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Started as an Area Accounts office in 1984, which was subsequently upgraded to CDA (SWC) office consequent to formation of South Western Command i.e. w.e.f. 01/08/2005 at Jaipur. The office was further upgraded to PCDA (SWC) Jaipur in Novmber -2006. The geographical jurisdiction of PCDA (SWC) corresponds with the jurisdiction of HQ South Western Command which covers a major part of Rajasthan and some parts of Haryana and Punjab. Under the jurisdiction of PCDA (SWC) there are the following sub-offices which are situated in Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana.
1. 9 LAOs
2. 1 AO Posted in NCC directorate , Jaipur
3. 4 ALAOs
4. 19 AO GEs
5. 1 AAO BSO
The organisation of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (South Western Command), Jaipur (PCDA SWC) , is an important office of the Defence Accounts Department under the Ministry of Defence, Government of India. This office is headed by a Principal Controller of Defence Accounts and is mainly engaged in the following important functions:
All works connected with the payment, accounting and classification of bills relating to pay and allowances of Defence Civilian (officers and staff), miscellaneous allowances, contingencies, payments of bills for stores, supplies and works, local audit of the stores and MES accounts and the inspection of cash accounts of units and formations in the areas under its jurisdiction.
Financial Advice to the units and formations.
The accounting and internal audit of all Army formations including MES. PCDA also furnishes such statistics relating to accounts as the Army authorities may require for carrying out a systematic review of expenditure under locally controlled heads, as per canons of financial propriety.