Public Accounts Committee Current Affairs, GK & News
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is one of the standing parliamentary committees, which was first established in 1921 under the Government of India Act 1919 provisions. This committee examines the manners and results of spending the public funds. Members Public Accounts Committee has 22 members of which 15 are from Lok Sabha while 7 from Rajya ..
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Topics: Accounting • Audit • Audit in India • Auditing • Auditor general • Business • CAG • Comptroller • Comptroller and Auditor General • Controller and Auditor-General of New Zealand • Government • Public Accounts Committee
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 ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: Article 148 • Bills • CAG report • Committees on Public Undertakings. • Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management • off-budget financial arrangements • Public Accounts Committee • subsidy arrears