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Jamtsho, Deputy Auditor General was promoted as Joint Auditor General with effect from January 2015. As a Deputy Auditor General, he was looking after the affairs of the Department of Follow-Up, Regions, Human Resource and International Relations. He joined the RAA in June 1993, after being selected in the Civil Service Examination. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the Sherubtse College in Kanglung, Trashigang and a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) from Emile Woolf College, London.
In celebration of the 60th birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Royal Audit Authority today launched the Policy on Outsourcing of Audit Services. The Policy was launched by Dasho Lam Dorji, Secretary of Ministry of Finance. The event was attended by the Hon’ble Secretary, Gross National Happiness Commission, Hon’ble Chairperson, Public Accounts Committee, Country Coordinator and Project Officer from the Austrian Coordination Office, Thimphu, representatives from Civil Society Organizations Authority, Commission of Religious Organizations, Company Registry Division, MoEA, media and RAA officials. With the brief introductory notes on the Policy presented by the Dy. Auditor General, an Executive Order and Press Release was signed by Hon’ble Auditor General and issued for operationalization of the Policy.
Seven new officers joined the RAA on 7th January, 2015. They were recruited through the Civil Service Common Examination in December, 2013. Prior to joining the RAA, they pursued Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management at the Royal Institute of Management, Thimphu in 2014, a year long mandatory course.
The first ever Progress Review Meeting between the officials of RAA and contractors on the construction of RAA’s Professional Development Centre, Damphu was held in the Office of the Assistant Auditor General (OAAG), Tsirang on 31st December 2014. The meeting was graced by Dasho Ugen Chewang, the Hon’ble Auditor General of Bhutan.
Two senior officers of the Royal Audit Authority were awarded with the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions’ (ISSAI) Facilitator Certificate in Compliance Audit by the Hon’ble Auditor General on December 30, 2014. The Certificates were awarded for successful completion of the ISSAI Certification Programme initiated by the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI).