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

Annual Technical Inspection Report on Urban Local Bodies for the year ended 31 March 2015, Government of Jammu and Kashmir

Date on which Report Tabled:
Tue 04 Jul, 2017
Date of sending the report to Government:
Government Type:
Sector Local Bodies


This Report relates to Annual Technical Inspection Report of Government of Jammu and Kashmir on Urban Local Bodies(ULBs) for the year ended 31 March 2015

Some of the significant findings are mentioned below:-

The State Government under the provisions of Jammu and Kashmir Municipal Corporation Act, 2000 and Jammu and Kashmir Municipal Act, 2000 notified (April 2013) 18 mandatory functions and powers to ULBs, out of which only eight functions, were carried out by the ULBs

The term of the elected representatives of the ULBs in the State expired in March 2010 and no elections had been held since then. Due to non holding of elections, the State Government lost the financial assistance of `169.28 crore under the 13th Finance Commission Award

For capacity development on subjects relating to drafting of Audit Inspection Report and maintenance of objection book items was imparted to 36 staff members of Local Fund Audit by Accountant General (Audit)

All the works related to construction of 382 dwelling units under Basic Services to Urban Poor were re-tendered but penalty of `28.50 lakh, as provided under the terms and conditions of the contract was not imposed upon the defaulting contractors 

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