BRIEF (What we do)

The Accountants General function under the powers vested in the Comptroller and Auditor General of India by the Constitution of India and the Comptroller & Auditor General's Duties, Powers and Conditions of Services (DPC) Act, 1971.

The function of the Accountant General (Audit), Meghalaya is to conduct audit and compile the findings of audit in the form of an Audit Report for the State of Meghalaya and to submit the Report to the Governor for placing it in the State Legislature under Article 151 of the Constitution of India. His audit jurisdiction extends to all departments, directorates, offices, local bodies and public sector undertakings of the Government of Meghalaya including residential offices (Meghalaya Houses) of the State Government operating in other States.

The Accountant General (A&E), Meghalaya is responsible for compiling and preparing the accounts of the Government of Meghalaya in accordance with Articles 149 and 151 of the Constitution of India read with Section 11 of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (DPC) Act, 1971. In addition, the Accountant General (A&E), Meghalaya also discharges “entitlement” functions, viz., authorising pay and allowances of the Governor, Ministers, Members of the State Legislature, Gazetted Officers of the State Government; authorising pension to all employees of the Government of Meghalaya; maintaining the Provident Fund Accounts and Loan Accounts (house building advance, motor car advance, computer advance) of all employees of the State Government.