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Govind Bhattacharjee Former Director General, Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, New Delhi

Govind Bhattacharjee is a civil service officer currently working as Director General at the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India in New Delhi. During his more than three-decade-long service career, he has held many important positions in India and abroad. Bhattacharjee is a prolific writer on a wide variety of subjects ranging from physics to economics. He is a regular contributor to national newspapers and academic journals on current socio-economic and developmental issues. He has earlier published books on public finance and popular science, besides authoring a seminal work on the 11 special category states of India (Special Category States of India, 2016). His other areas of interest include public policy, developmental economics, international relations and federalism.