CAG office understaffed, has 22,905 vacancies
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Last Updated: Friday, August 13, 2010, 16:20
New Delhi: The government on Friday said the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has vacancies for 22,900 personnel.

"The office of the CAG have informed that against a sanctioned strength of 67,063 (in the Group B, C and D cadres) 44,158 persons are in position as on March 1, 2010," Minister of State for Finance SS Palanimanickam said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

Of the total shortfall of 22,905, shortage in Group 'B' was 2,944, Group 'C' (17,297) and Group 'D' (2,664), he added.

In May, CAG Vinod Rai had said the office plans to hire 2,000-3,000 semi-skilled people every year to handle the increasing work-load.

With audits being taken up in a host of areas including private firms now, the process demands trained manpower, he had said.


First Published: Friday, August 13, 2010, 16:20

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