Compliance Performance
West Bengal

Report No. 1 of 2020-General & Social Sector, Government of West Bengal for 2017-18

Date on which Report Tabled:
Fri 25 Mar, 2022
Date of sending the report to Government:
Mon 17 Aug, 2020
Government Type:
Sector General Sector Ministries and Constitutional Bodies


Overview of the Report of the C&AG on General & Social Sector of Government of
West Bengal for the year 2017-18

This Report on General and Social Sector for the year ended March 2018 has been prepared for submission to the Governor of West Bengal under Article 151 of the Constitution of India.

This Report contains significant issues arising out of the Compliance Audit and Performance Audit of various Departments and Autonomous Bodies of the Government of West Bengal under the General and Social Sector. Audit observations on the Annual Accounts of the Government would form part of a Report on State Finances, which is being presented separately.

The Report starts with an introductory Chapter 1 outlining the audit scope, mandate, brief analysis of expenditure of the Departments under General and Social Sector for the last five years, response of Government to Draft paras/Performance Audits and follow up action on Audit Reports. Chapter 2 of the Report contains a Performance Audit titled “Bio-Medical Waste Management in West Bengal”:

Chapter 3 of the Report discusses significant findings emerging from Compliance Audit of various Departments. This chapter contains seven draft paragraphs which inter alia include one paragraph of comprehensive nature, viz. “Implementation of Water Supply Schemes by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority”.

The instances mentioned in this Report are those, which came to notice in the course of test‑audit for the period 2017‑18 as well as those which came to notice in earlier years, but could not be reported in previous Audit Reports and instances relating to the period subsequent to 2017‑18 have also been included, wherever necessary.

The audit has been conducted in conformity with the Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.


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