Report No. 34 of 2010 - Compliance Audit on Railways, Union Government (Railway)

Date on which Report Tabled:
Fri 05 Aug, 2011
Date of sending the report to Government
Government Type
Union Department
Transport & Infrastructure


This report contains the audit findings of significant nature which arose from the compliance audit in Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) of the Union Government and its field offices. The report contains 7 chapters. Chapter 1 explains the audit planning, auditee profile, response of Ministry to provisional paragraphs issued, recoveries at the instance of Audit and Audit impact. Chapter 2 to 7 present detailed findings/observations arising out of the compliance audit in the Ministry of Railways and its filed offices.

This containing Auditee profile , Audit Planning , response of the Ministry/Department to the provisional paragraphs , the number of objections issued as a result of audit of Railway accounts and records,objections settled after Railways have taken corrective action and those outstanding for want of action by Railways , recoveries effected or agreed to be effected at the instance of audit , Remedial actions and follow up action taken by Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) on the paragraphs contained in previous reports.

This includes major audit findings on the issues of revenue collection, performance of incentive schemes and movement of rolling stock, infrastructural deficiency in sidings /goods shed leading to detention of stock or loss of freight, Issues on initiatives of new/special schemes, new services as well as suburban services and non-adherence /non- implementation of rules contained in Traffic Code,Commercial Manuals and other rules/orders issued by Indian Railway Conference Association and Railway Board are also covered.

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