Public Accounts Committee

PAC flays Karnataka govt over excess payment for RAT kits, reply on ventilators

Besides this, the government purchased 1195 Haematology Cell Count kits, paying an excess of about Rs 25 crore, and in another instance, purchased 165 units and paid about Rs 6.18 crore in excess.

published on : 19th August 2021

BJP to move HC on appointment of Mukul Roy as PAC chairman

Roy, who had been asked by the speaker to reply to BJP's charges against him, Tuesday sent a letter to the speaker's office requesting he be granted a month's time to do so citing poor health.

published on : 17th August 2021

Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee files affidavit in HC on PIL for Mukul Roy's removal as PAC chief

The Bengal government has opposed the prayer claiming that it is the domain and discretion of the Speaker of the Assembly.

published on : 13th August 2021

Bengal Assembly Speaker can file affidavit in PIL seeking Mukul Roy's removal as PAC head: Calcutta HC

The bench said that the speaker and other respondents, in the meantime, may file an affidavit if they wish to do so.

published on : 10th August 2021

PIL filed in Calcutta HC seeking Mukul Roy's removal from post of Public Accounts Committee chairman

Advocate General Kishore Dutta opposed the prayer submitting that the speaker has the sole authority in the Assembly and it is for him to decide who was eligible for the post.

published on : 30th July 2021

We have all details for Rs 41K cr: Finance Minister

Buggana said the government is bound to give reply as the PAC is representative of the Legislature and a check on the government and the executive.

published on : 14th July 2021

Suvendu Adhikari, other BJP MLAs meet Bengal Governor over Mukul Roy's appointment as PAC chief

Earlier in the day, eight BJP MLAs resigned as heads of Assembly panels in protest against Roy's appointment.

published on : 13th July 2021

Mukul Roy appointed as chief of Public Accounts Committee in Bengal Assembly, BJP stages walkout

BJP MLAs, led by Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, staged a walkout in the Assembly, protesting against this decision.

published on : 9th July 2021

TDP accuses government of spending Rs 40,000 crore against rules, complains to Governor

TDP leader Payyavula Keshav said the government should answer as to why there were no vouchers, no receipts and no bills of any sort for Rs 41,043.08 crore government spendings.

published on : 9th July 2021

Mukul Roy gets elected as Bengal Public Accounts Committee member

Roy was among the 20 MLAs who had filed nominations for the memberships of the PAC on Wednesday.

published on : 26th June 2021

BJP seeks cancellation of Mukul Roy's nomination for PAC; Mamata hits back at saffron party

Roy was among the 20 MLAs who filed nominations for memberships of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the West Bengal assembly on Wednesday.

published on : 24th June 2021

Adhir Chowdhury urges Lok Sabha speaker to allow PAC meet on India's vaccination policy

The Congress leader, who is also the chairman of the PAC, said the meeting could be by any mode, either physical or virtual, depending upon the COVID-19 situation.

published on : 14th May 2021

Limited ACMI systems purchased so transfer of technology not sought: Defence ministry to PAC

The ACMI system provides an electronic replay of the entire combat sorties that helps in improving combat and operational skills of fighter pilots.

published on : 16th March 2021