Shri R. K. Arora, IDAS (1990 Batch) has taken over as Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Air Force), Dehradun on 1st November 2021. He has vast experience in the areas of financial policy, accounting, audit, budget, procurement and personnel matters.
He has held prestigious assignments in the Government as Member (Finance) in Ordnance Factory Board, Additional Secretary in UPSC, Finance Manager (Air) in Acquisition Wing of MoD and Director in Ministry of Finance, besides having worked as IFA in HQ Training Command (Air Force), HQ Coast Guard, HQ Central Command of Indian Army, and in various field offices of Defence Accounts Department under CGDA. He has represented Govt. of India in high level delegations to USA, France, Italy and New Zealand etc.
Being an expert of Public Procurement, he was in the distinguished panel of guest speakers in the ‘International Seminar on Defence Acquisition’ organised by IDSA in 2011 and also published a paper in the seminar. He is a guest faculty for sessions on public procurement in various eminent training institutions of Indian Army, IAF and CGDA.
He can be contacted at 0135-2744261 and firstname.lastname@example.org.