Bio Date of Shri Laisram Angam Chand Singh, IA&AS (Retd)

    Laisram Angam Chand Singh, former Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General, joined the Indian Audit & Accounts Service in the year 1987. He completed his graduation (Hons) and post-graduation in History from St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He has a Law degree from the Faculty of Law, Campus Law Centre, Delhi University. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Public Policy from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Maxwell School, Syracuse University, New York.

    He has 34 years of experience in Government Administration, Audit and Accounts having previously served as Principal Accountant General (Audit), Delhi; Principal Accountant General (Audit) Karnataka; Principal Accountant General (Audit), Sikkim; Accountant General (A&E) Karnataka; Accountant General (A&E) Madhya Pradesh; and Director General of Audit (Central Receipts) New Delhi. He has headed the A&E office of Jammu & Kashmir (in Srinagar) and served in Hyderabad and Shillong in various capacities. As Additional Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General in the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, he had jurisdiction over all 132 offices of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, ensuring efficiency/effectiveness/compliance in both administrative and technical matters through inspection and reviews of these offices.

    Laisram Angam Chand Singh was also posted as Deputy/Joint Director (Audit) in the Embassy of India, Washington DC, which had audit coverage of all Indian Embassies/Consulates in North and South America. Thereafter, he also served as Civil Affairs Officer in the United Nations Organisation (UN). He has led several international audits on behalf of the UN Board of Auditors, New York, always as Team Leader, of UNICEF (Middle East and North Africa region),United Nations University (Helsinki), United Nations-Department of Peace Keeping Operations (Kosovo), and Food and Agricultural Organisation (Rome).

    He successfully completed The Advanced Management Development Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. As guestfaculty, he has delivered several lectures atthe National Institute of Audit and Accounts, Shimla; International Centre for Information Systems and Audit, Noida; National Police Academy, Hyderabad; and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He was also Member, Finance Committee,Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

    His audit jurisdiction as Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General covered 35 Ministries, 3 Departments and the Constitutional Bodies of the Government of India. These included the Ministries of (i) Home Affairs, (ii) External Affairs, (iii) Human Resource Development, (iv) Parliamentary Affairs, (v) Niti Aayog, (vi) Law and Justice, (vii) Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, (viii) Youth Affairs and Sports, (ix) Culture, (x)Information and Broadcasting, (xi) Development of North East Region, (xii) Tribal affairs, (xiii) Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, (xiv) Health and Family Welfare, (xv) Women and Child Development, (xvi) Social Justice and Empowerment, (xvii) Minority affairs, (xviii) Panchayati Raj, (xix) Rural Development, (xx) Labour and Employment, (xxi) Science and Technology, (xxii) Environment, Forest and Climate Change, (xxiii) New and Renewable Energy, (xxvi) Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, (xxv) Animal Husbandry and Dairying, (xxvi) Fertiliser, (xxvii) Fisheries, (xxviii) Food Processing Industries, (xxix) Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and (xxx) Jal Shakti - Water Resources, Drinking water and sanitation. Also covered are the (xxxi) Department of Space and (xxxii) the Department of Atomic Energy, and (xxxiii) the Constitutional bodies of the President Secretariat, the Vice President Secretariat, Lok Sabha Secretariat, Rajya Sabha Secretariat, Supreme Court, Election Commission of India and the Union Public Service Commission. In addition, audit of over 300 Autonomous Bodies including all the AIIMSs, IITs, IIMs, UGC etc. were also within his responsibilities.

    His hobbies include reading and photography and he has always taken a keen interest in sports. He captained the St Stephen's college Hockey team and was also a member of the college Chess team. He also represented Delhi University in hockey.

    Immediately after his superannuation he was appointed as Chairman, Manipur Public Service Commission and he took over charge on 23rd November 2021.