14 May 2016 Current Affairs: Senior audit service officer Hindupur Pradeep Rao was appointed as Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).
Rao, a 1981 batch officer of Indian Audit and Account Service, is presently working as Additional CAG.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Rao as Deputy CAG with effect from July 1, 2016, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training.
The Comptroller and Auditor General is country's top auditing body.
In another order, the ACC has appointed A K Mittal as Member (Engineering) in Railway Board.
Mittal, who belong to Indian Railway Service of Engineers, is presently General Manager of East Central Railway.
He has been appointed to the new post with effect from June 1, 2016.