Introduction:

The Audit Management Group-II conducts the audits of major Government projects/flagship schemes and audit of those departments and autonomous bodies under Government of Punjab which pertain to economic activity of the government, viz. Animal Husbandry, Fisheries & Dairy Development, Co-operation, Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Horticulture,  Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs,  Punjab Mandi Board (PMB), Guru Angad Dev Veterinary Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Punjab Live Stock Development Board (PLDB) and Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Institutions, Local Government and Housing & Urban Development.

The Group is also entrusted with the Compliance Audit, Performance Audit and Financial Audit of State Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of above mentioned departments. At present, 14 State Government Companies and one Statutory Corporation (Punjab State Warehousing Corporation) are under the purview of the Group. The audit of the State PSUs is conducted as per the relevant provisions of the C&AG's (DPC) Act, 1971 and the Companies Act, 2013. The audit of the Statutory Corporation is governed by the respective Act of the Corporation. The state PSUs include state foodgrains procuring agencies viz. Punjab State Grains Procurement Corporation Limited, Punjab State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited, Punjab State Warehousing Corporation, Punjab Agro Food Grains Corporation Limited along with the District Offices of these Companies.

The serious irregularities and findings of the Compliance and Performance Audits are incorporated in the Audit Report every year which is then laid before the State Legislature.

Section & Function:

The Group is under the overall control of a Deputy Accountant General who is responsible for co-ordinating the activities of all sections. The details of all sections alongwith their functions are detailed below:

S.No.

Section

Function

  1.  

Headquarter Section

All the work pertaining to Implementation of tour programme, maintenance of returns/reports, audit planning and data relating to News cuttings, complaint cases, Training, RTI Information and databank etc.

  1.  

Vetting-I

After the completion of the Compliance Audit of departments, the Audit and Inspection Reports are vetted in concerned Vetting Sections and issued to the respective departments.

  1.  

Vetting-II

  1.  

Vetting-III

  1.  

Draft Paragraph Cell (DP-Cell)

Draft Para Cell (DP Cell) processes the cases of serious irregularities noticed during the audit for further submission to Civil Report Section for inclusion in the Audit Reports of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India. The DP Cell also deals with the matters relating to Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Committee on Public Undertakings (COPU). The Draft reports on the Performance Audit / Thematic Audit are vetted in the DP Cell for onwards submission to Report Section (Civil) for inclusion in the Audit Reports of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

            This AMG also prepare Annual Technical Inspection Report.

Each section is supervised by an Assistant Audit Officer. Further, these AAOs work under the charge of 04 Sr. Audit Officers posted at Headquarter.

Functions

Department /Bodies being Audited:

Cluster

Department

Auditee Units (No.)

Rural Development

Department:

Rural Development & Panchayats

 

417

Agriculture

Department:

1.  Agriculture and Farmer Welfare

2.  Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development & Fisheries

3.  Co-operation

4.  Horticulture

5.  Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs

6.  Punjab Mandi Board & Market Committees

Autonomous bodies:

1.  Secretary Punjab Mandi Board (PMB)

2.  Punjab Live Stock Development Board (PLDB)

3.  Punjab Agriculture University (PAU)

4.  Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU)

5.  Remote Sensing Centre

6.  Punjab State Farmers and Farm Workers Commission

Companies:

1.  Punjab Agro Foodgrains Corporation Limited

2.  Punjab State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited (PUNSUP)

3.  Punjab State Grains Procurement Corporation(PUNGRAIN)

4.  Punjab Agro Industries Corporation Ltd.

5.  Punjab Agro Juices Ltd.

6.  Punjab Agri Export Corporation Ltd.

7.  Punjab State Container and Warehousing Corporation Ltd.

8.  Punjab State Seeds Corporation Ltd.

9.  Punjab Land Development and Reclamation Ltd.

10. Punjab Poultry Development Corporation Ltd.

Corporations:

1. Punjab State Warehousing Corporation

 

 

73

89

116

24

87

194

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

 

Housing and Urban Development

Departments:

1.  Housing & Urban Development

2.  Local Government

Companies:

1.  Amritsar Smart City Limited

2.  Jalandhar Smart City Limited

3  .Ludhiana Smart City Limited

4. Punjab Municipal Infrastructure Development Company (PMIDC)

Autonomous bodies:-

1.  Punjab State Urban Livelihood Mission

 

74

174

 

1

1

1

1

 

1

Total

1270

 

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