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Assistant Audit Officer - Work Profile

Finally, UPSC has asked SSC to conduct direct recruitment for AAOs in IA&AD under CAG after a break of 6 years and these six years have resulted in more than 25% vacant seats in the cadre of AAO. 619 more words


CAG Report Raps VTU Over Poor Quality of Education

The New Indian Express |  Express News Service |  24th March 2016 |

BENGALURU:  Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has been rapped for glaring lapses in ensuring quality of education in engineering colleges. 389 more words

Why Intelligence Bureau under CAG audit control can never be accepted

New Delhi, Feb 27: The Supreme Court recently ruled that Intelligence agencies cannot be accountable to the CAG.

The Supreme Court’s order was in the right direction and an audit control of the CAG cannot be accepted since these agencies work secretly to further national security says V Balachandran former Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.

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Why the IB and R&AW should be kept away from audit

New Delhi, Feb 24: Officers in the Research and Analysis Wing and the Intelligence Bureau have welcomed the verdict of the Supreme Court which stated the two agencies and the National Technical Research Organisation cannot be made accountable to the Parliament for their actions and expenditures. 45 more words

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Disclosure of CAG report was in public interest - Prashant Bhushan answer to RS Privilege Committee.

On February 10, 2016, senior advocate, Prashant Bhushan was called to appear before the Rajya Sabha Privilege Committee, in relation to the breach of privilege notice against him. 760 more words

Prime Minister Narendra Modi for framework of scientific audit

The Times of India | Vishwa Mohan,TNN | January 4, 2016 |

MYSURU: Ahead of doubling its investment in innovations in line with what 19 other nations have pledged in Paris recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for a “framework of scientific audit” for scientific departments and institutions in India while promising that his government would “make it easier to do science and research”.  602 more words


Nuclear Power and its Discontents

With India hoping to follow China in its rapid and mammoth nuclear power expansion, it merits consideration whether such an expensive yet foundational project is feasible. 1,657 more words