Branch Office

 


Brief Description of A&N Islands and the Branch Office at South Point, Port Blair 

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands comprise of 572 islands/ islets, extending over an area of 8249 sq.Kms. Only 38 of these islands are inhabited and have a population of 3.56 lakhs approx. (2001 census). These islands are at a distance of 1200 kms from mainland India. The islands have a porous and vast coastline of 1962 kms with north-south spread of over 900 kms. Coco Island in Myanmar is 40-50 kms away from North Andaman and Sumatra of Indonesia is 150 kms from Campbell Bay.

The Branch Office is situated at South Point, Port Blair, the capital town of A&N Islands. The office was set up as RAO of AG (Central) on 13th May 1971 and was headed by Shri N. Sundarajan, IA&AS as its first D.A.G. and it was looking after the Accounts and Audit work. In 1980, the Accounts work was completely entrusted to the Chief Pay and Accounts Officer, A&N Administration. From 01.04.2002, the office has been upgraded from Regional Audit Office to Branch Office headed by a Director of Audit.



                                            

OFFICE BUILDING FROM DIFFERENT ANGLES


 

Name of the Head of Office

Sl. No.

Name of the Head of Office

From

To

1

Shri N Sunder Rajan

13.05.71

28.02.73

2

Shri KBS Chopra

01.03.73

03.09.74

3

Shri KH Bhattacharya

26.09.74

29.12.74

4

Shri TG Srinivasan

11.02.75

28.01.77

5

Shri AA Warrier

29.01.77

07.06.79

6

Shri N Balsundaram

03.07.79

22.07.81

7

Shri DC Sen

02.02.90

02.09.92

8

Shri Ranjit Dutta

03.09.92

31.08.93

9

Smt. Anjali Anand Shrivastava

01.09.93

11.10.94

10

Shri AC Sarkar

12.10.94

02.05.95

11

Shri N Nagarajan

03.05.95

20.07.97

12

Shri S Alok

21.07.97

23.12.99

13

Smt. Aditi Roy Choudhury

24.12.99

10.05.2000

14

Shri PS Das

11.05.2000

31.03.2002

Branch:- UT of A&N Islands

15

Shri PS Das

01.04.2002

09.04.2003

16

Shri NK Sah

10.04.2003

25.05.2003

17

Shri Rakesh Gupta

26.05.03

09.04.06

18

Shri S Suresh Kumar

10.04.06

Till date

Telephone Nos.

Sl. No.

Name & Designation

Telephone Nos

FAX No.

Office

Residence

1

Shri S Suresh Kumar, Director of Audit (ANI)

227195

232381

227437

2

 Sr. Audit Officer (Admn.)

228542

 

 

3

 Audit Officer (Report)

 

231000

 

4

OAD Section

228574

 

 

STD Code No. of Port Blair        03192

 

Outside Audit Department : Extent of Audit

The audit of accounts of Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Administration, Appropriation Accounts, Finance Accounts, Pro forma Accounts, Autonomous Bodies, Externally Aided Projects, Panchayati Raj Institutions, Central Government Departments and pension payment of Public Sector Banks is conducted by this office as per details given below:-

DDOs of A&N Administration

140

Autonomous Bodies

15

Pro forma Accounts

10

Externally Aided Projects

5

Central Government Departments

14

Banks (Pension Audit)

8

Panchayat Samities

7

Zilla Parishad

1

Appropriation Accounts

1

Finance Accounts

1

Forest

14

TOTAL

216

 

Setup of P.A.O.

The O/o the Principal Director of Audit (Central), Kolkata, Br:- UT of A&N Islands consists also a separate P.A.O. and all the bills of the small establishment of the office are passed by the same. The P.A.O. also maintains the G.P.F. Accounts of the Group A, Group B and Group C employees of the office. Besides, the Finance Accounts and the Appropriation Accounts are also prepared by the same.