Audit Reports

West Bengal

Report No 3 of 2016 - General and Social Sector Government of West Bengal

Date on which Report Tabled:
Mon 04 Jul, 2016
Date of sending the report to Government
Government Type
Sector General Sector Ministries and Constitutional Bodies


This Report on General and Social Sector for the year ended March 2015 has been prepared for submission to the Governor of West Bengal under Article 151 of the Constitution of India.

This Report covers significant matters arising out of the Compliance Audit and Performance Audits of various Departments and Autonomous Bodies of the Government of West Bengal under the General and Social Sector. Audit observations of the Annual Accounts of the Government would form part of a Report on State Finances, which is being presented separately.

The Report starts with an introductory Chapter 1 outlining the audit scope, mandate, brief analysis of expenditure of the Departments under General and Social Sector for the last five years, response of Government to draft paras/ Performance Audits and follow up action on Audit Reports. Chapter 2 of the Report contains following four performance audits:

Working of Correctional Homes in West Bengal

Medical Education in West Bengal

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

Working of West Bengal State Warehousing Corporation

Chapter 3 of the Report discusses material findings emerging from Compliance Audit of various Departments. This chapter contains 19 paragraphs which inter alia include three paragraphs of comprehensive nature, viz.

Promotion of sports and creation/ utilization of sports infrastructure in West Bengal

Creation and utilization of assets under SGSY

IT Audit of Computerisation of Salary Accounts:

The instances mentioned in this Report are those, which came to notice in the course of test audit during the year 2014-15 as well as those which came to notice in earlier years, but could not be reported in previous Audit Reports; instances relating to the period subsequent to 2014-15 have also been included, wherever necessary. The audit has been conducted in conformity with the Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

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