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CAG slams SAI for 'unfruitful expenditure' worth Rs 15 crore
CAG slams SAI for 'unfruitful expenditure' worth Rs 15 crore

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has slammed the Sports Authority of India for "idling of infrastructure" arising out of lack of proper planning and "unfruitful expenditure" worth more than Rs 15 crore in total in two separate projects in the country.

ITBP affected as ordnance factories delayed arms supplies: CAG

 Performance of ITBP guarding the sensitive Sino-India border has been "adversely affected" as ordnance factories did not supply necessary arms and ammunition to the force for upto to six years after taking advance payments, the CAG on Friday said.

Inadequate planning by Delhi govt led to blockade of Rs 1.47 crore: CAG

"Inadequate" planning for e-challaning project on part of Delhi Government's department of transport (DoT) resulted in blockade of funds worth Rs 1.47 crore, Government auditor CAG observed in its report.

No system for monitoring sanitation services in Delhi: CAG

Government auditor CAG has pointed out several irregularities in garbage collection and disposal by municipal corporations and stated that civic agencies neither have "perspective plan", nor any system for monitoring sanitation services.

CAG finds 'unfruitful expenditure' by Delhi transport dept

Government auditor CAG on Tuesday pointed out "unfruitful expenditure" on part of Delhi transport department as it did not initiate action on feasibility reports for personal transit system.

Inadequate planning by Delhi govt led to blockade of Rs 1.47 crore

"Inadequate" planning for e-challaning project on part of Delhi Government's department of transport (DoT) resulted in blockade of funds worth Rs 1.47 crore, Government auditor CAG observed in its report.

Delhi jails 'grossly' overcrowded, prisoners double than capacity: CAG

 Jails in Delhi are "grossly" overcrowded with the number of prisoners lodged being more than double of the capacity and construction of new prisons could not materialise due to delay in acquisition or non-acquisition of land, a CAG report has said.

CAG raps Delhi govt over mid-day meal quality

Around 89 per cent food samples of the mid-day meal scheme failed to pass the "nutritive" value test during 2010-14 in Delhi, a CAG report has said.

St Stephen's alumni group approaches CAG for special audit of college accounts

 Alleging financial irregularities in functioning of St Stephen's college, a group of its alumni today approached the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), demanding a special audit of the college finances.

CAG slams Kerala govt for delay in implementing sea-plane project

A CAG report has criticised Kerala government for its "failure" in implementing the flagship Sea-plane project even after Rs 23.29 crore was sanctioned to it, saying the state's Tourism Department should have conducted the feasibility study before venturing into the project.

Karnataka govt's 'Suvarna Gramodaya Yojana' a failure: CAG

Karnataka government's 'Suvarna Gramodaya Yojana' was a "failure" as the overall development of each village was not achieved, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has stated.

J&K Police to purchase 1,000 bullet-proof jackets, helmets

J&K police will purchase 1,000 bullet-proof jackets and helmets to protect the forces, after the recent CAG reports that pulled up the state for poor police infrastructure.

AAP govt asks DERC to withdraw fuel surcharge hike

The AAP government has written to the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to withdraw the recent hike in fuel surcharge saying the order was not in accordance with certain sections of the Electricity Act.

Kejriwal meets CAG on audit of discoms

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday met Comptroller and Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma for fast tracking the scrutiny of finances of the private power distribution companies by the auditor.

DNA: Complete analysis of DND toll scam

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Ammunition production has increased by 18%: Parrikar

To address shortage of ammunition for army, their production has been increased by 18 per cent since last year, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday.

Parrikar's UPA-II attack based on facts: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's criticism of the UPA-II regime was based only on facts mentioned in the CAG report on ammunition management.

Congress walks out in LS over Purti Group loan

The Congress members staged a walk-out from the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, demanding the government's response over the CAG report highlighting irregularities in granting loan to a company of union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.

Tejas Mark-I fails to meet IAF criteria, has 53 shortfalls: CAG

India's Tejas Light Combat Aircraft project, in the works for over three decades, came under severe criticism from CAG on Friday as it pointed out that its Mark-I version has 53 "significant shortfalls" which have reduced its operational capabilities as well as survivability.