Shri R. Ambalavanan, IAAS
Director General of Commercial Audit


Qualification:  B.Sc (Agriculture), TNAU (1987)
                         M.Sc (Environmental Studies), Cochin University (1991)
                         M.Tech (Remote Sensing), Anna University (1992)


    Joined in Indian Audit & Accounts Service in 1994
    Served in various cadres as given below from 1996
1. O/o the Pr.AG(Audit), Tamil Nadu                                                                     -22.01.1996        
2. Dy.Director in the O/o PDCA/MAB II, Mumbai                                                  -09.05.2001
3. Director (Personal) in O/o CAG of India, New Delhi                                          -05.05.2004
4.  First secretary, Director of Audit, High Commission of India, London              -15.06.2006
5. Sr.Dy.Accountant General(C),O/o Pr.AG (Audit) Kerala, Tiruvananthapuram   -17.07.2008
6. Executive Director, Tea Board of India (South Zone), Coonoor,
    Ministry of Comerce & Industry, Government of India                                       -14.06.2010
7. Accountant General (G&SSA) , Odisha                                                            -13.07.2015
8. Pr.Director of Commercial Audit, Chennai                                                        -14.03.2018
9. Promoted as Director General                                                                          -01.01.2019
Shri R. Ambalavanan has vast experience in implementing projects and executing of Audit Programmes in IA&AD. He introduced and implemented software application for manpower management (Admin Wizard) in the O/o The CAG of India, New Delhi in 2004-05 and adopted data analytics and Geographical Information System (GIS) in conducting Performance Audit of various Government programmes/schemes. In all the charges he held, team building and staff welfare measures were adopted to improve the working conditions of the office. He is a keen sportsman and actively participated in various welfare activities of the IA&AD and other entities. 


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