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566. 

Name of the ICAS Officer, who took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA).

[A]. Raosaheb Danve
[B]. Babul Supriyo
[C]. Girraj Prasad Gupta
[D]. Ramdas Athawale

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Girraj Prasad Gupta(a 1983-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer) took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) in New Delhi. He succeeds Anthony Lianzuala as the new CGA, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance. He held higher positions in the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Ministry of Rural Development and served as the Director of National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), Faridabad.Gupta, as an Additional Controller General of Accounts, got credit for the work in development and implementation of Public Financial Management System (PFMS), a backbone IT (Information Technology) infrastructure for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in Government of India.

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