Six Coal India arms did not formulate policy as mandated by environment ministry: CAG
"Six out seven coal producing subsidiaries of CIL did not formulate a policy as mandated by MoEF&CC (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change) which stipulated that a well laid down environment policy duly approved by the Board of Directors of the subsidiaries needs to be in place," the report by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India said.
BJP skilled at selling, not creating; it will sell railways next: Priyanka Gandhi
"Indian Railways is the lifeline of the country. Now, the B...
Refills under Ujjwala scheme too low, says CAG report
Low consumption of refills by about nine million consumers who had taken loans hindered...
Only 4 strategic sales out of 24 PSUs, CAG slams govt
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Rajiv Mehrishi presented a report in Parliament which revealed that out of the 24 staterun public sector undertakings approved by the Cabinet for strategic stake sale, only one HPCL-ONGC deal was finalised in 2017-18. The auditor slammed the government for using exchange traded fund route for the sale.
Non-compliance of government directives by CPSEs led to shortfall of Rs 9,417 crore in dividend: CAG
As per the norms, all profit-making central public sector undertakings (CPSUs) are required to declare a minimum dividend on equity of 20 per cent or a minimum dividend payout of 20 per cent of after-tax profit, whichever is higher, subject to availability of disposable profi
Shoddy ammo from ordnance factories hitting military: CAG
TOI had reported on May 14 that the Army had sounded alarm over the unacceptably high number of accidents taking place in the field due to poor quality of ammunition being supplied for tanks, artillery, air defence and other guns by the OFB, which has 41 ordnance factories under it with an annual budget of over Rs 15,000 crore.
CAG drops audit of e-tender ‘scam’ in Madhya Pradesh
The CAG office in Bhopal recently conveyed to its headquarters in Delhi that it could not get relevant documents which allegedly showed the e-tendering process of various government projects was compromised to benefit select private players from state departments, a few officials of the audit body told.
Response to Railways' 'Give it Up' scheme 'not encouraging': CAG report
CAG report tabled in Parliament reported that senior citizen concession accounted for 52.5 per cent of the total allowed by the national transporter. Thus, the 'Give it Up' scheme, which started in 2017, encouraging senior citizens to give up their train fare concessions, is not encouraging enough.
Indian Railways operating ratio of 98.44% worst in 10 years: CAG
The Indian Railways' operating ratio in 2017-18 was at 98.44 per cent, the worst in the last 10 years, the Comptroller and Auditor General o...
CAG raps Arvind Kejriwal for spending Rs 1,000 crore in 30 days
The CAG has pulled up the government for dumping funds meant for several items into an account for the entire year and then spending suddenly while approaching the end of the financial year.
Coal India faces CAG heat over Rs 371 crore excess PF deposit
PSU accused of violating law by parking co’s share of leave encashment
After CAG expose, government asks oil companies to recover Rs 108 crore from staff
The ministry has informed the CAG that it has examined the matter in consultation with IOC and BPCL and directed both companies to recover the “unauthorised” payments made to their employees. The two companies have been asked to furnish action taken report on the matter.
Railways operating ratio of 98.44 per cent in 2017-18, worst in last 10 years: CAG
The railways recorded an operating ratio of 98.44% in 2017-18, worst in 10 years, CAG said in its report.
CAG flags irregularities in Mizoram tourism project
A CAG report said the state tourism department had awarded a contract to a Delhi-based consultancy firm before getting approval of the project from the Centre and extended "undue benefit" to the company.
Gauhati varsity offered 21 unapproved courses, gave false affidavits to UGC: CAG
The findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, tabled during the ongoing Winter Session of the Assam Assembly, also says that the oldest university of the northeast had submitted multiple false affidavits to the UGC, assuring the commission that it will not start any new distance course without approval.
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