The Office of the Principal Accountant General, J&K was part of State Government’s own establishment till 30th April 1958 on account of special constitutional arrangement of the State with the Indian Union. However, on 1st May 1958, the jurisdiction of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was extended to the J&K State as well and from that day onwards, this office as part of the establishment of Comptroller & Auditor General of India, has been performing the duties and exercising the powers in relation to the accounts of the UT J&K and Ladakh in accordance with the constitutional provisions contained in Article 148 – 151 of the Constitution of India and CAG’s (DPC) Act, 1971.

After reorganisation of the earstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir on 5th August 2019, the office was rechristened as Office of the Pr Accountant General (Audit), Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.

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