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CAG red-flags State’s fiscal deficit, debt

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has pointed out lapses, both constitutional and procedural, in financial management by the State government. 

published on : 27th November 2021

Panchayati Raj bodies and mines to be audited under CAG: Girish Chandra Murmu

Comptroller and Auditor General Girish Chandra Murmu was speaking at the inauguration of the new office building of the Principal Accountant General at Keshari Nagar.

published on : 23rd November 2021

AIPEF seeks CAG audit of independent power producers

AIPEF Chairman Shailendra Dubey has expressed concern on hike of electricity cost due to blending of imported coal.

published on : 28th October 2021

APERC hearing on true-up charges on November 24

Similarly, APTRANSCO has claimed true-up charges for transmission business in the third control period of 2014-15 to 2018-19.

published on : 27th October 2021

Rise in Andhra’s tax, non-tax revenues till August

Officials are happy that there has been an improvement in the revenue receipts, but are worried over the increase in the revenue expenditure, saying the State is yet to come out of the red.

published on : 18th October 2021

State facing serious revenue problem: Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan

In a free-wheeling discussion with TNIE that touched on social justice, federalism and the State’s potential for growth, the 55-year-old former international banker said it’s time for a “rethink”.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Odisha's Khallikote Autonomous College staff to come under unitary university payroll

University VC PK Mohanty said the arrangement has been made till the unitary university appoints its own teaching and non-teaching staff.

published on : 2nd October 2021

TN Finance Minister PTR hits out at GST increase on coconut oil, terms it anti-South

The minister asked why coconut oil was singled out for this treatment compared to other edible oils with multiple uses, such as mustard or gingelly oil.

published on : 18th September 2021

Civic office caught stealing power in Andhra Pradesh

The municipal office was allegedly drawing power illegally from the DWMA office to meet its requirements after the supply was disconnected.  

published on : 15th September 2021

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

Centre provided us nothing, but share of tax revenue: PTR

When compared to the amount Tamil Nadu is giving the Union government as tax revenue, it is receiving back very less, said Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan on Tuesday.

published on : 1st September 2021

Govt saves Rs 15 crore by re-tendering services

A slew of cost optimisation measures taken up by the state power utilities over the last two years have saved Rs 2,342 crore, the power companies claimed. 

published on : 30th August 2021

Accident happened due to carelessness of central government contractors: Tamil Nadu Minister Velu

According to Tamil Nadu State Highways Minister EV Velu, the Rs. 545 crore Madurai-Natham four-lane highway is monitored by the central government's National Highways Authority of India.

published on : 29th August 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
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