Shri Jayant Sinha

Principal Accountant General
Contact Number: 0522-2722112
E-mail id: sinhaJ[at]cag[dot]gov[dot]in

Shri Jayant Sinha, (IA&AS-1990) assumed the charge of the Principal Accountant General (Audit-II), UP, Lucknow w.e.f. 22.07.2019.  He is an officer of the Indian Audit and Accounts Service of the 1990 batch.  Prior to his posting as Principal Accountant General (Audit-II), UP, Lucknow, he was posted as Joint Secretary, in the Ministry of Defence, Government of India (May 2016 to July 2019).  He served as Joint Secretary, VII Central Pay Commission (April 2014 to December 2015).  He also served in the Ministry of Finance, Government of India as Deputy Secretary (Budget), between February 2000 and October 2004. Within the Department, he has worked as Principal Director (Report Central) in the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, New Delhi (April 2011 to March 2014); Accountant General (Accounts and Entitlements), Jharkhand, Ranchi (November 2009 to March 2011); Principal Director of Audit, at High Commission of India at London (October 2007 to October 2009); Director of Audit (Post & Telecommunications), New Delhi (October 1996 to January 2000).   He has also worked as Secretary to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, between December 2004 and September 2007.  He has also served a 3-year tenure in the North East in Shillong, Meghalaya, (October 1993 to August 1996).   Presently, he is the senior most officer of Indian Audit and Accounts Service serving in Uttar Pradesh.

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