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Introduction

   
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The office of Principal Accountant General (General & Social Sector Audit), Uttar Pradesh is situated in Satyanishtha Bhawan, 15-A, Dayanand Marg,Allahabad–211001.This office is responsible for audit of General and Social Sector Departments of the Government of Uttar Pradesh such as Finance, Home, Law, Planning, Medical, Health and Family Welfare, Education, Public Works, Irrigation, Rural Development, Urban Development, Welfare, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Sports, Culture, Food & Civil Supplies, Collectorate, Police, Election, Vigilance, Estate etc. In addition, 27 Public Sector Undertakings of the Government of Uttar Pradesh are also audited under section 619 of the Companies Act.

Audit of Urban Local Bodies and Panchayati Raj Institutions in the state is also conducted by this office. We are also responsible for certification of Finance & Appropriation Accounts of the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
Principal Accountant General (General & Social Sector Audit), Uttar Pradesh is the Cadre Controlling Authority for officers and staff in group ‘B’ & ‘C’ cadres of the three offices of Principal Accountant General (General & Social Sector Audit), Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad; Accountant General (Economic & Revenue Sector Audit), Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad and Principal Director of Audit (Central), Lucknow.
The Principal Accountant General who holds office at present is:-
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Shri P.K. Kataria, IA&AS has taken over charge as Principal Accountant General (General and Social Sector Audit), Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad with effect from 15.10.2015. He is an officer of Indian Audit and Accounts Service, 1985 batch.

Shri P.K. Kataria has held important positions in Indian Audit and Accounts Department as well as in Government of India.  He was Joint Secretary and Additional Financial Advisor in the Ministry of Defence, Government of India from 2010 to 2015 and has wide experience of handling financial matters relating to large infrastructure projects, varied types of procurements, acquisitions and design & development of state-of-the-art systems. He has served as a Director on the Boards of Directors of several Navratana and Miniratna Public Sector Undertakings such as Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Mazagaon Dock Limited and Goa Shipyards Limited. He has also worked on the Boards of Directors of Bharat Electronics Limited, Garden reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited, Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited and Ordnance Factories Board. As regards Audit and Accounts, Sh. P. K. Kataria worked as Principal Director in the office of Comptroller & Auditor General of India at New Delhi from 2006 to 2010 and handled processing and finalisation of Audit Reports on Central Civil Ministries as well as Defence, Telecommunication and Scientific Departments of Government of India.  He was Accountant General, Manipur during 2004-06.


Shri P.K. Kataria has wide International working experience. He served as Tax Consultant to the Govt. of Antigua and Barbuda (West Indies) from 2000-04 and advised the Government on Corporate Taxation of Banking, Insurance and Hotel industry. He was involved in conducting of management review of International Civil Services Commission at UN Headquarters, New York, audit of Food & Agriculture Organisation at Rome, Italy and was appointed Subject Matter Expert (SME) for ASOSAI workshop on audit of procurement process at Jakarta, Indonesia. In past, he was also associated with Commonwealth Parliamentary Association workshop of Secretaries of Public Account Committee (PAC) in South Asia held at Colombo, Sri Lanka, Seminar on financial oversight and the role of PAC held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Conference of INTOSAI on strengthen Public Auditing held at Vienna, and Working Group on audit of Privatisation, Economic regulation and Public Private Partnership held at Moscow, Russia.


He has directed large number of value for money audits in general, social & economic sectors in India and has long experience in certification of Union Government Accounts. He did his Post Graduation in Mathematical Statistics from Hindu College, University of Delhi.