to keep pace with the technological developments and the growing demands of the services.

The CGDA also reiterated the department's commitment to rendering efficient, correct and prompt accounting, payment, internal audit and financial advisory services to the Services, with customers and clients in focus.She emphasised on self-sufficiency of physical infrastructure in terms of office buildings, residences and transit facilities for all its offices, officers and staff, given the fact that the department is spread all over the country and some offices in the remotest parts of the country.

The provision of new office building for the Area Accounts Office (Army) in Visakhapatnam is part of this vision, she added.During her visit to the city, Veena Prasad also interacted and held discussions with Vice-Admiral HCS Bisht, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command.

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