The Indian Defence Accounts Service IDASis a service established to audit defence accounts. These officers are group "A" Defence civilian officers under the Ministry of Defence. IDAS is one of the Group A Central Civil Service of India. The cadre controlling authority is the Ministry of Defense. The selected candidates' training grounds are at, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Meerut, and Pune.
The Defence Accounts department serves the three Defence Services, DRDO, Border Road Organisation, Ordinance factories and other inter-services organizations. The Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) is the Head of the Indian Defence Accounts Service and functions as internal Financial Adviser and Chief Accounts Officer to the three Services ChiefsOfficial Website: http://cgda.nic.in/