Compliance Performance

Report No. -1 of 2015 Government of Punjab - Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Social, General and Economic Sectors (Non- Public Sector Undertakings)

Date on which Report Tabled:
Fri 20 Mar, 2015
Date of sending the report to Government:
Government Type:
Sector Social Welfare,Social Infrastructure


This Report contains four performance audits on (i) Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana; (ii) Working of Printing and Stationary Department; (iii) Management and disposal of bio-medical waste; and (iv)Working of Social Security and Women and Child Development Department; and 22 paragraphs involving money value of RS 294.26 crore. The total expenditure of the State increased by 48.66 per cent from RS 29,603 crore to RS 44,007 crore, the revenue expenditure increased by 51.93 per cent from RS 27,408 crore to RS 41,641 crore, while the capital expenditure increased by 1.62 per cent from RS 2,166 crore to RS 2,201 crore during the period 2009-14.

A performance audit of 'Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana' (RKVY) was conducted. RS 21.31 crore was incurred on areas/activities which overlapped with other existing schemes of Government of India/State and RS 1.17 crore was utilized for works not related to RKVY. Loss of interest of RS 4.12 crore due to retention of RKVY funds in current account was noticed. Interest of RS 4.42 crore earned on RKVY funds was not accounted for towards RKVY.

Instances of blockade of funds (RS 7 crore); irregular award of work/undue favour to NGOs (RS 15.16 crore); excess/irregular payment of subsidy (RS 2.02 crore); and unfruitful/wasteful expenditure (RS 5.20 crore) were noticed. Artificial Insemination charges were retained by MILKFED (RS 2.30 crore) and NGOs (RS 0.61 crore) instead of depositing the same in Government account. Internal control mechanism of RKVY was found largely deficient and targeted annual growth rate of four per cent was not achieved in agriculture and allied sectors despite increased investment.

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