The Office of the Accountant General (Audit) I Maharashtra, Mumbai, came into existence on 01.03.1984, consequent on the restructuring of the cadres and the organisational set up of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department. The office was upgraded to that of the Principal Accountant General (Audit) I, Maharashtra, Mumbai with effect from 05.02.1990. Consequent on restructuring of audit arrangements in states on sectoral basis w.e.f 2 April 2012, O/o the Accountant General (LB A&A), Maharashtra, Mumbai has been merged with O/o the Pr. Accountant General (Audit) I, Maharashtra, Mumbai.
The main office is situated in the Pratishtha Bhavan (Old Central Government offices Complex). The Sales Tax Receipt Audit Branch, the Resident Audit Office/Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) and the Resident Audit Office/Pay and Accounts Office (PAO), Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai, function at the accommodation provided by the concerned offices of the State Government in their premises at Mazgaon (Sales Tax) and Bandra (MHADA and PAO). The Pune Zonal Office of General and Social Sector II wing is housed in the Central Building of the State Government at Pune.
The Principal Accountant General who holds office at present is:-
Ms. MEENAKSHI MISHRA
Principal Accountant General
Ms. Meenakshi Mishra, Pr. Accountant General has taken over charge as Pr. Accountant General (Audit)-I, Maharashtra with effect from 01.10.2015 AN.
Ms. Meenakshi Mishra has done B.A. (Honours) in Psychology from Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi and M.A. in International Politics, JNU followed by research in International Law and M.Phil in Public Administration. She is an MBA and a Certified Fraud Examiner.
She is a 1983 Batch Indian Audit and Accounts Service Officer and has held important assignments like Under Secretary and Deputy Secretary (Finance), Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai, Principal Director of Audit, Member Audit Board – II, New Delhi, Contracts Officer, UNICEF India, New Delhi and Accountant General (Audit) Delhi. She has wide international auditing experience as she has conducted audit of UNFICYP United Nations Peace Keeping Force, Cyprus and External Audit of World Health Organization, Cairo, Egypt and Saana, Yemen.
Her talk on Fiscal prudence and Financial Management in Higher Education at the International Conference in Shanghai received wide appreciation.
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