Jammu and Kashmir State (Upto 30-Oct-2019)

Report No.4 of 2016 - Performance Audit of Disaster Management in the State of Jammu and Kashmir Government of Jammu and Kashmir

Date on which Report Tabled:
Tue 04 Jul, 2017
Date of sending the report to Government:
Government Type:
Sector Environment and Sustainable Development


The Audit Report No 4 of 2016 relates to Performance Audit of Disaster Management in the State of Jammu and Kashmir for the year ended 31 March 2016. This Report comprises six chapters containing Introduction and Scope and methodology of Audit. Pre-Disaster Preparedness and Management. Post-Disaster Activities and Management-Financial Arrangements, Post-Disaster Activities and Management-Drought-Kharif 2009 and Leh Cloudburst 2010, Post-Disaster Activities and Management-Floods of September 2014 and Recommendations

The Report covers the expenditure of `1369.16 crore spent by the Government and various agencies from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) in 2010-11 to 2014-15 of which `342.43 crore, almost 25 per cent, was found by audit to have been diverted for sanctioned works/ projects towards ineligible works, incurred on account of excess payments or for procurements at higher rates and avoidable and unfruitful expenditures. Besides, there was an unutilised fund of `62.88 crore

The Report also covered the expenditure of `1000 crore provided for re-building damaged infrastructure in October 2014 under the Special Plan Assistance (SPA). However, an amount of `42.24 crore of SPA was spent in contravention of the SPA conditions and for the purpose not relating to re-building the damaged structure

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