Audit Reports

Compliance Performance

Report No.6 of 2018 - Economic Sector, Government of Kerala

Date on which Report Tabled:
Fri 30 Nov, 2018
Date of sending the report to Government
Wed 11 Jul, 2018
Government Type
Sector General Sector Ministries and Constitutional Bodies


This Report relates to matters arising from performance audit of selected programmes and activities and compliance audit of Government departments and autonomous bodies under the Economic Sector.

The Report is divided into four chapters. Chapter I contains the Introduction and Chapter II the performance audit paragraph on ‘Implementation of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 in the State’. Chapter III contains two compliance audit paragraphs; viz. ‘Contract Management in Public Works Department’ and ‘Functioning of the Kerala Road Fund Board’ and Chapter IV includes five other compliance audit paragraphs.

The performance audit on ‘Implementation of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 in the State’ was conducted to assess whether there was proper and adequate planning for the conservation and protection of wildlife in the State and whether implementation and enforcement measures for wildlife protection were taken in accordance with the Act.

The compliance audit on ‘Contract management in PWD’ was conducted with a view to examine the comprehensiveness of planning/estimation, transparency in tendering/awarding of the works, adherence to financial propriety and qualitative execution of works by the Department.

The compliance audit on ‘Functioning of the Kerala Road Fund Board’ sought to examine whether the Kerala Road Fund was established and properly administered by the Board in compliance with the provisions of the Act; whether transparent procedures were adopted in selection of project proposals and Concessionaires for public private projects (PPP), the projects were implemented observing canons of financial propriety; and whether supervision and monitoring of the projects by KRFB were in compliance with the provisions of the Act.

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