New Delhi, India
Vinod Rai is a former Comptroller and Auditor General of India (2008-2013). The CAG of India is a constitutional authority and the Supreme Audit Institution in India. An officer of the Indian Administrative Service, prior to his appointment as the CAG of India, Mr Rai was Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance. He is widely considered as a symbol of the anti-corruption movement and is credited with having turned the office of CAG into a powerful force for accountability and transparency in contemporary India.