Probationers of India Defence Accounts Service call on President.
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
A group of 23 probationers of India Defence Accounts Service 2012 batch and 2010 (RL) called on the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee today (October 14, 2013) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
speaking on the occasion, the president stated that the officers of India Defence Accounts Service discharge a very important responsibility. Ensuring that wasteful expenditure does no take place is a great task. He said that he had no doubt that the training which the probationers were undergoing would not only make them responsible but also responsive. He urged them to remain true to their own conscience and apply their own judgment after an honest appraisal. He told the probationers that their responsibilities are tremendous and the complexity of their task is increasing in view of the increasing defence expenditure.
These probationers are presently undergoing training at Headquarters Office of the Defence Account Department i.e. Controller General of Defence Accounts, Delhi Cantt.