With the separation of the audit and accounts functions in the Government of India since 1976, the Secretary of each Ministry/Department is designated as the Chief Accounting Authority who is assisted by a Principal Chief Controller of Accounts (Pr.CCA) or Chief Controller of Accounts (CCA) or Controller of Accounts (CA) in carrying out the payment, accounting and internal audit functions.

      Accordingly, Secretary (Revenue) is the designated Chief Accounting Authority of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) in the Ministry of Finance, and, the Pr. CCA is the head of the accounting organization (equivalent to Additional Secretary to the Government of India). Pr. CCA, CBEC ensures the smooth disbursal of payments, accounting and analysis of expenditures and revenues (indirect taxes), preparation of the Annual Financial Statements, such as, Appropriation Accounts and Statement of Central Transactions (SCT) for the Union Finance Accounts.

Ms. Archana Nigam is presently posted as the Principal Chief Controller of Accounts in the Central Board of Excise and Customs.



Monthly Accounts


Monthly Revenue Report


Appropriation Account


Accounts at a Glance


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