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CAG detects illegal withdrawals by Hill Council

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has found 15 cases of fraudulent withdrawal of above Rs 54 crore in the North Cachar Autonomous Hill district council of Assam during the 2007 and 2009 fiscal year.



Guwahati: The Comptroller and Auditor
General (CAG) has found 15 cases of fraudulent withdrawal of
above Rs 54 crore in the North Cachar Autonomous Hill district
council of Assam during the 2007 and 2009 fiscal year.

The CAG in its report which was tabled in the state
Assembly said the council drew the amount on various occasions
without providing any details of its utilisation.

The cash book and details of utilisation was not
available on record, the report said.

The health and family welfare department of the
council also failed to provide utilisation certificates of
huge amounts spent under various health care schemes
undertaken by the government during the period.

Among the other departments in which fraudulent
withdrawals were detected is the Public Health Engineering
under the council.

PTI

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