National Highways were being developed under different mode of execution including Built Operate & Transfer (BOT) (Toll), Built Operate & Transfer (BOT) (Annuity) and Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) Mode.
Quality deficiencies in the materials and components items as well as lapses in quality control checks in the end product factories led to rejection of 11 end products valuing Rs 175 crore at the quality assurance stage.
Bhubaneswar: A team of Odisha BJP legislators on Tuesday visited the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and demanded an independent audit of money being used in the State government’s Biju Yuva Vahini and Ama Gaon Ama Vikash programmes. The team reportedly submitted a memorandum to the CAG alleging that government’s money is being used for […]
Bhubaneswar: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its report has pulled up the Odisha government for failing to conduct review meetings at government medical colleges and hospitals to identify the cause of neonatal deaths in Odisha in the last three years. As per the report tabled in the Odisha Assembly on Saturday, though the […]
Bhubaneswar: At a time when people are being motivated to go for online registration of their land records following the ‘Digital India’ campaign, it is surprising to see government show undue favours to a private company leading to losses of revenue worth crores of rupees and irregularities. The state government selected Infrastructure Leasing & Financial […]
Bargarh: A day after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report picked up loopholes in paddy procurement by Odisha government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded a CBI probe into the matter in Bargarh on Tuesday. Blaming the State government for its ‘anti-farmer’ policy, the saffron party said the government must pay the farmers their […]
The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its report on the performance of the Odisha government in the financial sector for the year 2015 which was tabled in the State Assembly on Monday, has found gross violation of rules in the disbursal of agriculture loans and assistance to drought-hit farmers of the state
New Delhi: The much-awaited judgment in the alleged multi-thousand crore rupees 2G spectrum scandal will be delivered by a special court here on December 21. Special Judge OP Saini, who has been hearing two separate cases related to 2G spectrum allocation, said, “I have perused the files (related to the case) and will pronounce judgment […]
Bhubaneswar: A helicopter hired for carrying out anti-Maoist operations in Odisha was misused by Ministers and various officials, said government auditor the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. The CAG report said the helicopter was used by various officials and ministers for surveillance and monitoring which was not allowed under Security Related Expenditure (SRE) scheme […]
New Delhi: Highlighting the lapses in parcel services, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has urged the Railways to improve the quality of services being provided so as to minimise complaints from customers. The CAG in its report, which was tabled in Parliament on Friday, said the Indian Railways should recognise the need […]
New Delhi: Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi will take over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) tomorrow succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma, officials said today. Mehrishi, 62, would be administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan tomorrow, they said. His appointment has been cleared by the government, the […]
Pulling up the Odisha government for delay in incorporating disaster management into the development planning process, CAG has said there was "improper" financial management as Rs 29.46 crore was sanctioned for disaster preparedness in violation of norms
Former CAG Vinod Rai has come out with a stinging criticism of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying integrity is not just financial but intellectual and professional too and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply pressure on him to keep the PM's name out of audit reports
New Delhi: There were various irregularities on the part of Delhi government in implementing social social welfare schemes, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pointed out in its latest report. Poor performance of mid-day meal scheme and failure to obtain fund utilisation certificates from various institutions were the chief issues raised by the government auditor […]
Taking a dig at government's contention of blaming vigilance and investigating agencies for policy paralysis, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj today said though their vigour does not suit the ruling class many a time, institutions like CAG and CVC should be strengthened in a healthy democracy