This office was established as “Office of the
Comptroller of Saurashtra”, which was functioning at Rajasthani Hall in Rajkot.
On 15th April, 1953, the foundation stone of new building was laid. After
formation of Gujarat State, this office started functioning as branch office of
the Accountant General, Ahmedabad. Consequent upon restructuring of the IAAD
with effect from 1st March, 1984, this branch office was elevated to an
independent office named Accountant General (A&E). In June 1988, Office of
Accountant General (General & Social Sector Audit) was shifted at the Annexe
Building of this office.