Shri Vijayendra Nath Kaul
Shri Vijayendra Nath Kaul served as Comptroller and Auditor General of India from 2002 to 2008. He has worked in various capacities under both - the State Government of Madhya Pradesh (MP), as well as under the Government of India. His assignments under the State Government included stints as Secretary in the Departments of Commerce & Industry and Finance and as Principal Secretary in the Home Department. He was also Chairman of the MP State Industries Development Corporation, MP State Export Corporation, MP State Finance Corporation and the MP State Electronics Development Corporation.
He served several senior positions under the Government of India. These included two terms as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce. He has served on the Board of Governors of APEF and on the Board of Central Public Sector Companies. His main area of expertise is International Trade and Finance. As Secretary to Government of India, he has served in the Ministries of Coal, Chemicals and Fertilizers and Petroleum and Natural Gas. As an International Civil Servant, he was seconded to the United Nations in 1991 and served for seven years as Advisor, Trade Policy for Asia-Pacific Region, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok with jurisdiction over the Asia-Pacific region. He served as Comptroller and Auditor General of India between 2002 and 2008. He has been an Independent Director at Reliance Capital Limited since April 30, 2010 and serves as its Lead Independent Director. He has a Masters Degree in History from St. Stephens’ College, University of Delhi and entered the Indian Administrative Service in 1965. Shri Kaul is also a fellow of the Economic Development Institute, World Bank and of the ODC University of Manchester, UK.