Port Blair, Dec 07: The Staff Council, Pay & Accounts Organization in association with the Chief Pay & Accounts Office today celebrated the 1st A&N Civil Accounts Day at the TGCE auditorium.
The Program was inaugurated by lighting the traditional lamp by the Chief Guest Mr. Dipak Virmani, Secretary (Finance), A&N Administration and Director of Accounts & Budget Mr. Rajesh Puri in the presence of officers and staff of accounts cadre.
On this occasion, as per the theme of the event “Remembering the Pioneers- Honoring the Veterans”, the veteran staff members and officers were honored for their valuable service to the organization. Mementoes were presented to the veterans present for the function as well as to the family members of the ex-staff and officers of the cadre.
Ms. K. Chintamani, AO General Secretary, Staff Council welcomed the Chief Guest, other dignitaries, veteran staff and other staff members of the cadre. The President, Staff Council Mr. M. Mohammed Ashraf Sr.AO presented in brief the relevance of the day as well as the contributions made by the accounts cadre in the pay and accounting works of the A&N Administration. He on behalf of the accounts cadre assured to dedicatedly work for setting up new standards and a robust and state of the art public financial management system.
The Chief Guest Mr. Dipak Virmani lauded the work of the accounts staff and congratulated all on the historic moment of celebration of the First A&N Civil Accounts Day.
A colorful cultural program was also presented by the TGCE Students which was widely lauded by all present. The program concluded with the vote of thanks presented by Mr. Ravi Murthy, AAO Executive Member of the Staff Council.