Shivani Singhal

Shivani Singhal

6 Years 2 Months Overall Experience
An IIT graduate having 6+ years of varied experience in driving performance improvement and digital transformation projects and conducting audits across multiple industries such as Education, Financial Services, Health, and Marine. Led multiple projects through effective collaboration with cross-functional teams, managing teams of 5-6 members, and dealing with top government officials

Functional Areas

           

Education

IIT BHU, Varanasi
B.Tech

Accomplishment

Worked as ‘Event Manager’ in the Core teams of Cultural Festival ‘Kashiyatra’13’ of IIT-BHU
Contributed as ‘Hostel Co-ordinator’ in the core team of Sports festival, Spardha’13 of IIT-BHU.
Volunteered in NGO ‘CRY’ for the upliftment of underpriviledged children
Department Rank- 3rd in IIT-BHU

Certification

Certified Scrum Product Owner(CSPO)
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Certification course on Responsible AI and data analytics
Certificate course on Performance Audit and Risk-Based Audit
Digital transformation by University of Virginia & BCG

Experience

O/o the CAG of India, Mumbai

3 years 10 month

Assistant Audit Officer(AAO)

May’18 - March'22

Audit- Planning and Execution:

  • Led a team of 5-6 members to conduct Performance, Finance and Compliance audits of 20+ public departments across Education, FS, Health, Marine
  • Examined Financial Statements of various departments including analysis of classes of transaction and historical trends to evaluate the fairness of reporting
  • Spearheaded annual strategic planning and resource management to plan audits of 500+ public departments
  • Identified irregularity of INR 50 crore in the distribution of subsidy grant in a textile department which was reported in the Parliament
  • Reported irregular disbursement of examination fees in a premier educational institute which led to the recovery of INR 7.69 crores

Performance  Improvement  Projects:

      Project 1: Opportunity Assessment of ‘Central Government Health Scheme’

  • Conducted detailed study to evaluate claims process effectiveness of CGHS scheme worth INR 350 Cr across 10 centers in Maharashtra
  • Identified gaps using data analytics leading to the recovery of INR 30 Cr and recommended 10+ solutions to improve KPIs presented to President’s office

      Project 2: Digitization and Compliance of Direct Benefit Transfer process

  • Assessed DBT process across 50+ schemes in 20+ Ministries to analyze gaps 
  • Proposed solutions to enhance adoption and accuracy of DBT through data integration, centralized redressal system, SOPs, and change management

Digital and Process Transformation Initiatives:

  • Digitalized end-to-end audit process through the implementation of workflow tool OIOS enhancing process efficiency by 30%. Led tool design and implementation and facilitated trainings in collaboration with vendor
  • Formulated audit planning strategy by introducing a risk assessment model to prioritize audits of high-risk departments through data analytics which was presented at the National Conference and adopted across multiple states
  • Conceptualized and designed interactive dashboards using Tableau through the collation of finance and appropriation account information across departments providing valuable insights on the state budget and its utilization
  • Initiated multiple continuous improvement projects such as enhanced quality assurance through maker-checker, remote auditing

Stakeholder and Team Management:

  • Fastened closure of 500+ outstanding findings by proactively dealing with top bureaucrats (IAS, IPS, etc.) across different public departments
  • Engaged with five Ministries to formulate and conduct training programs for 300+ personnel on process re-engineering under National Training Policy.
  • Ensured effective change management and liaised effectively with department heads and CAG headquarter for report vetting, analysis, and approvals
  • Mentored 8 team members, conducted their periodic performance reviews, and provided trainings for the development
Ready 2 Read School, Hindaun City

2 years 3 Month

Managing Partner

Jan’16 – April’18

  • Led multiple strategic and marketing initiatives leading to expansion of the primary school from 100 to 200 enrolments within a year.
  • Enhanced quality of teaching standards through the best-in-class recruitment process, effective teaching curriculum, and adoption of digitized teaching, resulting in 70% improvement in students’ feedback.
  • Planned and monitored the annual budget and supervised administrative activities which helped the school in saving 20% on cost