The audit report says Odisha govt did not initiate any strategy to minimise, reuse or recycle waste till March 2021
The report also noted that an efficient emergency response system in providing proper medical care would improve chances of survival.
The CAG covered activities of State Coastal Zone Management Authorities of nine States including Odisha from 2015 to 2020.
The CAG, in the report, also said the amount needs to be recovered from Tata Communications Ltd (TCL).
Saxena, last week flagged the issue of CAG reports of Delhi government’s finances not being tabled in the Delhi Assembly from 2017 to 2021 until after his intervention on July 5.
The CAG report on Waste Management in Indian Railways was presented in Parliament on Monday.
The units covered during the audit included, Ministry of Culture, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), National Monument Authority, National Culture Fund.
That the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government, known for its care a damn attitude towards legislative responsibilities, did not table the report is not surprising.
The government did not table its Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) reports in the state assembly for four years in a row until this July, “violating”
Executive engineers of the Mega Lift Project Division had already made a payment of Rs 1,431.88 crore to the contractors by January 2020.
Audit notices continuous non-compliance of norms stipulated by regulatory authorities
It suggested that the DoT should establish a permanent set-up comprising all stakeholders for a periodical review of spectrum planning, availability, allotments, assignments and pricing.
The delays in placing orders and materialisation of supplies in case of critical items was an 'inherent' problem affecting the operational preparedness of the Army, it said.
Funds worth crores of rupees from the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority and other heads had been released for the two forest divisions.
The 18 PSUs reported a loss of Rs 18,458 crore in 2019-20. Similarly, the rate of real return in government investment in 70 PSUs was negative.
The 15th Finance Commission recommended that in the interest of transparency, States should make full disclosure of off-budget borrowings.
The CAG also said the district hospitals (DHs) procured medicines from local vendors without quality testing in the absence of centralised purchase of drugs by JMHIDPCL.
As many as 36 PSUs accounts were due for more than three years and 16 PSUs have not submitted even their first accounts since their incorporation.
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.
The Samajwadi Party demanded that the government explore the options to summon former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai before Parliament.