Joint Secretary and Financial Advisor, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, India
Gargi Kaul is a civil servant with the Government of India, working at present as the financial adviser to the Ministries of Food Processing Industries, Civil Aviation and Biotechnology. She holds a Phd in Political Science having specialised in the field of Governance. She joined the Indian Audit and Accounts Service in 1984, and in a career spanning over 30 years she has worked in various capacities nationally and internationally, including assignments with the United Nations.
She was very closely associated with the preparation of the National Civil Aviation Policy of the Government of India released recently. Before joining her current assignment she was the Principal Accountant General of Odisha, a province in India where she was actively involved and implemented several IT related initiatives in the field of Government Accounts. Her field of experience is financial management and auditing and has written several articles and reports related to her sphere of work.