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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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

The Parliamentary panel to study recovery of black money and performance of public sector banks for 2018-19

On May 11, the parliamentary panel headed by veteran BJP MP Murali Manohar Joshi has decided to study the recovery of black money and performance of public sector banks among a host of subjects. The 30-member Estimates Committee has decided to study a host of subjects related to various ministries in the year 2018-19. As ..

Mallikarjun Kharge appointed new chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, an MP from Gulbarga (Karnataka), has been re-appointed chairman of the 22-member Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament for its fresh term starting on May 1. Kharge, is the leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha. A majority of the members of this parliamentary panel, which is headed by an opposition ..