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Role of an IDAS Officer - UPSC


Role of an IDAS Officer - UPSC

IDAS is the acronym for Indian Defense Accounts Services. This department has been providing valuable services for more than a couple of centuries. The one who wants to be an IDAS officer has to pass the UPSC civil examination in theory and interview. In addition to the qualifications, special training is also given to the selected candidates. IDAS looks after the accounts and provides audit services too.


Responsibilities of an IDAS officer:

The main responsibilities of an IDAS officer include:

  • Furnishing financial counselling to all three defence departments (Army, Air Force, and Navy) as well as the allied organizations.

  • Dispatching the payments to all the related institutions

  • Make sure that all the accounting functions run smoothly.

  • Keeping records and running all the accounting tasks that fall under the DRDO, ordnance factories, border defining departments, and CSD.



The salary and benefits of an IDAS officer:

The approximate salary of an IDAS officer is Rs. 80,000, which has an increment possibility of 3% annually. This 8K is a round figure and is varied with different designations.


Perks of being an IDAS Officer: