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Ministry of Corporate affairs notifies CARO 2020

The Union Ministry of Corporate affairs recently notified the Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2020 (CARO 2020). As per the notification, all listed companies should mandatorily disclose all whistle-blower complaints to the auditor and the complaints should be mentioned in the audit reports. This mandate would be applicable to all audits from the financial year starting from ..

Rajiv Mehrishi elected as external auditor of WHO

Rajiv Mehrishi, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of Indiam has been elected as external auditor of the World Health Organization (WHO) for four years from 2020 to 2023. He was elected at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva in May 2019. This is the second major international audit assignment for the CAG this ..

Cabinet Approves the Creation of Sixth Deputy CAG Post

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to create one post of Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General by abolishing one STS (Standard and Testing Staff) level post in the Office of the Comptroller Auditor General of India. Related Information The Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General shall oversee the coordination among State Audits audit of telecommunication ..

Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors for 2019

Rajiv Mehrishi, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, has been appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors for the year 2019. The United Nations Panel of Auditors consists of External Auditors of the United Nations and its agencies. Presently, the panel consists of 11 countries — India, Germany, Chile, Canada, France, Italy, ..

Meghalaya launches India’s first social audit law

Meghalaya has become the India’s first state to operationalise a law that makes social audit of government programmes and schemes a part of government practice. Chief Minister Mukul Sangma launched ‘The Meghalaya Community Participation and Public Services Social Audit Act, 2017’, at a national convention in Shillong on December 15, 2017. The event was attended ..

CAG appointed as External Auditor of IAEA & WIPO

The CAG of India appointed as EXTERNAL AUDITOR of two major UN organizations:- The Vienna based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) The Geneva based World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) This for the first time that a supreme audit institution from outside Europe has been appointed to these prestigious positions in these two organizations The appointment ..