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 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 item...
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
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...
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.
Social obligation costs should be excluded from Operating Ratio to reflect true picture of Railways' finances: Piyush Goyal
The Indian Railways recorded its worst operating ratio in 10 years in 2017-18 at 98.44 per cent, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in a report tabled in Parliament on Monday.
BJP skilled at selling, not creating; it will sell railways next: Priyanka Gandhi
"Indian Railways is the lifeline of the country. Now, the BJP government has also brought railways to its worst state. After a few days, just like other government entities, this government will start selling of railways as well. This government is skilled at selling, not creating," Priyanka Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.
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.
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.
PM Modi unveils statue of Mahatma Gandhi at CAG office in Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) office premises on No...
Assam govt to make public number of Hindu Bengalis excluded from final NRC: Himanta Biswa Sarma
"We will make public the figure of those (excluded) Hindu Bengali people applying (to get their names included in the NRC) in different districts during the ongoing session of the Assembly. We could not give that data earlier as the NRC had not been prepared. Now we have the data with district-wise break up," Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
PM Modi asks CAG to develop innovative methods to check frauds in govt departments
"CAG should look for innovative methods to deal with occupational fraud," PM Modi said adding that the auditor can play a role in improving governance and efficiency. He said the government wants to move to evidence-backed policy making by 2022 and the CAG can play a role by becoming a think tank and focusing on big data analysis.
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.
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