Shri R B Sinha
Member, RERA Bihar
R B Sinha, a 1983 batch Indian Audit and Accounts Service officer, retired as Director General (Direct Taxes) from the office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India, New Delhi in December 2016. A former Principal Accountant General (Audit) of Bihar, Shri Sinha has had rich and varied experience of more than 35 years in financial management, Government / Parastatals accounts and audit, international organisations etc. He has headed large audit offices to audit major Central Ministries/ Departments, Organisations like Defence, Posts And Telecommunications, Electronics and IT, Indian Air-Force, Indian Navy and major PSUs under their administrative control. He has contributed significantly to the Audit Reports of the C&AG of India in recent years. In 2017, he was appointed members of the Expert advisory group/important committee of the Ministry of Rural development of the GOI dealing with accreditation of the NGOs and Internal audit of the Rural Development schemes.
In July 2007, UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon appointed him as the Chairman of the UN Panel of Experts on Liberia. Earlier he was the Member (Finance) of the UN Panel of Experts during the period January 2005- June 2007. In January, 2011 he was again appointed as the Coordinator and Member (Finance) of the UN Panel of Experts on Sudan by UN SG. He has also headed the Audit teams of the UN Board of Auditors for audit of major Departments at UN Headquarters New York, IAEA, Vienna, ISA, Kingston, Jamaica, ICGEB, Trieste/New Delhi.
He is a regular visiting faculty to national training institutes like National Academy of Audit and Accounts, Shimla, Postal Staff College, Ghaziabad, NIFM, Faridabad, International Centre for Information Systems and Audit, New Delhi. His articles have been regularly published in the national newspapers and prestigious journals like EPW etc.
He started his career as Probationary officer in the State Bank Group in November 1979. His detailed job profile can be accessed at https://www.linkedin.com/in/rajiva-sinha-3470131a/
A keen sports enthusiast, he is married and has two children.