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ICAS celebrated 43rd “Civil Accounts Day” on 1st March, 2019

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On 1st March 2019, The Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) has celebrated 43rd Civil Accounts Day at Mavalankar Auditorium, Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg, New Delhi.

ICAS celebrated 43rd “Civil Accounts Day” on 1st March, 2019Key Points

  • This year’s civil accounts day has showcased the progress of the flagship project of the Indian Civil Accounts Organization namely the Public Financial Management System (PFMS).
  • Shri Anthony Lianzuala, Controller General of Accounts (CGA), on this occasion has launched 2 functionalities of PFMS to strengthen, monitor and user interface. 
  • ICAS was constituted in 1976 and it has steadily increased in stature and played an important role in the management of public finances of the Union Government since its inception.
  • Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley has implemented PM -KISAN Yojana through PFMS and  released the Compendium on GST Refunds.
  • On this occasion, CGA has presented a report on overall GST Refunds made till date in this Financial Year 2018-19 which is about Rs. 84,000 crore and a short film on ARPIT (Accounting and Reconciliation Portal of Indirect Taxes) was also shown to Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley.