Transfer Policy for IDAS Officers, 2017: CGDA Order dated 08.09.2017

Transfer Policy for IDAS Officers, 2017: CGDA Order dated 08.09.2017

Office of the CG DA
Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt.-10
No. AN-I/1170/1/ Transfer Policy 
Date: 08.09.2017


All lDAS officers

Subject: Transfer Policy for IDAS officers, 2017.

Transfer Policy for IDAS officers, 2017”duly approved by the Competent Authority is circulated herewith for information of all concerned.

Enc: As above

(Sham Dev)

Transfer Policy for IDAS Officers, 2017

The Indian Defence Accounts Service has a cadre composed of directly recruited officers inducted through the UPSC Civil Services Examination as well as officers promoted from within the Department. Officers appointed to the Service have an all India liability including field service in or out of India. To achieve professionalism in the organizational goals, there is need to ensure career progression opportunities and individual growth and satisfaction to the officers.
The Defence Accounts Department is committed to provide a wide spectrum of Financial Management services to the Services and other related organizations like DRDO, BRO, Ordnance Factories, Coast Guard, etc. As per its mission statement, the department strives to achieve excellence and professionalism in accounting and financial services and in performing audit functions.


A transfer policy is imperative to meet the organizational goals and functional requirements of the cadre as well as to take into consideration professional and personal aspirations of the officers, thereby creating a motivated work force with an appropriate work-life balance. At the same time the policy does not preclude the placement of an officer due to administrative exigencies as well as the requirements of expertise for specific nature of jobs and to also give weightage to performance in the interest of achievement of specific targets or goals, including for extraordinary humanitarian considerations.

1. General principles:

These are in the nature of guiding principles to be followed within the broad framework of prevalent Government of India’s guidelines/ instructions and organisational requirements/administrative compulsions.
a. Transfers/Posting will be effected based on the recommendations of the duly constituted Defence Accounts Department Placement Board (DAPB) for IDAS