This Report for the year ended 31 March 2018 has been prepared for submission to the Governor of the State of Maharashtra under Article 151 of the Constitution of India. The Report contains significant results of two performance audits on Distribution of Agricultural Inputs to Farmers in Maharashtra and Management of Tiger Reserves in Maharashtra and compliance audit of the Departments of the Government of Maharashtra under the Economic Sector.
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 the previous Audit Reports; 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
(March 2002) issued by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.