Vinod Rai is a former Indian IAS officer who served as the 11th Comptroller and Auditor General of India. He assumed office on 7 January 2008 till 22 May 2013. He is the current chairman of UN Panel of External Auditors and Honorary Advisor to the Railways and a member of the Railway Kaya Kalp Council. He holds a master's degree in Economics from the University of Delhi, and Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University. He is widely considered as 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.
There is an urgent need to empower the CBI with a distinct mandate of keeping an "arms-length" relationship with the government, said former CAG Vinod Rai. He is also of the view that the CBI seems to.. IndiaTimes - Published