Comptroller and Auditor General

Odisha's Utkal University filed 1 patent in 5 years, says Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Of 49 research projects taken up with government grants of Rs 3 crore, only 8 were completed till Jan 2020.

published on : 11th September 2021

CAG raps Odisha over pending utilisation certificates for Rs 36,000 crore

The auditor's report said utilisation certificates amounting to Rs 1,388.74 crore were pending for more than 10 years in 17 departments as of March 2020.

published on : 10th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh finance department scurries to set things right

Public Accounts General was said to have expressed dissatisfaction over re-appropriation of budgetary allocations as there was nothing to prove there was "proper authorization" for the payments made.

published on : 23rd August 2021

CAG flags lapses in Hogenakkal water supply project

The project caters to three municipalities 17 town panchayats and 7,639 rural habitations where over 11.94 lakh people were found to have skeletal or dental fluorosis.

published on : 1st July 2021

CAG exposes chinks in procurement of drugs, medical consumables in Odisha

The CAG pointed out that the Government was unsuccessful in providing an unbroken supply of essential drugs to patients in public health institutions as per its own prescribed Essential Drugs List.

published on : 3rd April 2021

CAG calls for system revamp to ensure proper response to audit observations in J&K

'The pendency of a large number of paragraphs indicates a lack of adequate response of the government departments to the audit,' the CAG observed.

published on : 27th March 2021

Telangana groaning under rising debt burden: CAG report

A major dilemma before the ‘welfare’ State of Telangana is whether to augment resources or curtail expenditure to meet the increasing debt repayment burden over the next seven years. 

published on : 27th March 2021

Telangana industrial infra body flayed for selling prime government land below market prices

A CAG report said that the TSIICL deviated from its Allotment Regulations, which resulted in a revenue loss of Rs 4.47 crore to the government.

published on : 27th March 2021

CAG reports several flaws in BBMP management

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Thursday highlighted several discrepancies in the management of the BBMP in its report submitted to the state legislature.

published on : 23rd February 2018

2G scam verdict: Opposition trains guns on former CAG Vinod Rai, demands he quit all posts

The Samajwadi Party demanded that the government explore the options to summon former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai before Parliament.

published on : 21st December 2017

2g case verdict: Congress calls for prosecution of former CAG Vinod Rai

CoA head Vinod Rai had said that there was a loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore to the exchequer in the allocation of the 2G spectrum during the erstwhile UPA regime. 

published on : 21st December 2017

Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to be next Comptroller and Auditor General

Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi will take over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) tomorrow succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma.

published on : 24th September 2017