Before we dive in to understand who is the CAG of Karnataka is, let us know what CAG is and more about. CAG stands for Comptroller and Auditor General, which is a position available for each state and then for India as well.
This role presided over by the Principal Accountant General authority of Karnataka which is responsible for taking care of audits of accounts across various departments in the state.
The present Comptroller and Auditor General that is CAG of Karnataka is Shri R. Naresh who had taken this position in 2016. He role is to preside over the duties of the Accountant General of Karnataka to ensure proper audits across the departmental accounts in the state.
In his previous roles he has worked across lots of roles which include Principal director of audit, Principal general accountant of Audit.
- Who is the new CAG of Karnataka?
The new Comptroller and Auditor General of Karnataka is Shri R. Naresh reports to the CAG of India Shri Girish Chandra Murum who is the CAG of India.
- Who runs CAG?
The Comptroller and Auditor General divided across each state and the head of India as well. So, all the CAG of each state report to the CAG of India.