Shri Ananta Kishore Behera, (IAAS-1998) holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree and possesses professional qualifications such as M.B.A., C.I.A. and C.I.S.A. He joined as Principal Accountant General (A&E), Odisha, Bhubaneswar on 11.02.2022. Prior to his posting as Principal Accountant General (A&E), Odisha, Bhubaneswar, he was posted as Director General of Audit, East Coast Railway, Bhubaneswar. He has been deputed to various foreign audit assignments including IT and Compliance audit of the UMOJA (United Nations) at New York, Management Development programme (MDP) at UCB, California and Embassy Audit at Riyadh, Doha and Jeddah. He has also worked as Internal Financial Advisor (Directorate of Purchase & Stores and Heavy Water Board) during his deputation to Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai.