Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
0/0 Controller General of Accounts
Room No. 29, B-Wing, 2nd Floor
Loknayak Bhavan, Khan Market.
Dated, 29th September, 2015.
Subject- Action Taken by the Government on the Observations/ Recommendations contained in their Twentieth Report (16th Lok Sabha) of the Public Accounts Committee on “Non-compliance by the Ministries/ Departments in timely submission of Action Taken notes on the Non-selected Audit Paragraphs (Civil and other Ministries)
With reference to the above mentioned subject, it is stated that the Public Accounts Committee (16th Lok Sabha) have recommended vide Para No.16 of Report No, 20 that Ministry expedite the implementation of their Standing Audit Cammittee (SAC) recommendation to have action initiated against officers responsible for serious lapses in furnishing remedial/corrective ATNs on Audit paras. The Committee, further reiterating its earlier recommendation, desire that a system of fixing responsibility for serious lapses be put in place by all Ministries.
3. In view of the above, all the Ministries/ Departments are requested to ensure that the above recommendations of PAC are complied with positively. The entire recommendations of above Report are also available on the website of PAC www.loksabha.nic.in
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(i) All the Secretaries to the Government of India.
(ii) All the Financial Advisors.