The Defence  Accounts Department (DAD) which has evolved over the last 250 years, is responsible for payment, accounting, financial advice and internal audit of expenditure of the  Army, Navy, Air force, Ordnance Factories, R & D and inter service organizations. The Department is in the service of the services since 1747 and it is committed to render efficient, correct and prompt accounting, payment and financial service leading to customer satisfaction.

Training forms a major component in the department's endeavour to meet it's various objectives. With this aim in view, the  National Institute of Management and Accounts, CDA (Trg) was established in the year 1978 at Meerut.  Thereafter,  a decision was taken for the formation of the  Regional Training Centres (RTCs) at Pune, Bangalore, Kolkata and Meerut. Later on, Lucknow was added.


The National Institute of Management and Accounts was shifted from Meerut to Pune in November 2004 and it started functioning from the premises of Regional Training Centre, Pune. The Institute was rechristened as the National Institute of Defence Financial Management in May 2005. In August 2007, NIDFM was renamed as the  National Academy of Defence Financial Management.

The Regional Training Centre, Pune started functioning from 3rdApril 1991. Initially, it was functioning in one of the rooms of CDA (O). In February 1996, the RTC moved to a new building.

In the year 1994, the departmental training responsibility of the IDAS Probationers was assigned to the RTC Pune. The training is now conducted under the aegis of NADFM Pune.

NADFM & RTC is at present headed by  Shri. Mihir Kumar, IDAS, Director & CDA (Trg)

The training is imparted by in house faculty as well as guest faculty from RAC Controllers, Senior IDAS Officers of the Department, Officers from other Govt. Departments and faculty from other training/educational institutions located in and around Pune.

Mission Statement

We strive to achieve excellence and professionalism in accounting and financial services and in performing audit functions.




Quality Policy

The Defence Accounts Department is committed to render efficient, correct and prompt accounting, payment and financial services leading to customer satisfaction. It is also committed to render efficient audit services to ensure public accountability.

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