Audit Management Group - I (Social Sector)

Overview of the Sector

The social sector is responsible for conducting the Performance Audit/Thematic Audits of major Government Projects/flagship schemes and Compliance Audit of civil departments/offices of the State Government offices and departments for the audit of which the Comptroller and Auditor General is statutory responsible under the Comptroller and Auditor General’s (Duties, Powers and Conditions of Service) Act, 1971. The primary purpose of this sector is to bring to the notice of the State Legislature, significant results of audit. Findings of audit are expected to enable the Executive to take corrective action, to frame appropriate policies as well as to issue directives that will lead to improved financial management of organisations and contribute to better governance. Compliance audit refers to the examination of transactions of audited entities to ascertain whether provisions of the Constitution of India, applicable laws, rules, regulations and various orders and instructions issued by competent authorities are being complied with. On the other hand, performance audit, besides including compliance audit, also examines whether objectives of programme/activity/Department are achieved economically, efficiently and effectively.

Functions and Responsibilities

This sector is entrusted with the audit of Civil departmens/offices of the State Government i.e. Health & Family Welfare Department, Food and Civil Supplies, Housing, Women Empowerment & Child Development, Water Supply & sanitation, Higher Education, School Education, Medical Education, Technical Education, Sports & Youth Welfare, Soldier Welfare & Rehabilitation, Social Welfare, Sanskrit Education, Rural Works Development (RWD), Religious Affairs, Rural Development (PMGSY), Labour, Information & Public Relation, Environment Protection & Pollution control, Employment & Skill Development, Ayush services & Ayush education, Art & culture. In addition, 05 Public Sector Undertakings of the Government of Uttarakhand are also audited under section 619 of the Companies Act.

Clusters for Audit Management Group - I

  • Health and Welfare
  • Education, Skill Development and Employment
  • Rural Development
  • Agriculture, Food & Allied Industries
  • Water Resources
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