Performance
Madhya Pradesh

Report No 3 of 2016 - Economic (NON-PSUs) Sector Government of Madhya Pradesh

Date on which Report Tabled:
Thu 17 Mar, 2016
Date of sending the report to Government
Government Type
State
Sector Finance

Overview

The Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Economic (Non-PSUs) Sector for the year ended 31 March 2015 of Government of Madhya Pradesh, contains three chapters in which significant results of the performances audits and compliance audits of the Departments of the Government of Madhya Pradesh under Economic (Non-PSUs) Sector including Departments of Civil Aviation, Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Development, Forest, Narmada Valley Development, Panchayat and Rural Development and Water Resources.

This Report narrates the budget profile of the State, planning and conduct of audit, responses of the departments to the audit and follow up of Audit Reports. This Report includes four Performance Audits and one Long Draft Paragraph.

Performance Audit on Construction of canals and creation of irrigation potential of Indira Sagar Project revealed that the work of Phase I and Phase II of ISP to provide irrigation in 62,200 hectare were not completed even after incurring an expenditure of Rs.3,102.89 crore.

Performance Audit on Construction of roads  under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana was launched with the objective of providing connectivity by way of all weather roads to unconnected habitations in the rural areas. During April 2010 to March 2015, connectivity was provided to 3,323 habitations by incurring expenditure of`Rs.6,328.61 crore for 5,190 roads (23,030 km) and 3,388 eligible habitations were unconnected.

Performance Audit on Bundelkhand Drought Mitigation Package in Madhya Pradesh, Water Resources Department revealed that Rs.1,581 crore was allotted for creation of 2.16 lakh hectare (ha) irrigation potential against which 1.14 lakh ha irrigation potential could only be achieved upto March 2015 by incurring expenditure of Rs.1,098.86 crore.

Performance Audit on IT Audit on Implementation of “Enterprise Information Management System revealed that the IT Audit of EIMS revealed inadequate input control, absence of data validation, incomplete mapping of business rules, incomplete capturing of data in many of the modules and non-utilisation of certain modules.

Long Draft Paragraph on Quality Assurance in works in Water Resources Department revealed that the Department did not ensure that materials having requisite quality and physical properties were used in the Government works. The Divisions failed to conduct the requisite tests of materials and cement concrete/reinforcement cement concrete at prescribed frequencies.

This report also includes 14 Transaction Audit Paragraphs. The irregularities pointed out broadly resulted in loss of Rs.557.82 lakh in five cases due to non-compliance with the rules, orders, etc., loss of Rs.914.37 lakh in four cases due to expenditure without propriety, loss of Rs.679.95 lakh in four cases due to persistent and pervasive irregularities and loss of Rs.118 lakh due to failure of oversight.

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