Comptroller and Auditor General: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

CAG report: Irregularities in Defence Purchases

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Auditor General submitted its report on Defence Ministry to both the houses of the Parliament. Key findings of the Report The modernisation of Mi-17 medium lift helicopters that was proposed in 2002 has still not been achieved. According to the report, the contracted delivery of the upgraded ninety ..

CAG report on Railways

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India submitted its report on Indian Railways in the Parliament. The report was tabled in both the houses of the Parliament. The report was titled “Assessment and Utilisation of Locomotives and Production and Maintenance of LHB coaches in Indian Railways”. Key findings of the Report ..

GoI launches “Urban Forest” system

On July 2, 2020, the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar inaugurate urban forest at Comptroller Auditor General Office in Delhi. Highlights Around 1200 saplings of 59 indigenous species were planted. The main objective of the initiative is to reduce pollution in Delhi. About Urban Forest The uniqueness of the forest ..

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 ..