Right to Information


1. Organizational setup

Principal Accountant General (Audit), Punjab, Chandigarh is entrusted with the audit of 

Receipts and expenditure of all the departments, government undertakings, companies, corporations and autonomous entities of the government of Punjab.

Expenditure and receipts of government entities located in Punjab other than central government companies and corporations.

Based on the nature of entities to be audited, the work of the office has been divided into 5 functional AMGs.

Each AMGs is headed by a Group officer designated as either Sr. Deputy Accountant General or Deputy Accountant General.

The Principal Accountant General is an officer of the Indian Audit and Accounts Service of the level of Additional Secretary in the Government of India.

The Group officers are usually officers of the IA&AD who report directly to the Principal Accountant General. All Sr. Audit Officers and Audit Officers report to the Group Officers.

However, Sr. Audit Officers in charge of processing significant audit findings, coordinating value for money audits and carrying out internal audit of the office report directly to the Principal Accountant General.

2. The Central Public Information Officer

Ms. Randeep Kaur Aujla, Sr. Deputy Accountant General (Administration) has been appointed as Central Public Information Officer in the office of the P.A.G (Audit) Punjab, Chandigarh and she can be contacted at no. 2707132.

3. Facilities available to citizens for obtaining information

Under RTI Act, 2005, the information may be obtained on payment of prescribed fee either in cash or demand draft or banker cheque payable to the Pay and Accounts Officer, O/o the Principal Accountant General (A&E) Punjab and UT, Chandigarh. However, no such fee shall be charged from the person who is of below poverty line provided a copy of the certificate issued by the appropriate government in this regard is submitted along with the application.

4. Mode of Payment of fees

Through Indian Postal Order/Demand Draft/cash payable in favour of Pay and Accounts Officer, O/o the Principal Accountant General, (A&E) Punjab, Chandigarh. 

5. Address of the Office

Office of the Principal Accountant General (Audit) Punjab, Plot no. 21, Sector-17, Chandigarh.

6. Name of the Appellate Authority

Ms. Nazli Jafri Shayin, IA&AS, Accountant General.

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