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Financial Performance
Jammu and Kashmir State (Upto 30-Oct-2019)

Report No. 4 of 2015 - Compliance and Performance Audit on Social, General Economic (Non-PSUs) Sectors of Government of Jammu Kashmir

Date on which Report Tabled:
Fri 27 Mar, 2015
Date of sending the report to Government
Government Type
State
Sector -

Overview

This Report contains five Performance audits i.e. Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme, Infrastructure available at Police Stations, Skill Development and employment generation for unemployed youth, Working of Forest Department and Working of Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) and 23 paragraphs involving Rs. 795 crore relating to excess/ wasteful/ unfruitful/ infructuous/ avoidable unproductive expenditure, fraudulent drawals, idle investment, blocking of funds, etc. Some of the major findings are mentioned below:

The total expenditure of the State increased from Rs. 21607 crore to Rs. 31686 crore during 2009-14, the revenue expenditure of the State Government increased by 77 per cent from Rs. 15324 crore in 2009-10 to Rs. 27058 crore in 2013-14. Non-Plan revenue expenditure increased by 71 per cent from Rs. 14771 crore to Rs. 25219 crore and capital expenditure decreased by 28 per cent from Rs. 6234 crore to Rs. 4507 crore during the period 2009-14.

Major findings of Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme are given below:            
The DPRs of the schemes were prepared without Preliminary Project Proposals, non-recording of details of land required and non-provision of clearance for use of electricity and electromechanical works.
   
Against irrigation potential assessed at 11.76 lakh hectares in the State, the Department had created irrigation potential of 3.42 lakh hectares ending March 2014. The irrigation potential of 1.57 lakh hectares was created under the programme during the period 2009-14 against which irrigation potential of 1.38 lakh hectares was utilized.
   
The poor utilization of funds which ranged between 62 per cent and 77 per cent resulted in accumulation of unspent balance at the close of each year which varied between Rs. 66.62 crore and Rs. 133.34 crore during the years 2009-10 to 2013-14.

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