Compliance report: CAG audit reveals unnecessary procurement of modems for Rs 3.57 crore

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Published: March 14, 2018 10:03 am

The compliance report also states that the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy did not adhere to “instructions on parameters for preparation of outcome budget.” (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

A compliance audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, has listed a series of oddities, including unnecessary procurement of modems for Rs 3.57 crore, outstanding dues towards sale of radioactive material by an independent unit of the Department of Atomic Energy, deficiencies in monitoring CSIR projects and failure to develop a dedicated workforce to operate a solar thermal power plant in Haryana created at the cost of Rs 46.36 crore.

The ‘Compliance Audit on scientific and environmental ministries and departments’ report,…

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