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Brief History of IA & AD

The Office of the Accountant General, J&K was part of State Government’s own establishment till 30th April 1958 on account of special constitutional arrangement of the State with the Indian Union. However, on Ist May 1958, the jurisdiction of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was extended to the J&K State as well and from that day onwards, this office as part of the establishment of Comptroller & Auditor General of India, has been performing the duties and exercising the powers in relation to the accounts of the J&K State in accordance with the constitutional provisions contained in Article 148 – 151 of the Constitution of India and CAG’s (DPC) Act, 1971.