Public Accounts Committee Current Affairs, GK & News

Public Accounts Committee reviews LAC infrastructure

On July 10, 2020, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) reviewed the construction of border roads in the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The committee also discussed about procurement of high-altitude clothing for the armed forces. Highlights The 22-member committee was chaired by the leader of Congress Party Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. Currently there is no ..

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Issues Related to MPLAD Scheme

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh who heads the standing committee on MPLADS has written to members seeking their suggestions on how to address various problems plaguing the MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), as pointed out by numerous reports both by Parliamentary Committees and the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). Anomalies related to ..

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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury appointed as chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC)

Congress floor leader in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has been appointed chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). Chowdhury is the lone member of the party in the PAC from the House. The appointment was made by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. The PAC has 15 members from the Lok Sabha and seven ..

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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 ..

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CAG report on the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management: Key Facts

The CAG report on Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management has been tabled in the parliament. The important observations made in the report are: CAG recommends the government to frame a policy on off-budget financing and sources of such funding in view of its fiscal implication. The off-budget financial arrangements defer committed liability (subsidy arrears/bills) or ..

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