First Manipuri Lady Officer of Indian Audits and Accounts Service to hold the post of Director General of Audit (Infrastructure)

First Manipuri Lady Officer of Indian Audits and Accounts Service to hold the post of Director General of Audit (Infrastructure)

Written By: / Thursday, 01 July 2021 18:26

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Imphal, July 1:

Rina Akoijam, an IA&AS officer of the 1997 batch, has been promoted as Director General of Audit (Infrastructure), New Delhi on June 30, 2021. She is a post graduate in English Literature from Delhi University. Rina Akoijam is the first lady officer not only from the state Manipur but from the entire North East region to hold the top post
Prior to her promotion Principal Director of Audit, Infrastructure New Delhi. Rina Akoijam had served in various capacities including as Principal Director of Commercial Audit & Ex Officio Member Audit Board III, New Delhi, Accountant General (Audit), Sikkim, Gangtok, Principal Director (Central Excise), Principal Director (Northern Region), and Principal Director (GASAB) in the office of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India, New Delhi. She was on foreign assignment as Programme Manager at the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), Oslo, Norway where she managed capacity development programmes for Supreme Audit Institutions in the Asia-Pacific Region. She has a rich and vast experience in public sector audit of both Central and State Governments in Meghalaya, Assam, Manipur, Sikkim, West Bengal and New Delhi. She has also conducted international audits including audit of UNICEF headquarters at New York, UNICEF Supplies Division at Copenhagen, Denmark, and Cooperative Audits in the SAIs in the Pacific Region. She is an INTOSAI Certified Training Specialist and have contributed as resource person in various national and international programmes. She has undergone training on Financial Attestation Audit at the National Audit Office, London, UK (2006) and Management Development Programme on Public Policy and Management at Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley (2014).

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