Soma Roy Burma (ICAS:1986) was on Sunday appointed as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA). Burman Becomes the 24 th CGA and the seventh women to hold the position.
During her 33-year-long career, she has held positions at different levels in ministries such as Home Affairs, Information and Broadcasting, Industry, Finance, Human Resource Development and Shipping, Road Transport and Highways.
She has also handled important portfolios while on Central deputation to the Government of India, where she served as Deputy Secretary/Director in the Department of Economic Affairs (Budget Division) and as Joint Secretary and Financial Adviser, NATGRID, Ministry of Home Affairs. She has also held charge as Director in the office of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on deputation.