Ms. Soma Roy Burman, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer, took charge as the new Controller General of Accounts. Ms. Burman is the 24th Controller General of Accounts (CGA) and is the seventh woman to hold this coveted position. The Government of India appointed Ms. Burman, as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure with effect from December 1, 2019. Ms. Burman holds the degree of M.Phil in Mathematical Statistics from the University of Delhi. Before assuming the charge of CGA, Ms. Burman served as Additional Controller General of Accounts in the office of CGA handling the critical areas of Accounting Rules, Policy and reforms, Financial Reporting, Data Analytics, Cash and Budget Management.