Of 49 research projects taken up with government grants of Rs 3 crore, only 8 were completed till Jan 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'The pendency of a large number of paragraphs indicates a lack of adequate response of the government departments to the audit,' the CAG observed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi will take over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) tomorrow succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma.