This office was established as “Office of the Comptroller of Saurashtra”, which was functioning at Rajasthani Hall in Rajkot. On 15th April, 1953, the foundation stone of new building was laid. After formation of Gujarat State, this office started functioning as branch office of the Accountant General, Ahmedabad. Consequent upon restructuring of the IAAD with effect from 1st March, 1984, this branch office was elevated to an independent office named Accountant General (A&E). In June 1988, Office of Accountant General (General & Social Sector Audit) was shifted at the Annexe Building of this office.