Compliance Performance
Haryana

Report No. 3 of 2020 Non-Public Sector Undertakings (Social, General and Economic Sectors)

Date on which Report Tabled:
Tue 16 Mar, 2021
Date of sending the report to Government
Tue 29 Dec, 2020
Government Type
State
Sector Environment and Sustainable Development,Science and Technology,Industry and Commerce,Agriculture and Rural Development,Social Welfare,Social Infrastructure,Education, Health & Family Welfare,General Sector Ministries and Constitutional Bodies,Transport & Infrastructure

Overview

This Report contains one Performance Audit on Post-Matric Scholarship Schemes for Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Class Students and 17 paragraphs relating to excess, irregular, unfruitful expenditure, avoidable payments, losses to State Government, shortcomings in implementation of rules and programmes, etc. involving ₹ 269.65 crore.

PA on Post-Matric Scholarship Schemes for Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Class Students brought out instances of non-creation of any database of eligible students, non/delayed payment of scholarship, dropout of students, suspected fraudulent payment of ₹ 28.63 crore. Grievance redressal mechanism for students was also not in place.

Compliance audit paragraphs include instances of suspected embezzlement of Government receipt, non-charging fee for Panchkarma Therapies, excess disbursement of pension, misappropriation of paddy, delay in claiming paddy driage charges from FCI, Encroachments on forest land, non-taking possession of land for compensatory afforestation, carrying out   compensatory afforestation on lesser area, illegal mining in forest area and delay in taking action against the offenders of forest rules were observed.  Unauthorised use of Government land, keeping revenue out of Government account, avoidable payment of Income Tax by Housing Board also noticed. Cases of avoidable and unfruitful expenditure incurred by Public Works and Science and Technology Department were noticed.

There were instances of granting of licences in excess of permissible area, delay in initiation of action for cancellation of licences, construction of buildings without approval of building plans, irregular issuance of occupation certificate and non-development of colonies of cancelled licences by Town and Country Planning Department.  Non-recovery of the amount of decrease in cost of bitumen from contractor, execution of work without inviting competitive tenders by HSVP and awarding of cleaning tenders by lowest bidder by Haryana Roadways were noticed.

 

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