Experience: After the requisite departmental training, Shri Mittal, Officer was posted as Assistant Controller in office of Controller of Defence Accounts (Western Command), Chandigarh in Dec 1985. Thereafter, the Officer served in various positions in the Defence Accounts Department viz. PAO (OR) Corps of Signal, Jabalpur; EDP centre (Pension Disbursement), New Delhi; DCDA (Air Force), New Delhi and Financial advisor with Northern Command (Army), Udhampur (J&K); Naval Projects, Viz., Project — 75 and Project Varsha; Army Headquarters, New Delhi; Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Border Roads), New Delhi and Additional Controller General of Defence Accounts, New Delhi before taking up his present assignment of CGDA.
During his service, Shri Mittal has also served in various ministries on deputation viz. Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Surface Transport, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Organising Committee of the Commonwealth Games 2010 at Under Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary levels.
As Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture, he also held additional charges of Director General, National Museum; Director, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and Director, Rampur Raza Library. As Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor in Ministry of Defence, he also held additional charges of Additional Secretary, Department of Defence and Department of Defence Production. He has also represented Government of India in various Bilateral meetings, International conferences, seminars etc.