Smt. J MAHALEKSHMY MENON IA&AS
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT GENERAL (ACCOUNTS & ENTITLEMENT)
Ms. J Mahalekshmy Menon belongs to the 1985 batch of the Indian Audit and Accounts Service. Since her entry into the service, she has served in field Audit Offices in Kerala, Allahabad, New Delhi, Kolkata (Railway Audit), in the Regional Training Institute at Kolkata and as the Director (North East) at the Headquarters Office of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India at New Delhi. She has been on Central deputation as Director (Finance) in the Cabinet Secretariat. She has also audited UN bodies as External Auditor, twice, at the UNCHR(HQ) Geneva and once of the International Maritime Organisation, Manila.
She has two Masters degrees (with distinction) in Agricultural Sciences (Cytogenetics) from the Kerala Agricultural University, Vellayani and in Public Economic Management from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, where she was also the recipient of their Chamber of Commerce Award of the year. She has certificates in two foreign languages (three in French from Alliance Francaise de Kolkata and one in Dutch – preliminary from the Netherlands Unit of the International Criminal Tribunal of the former Yugoslavia situated at the Hague).