In the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Government of India affirmed its commitment to the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDGs are expected to set up the development agenda and policies to eradicate poverty, protect the planet, foster peace and promoting prosperity for all.

NMDC Limited (Company) is a Central Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Steel mainly carrying on iron ore mining in the States of Chhattisgarh and Karnataka. The Performance Audit on Operational Performance of NMDC Limited was conducted covering the period from 2012-13 to 2016-17.

Uttarakhand witnessed a devastating natural disaster during 15 to 17 June 2013 in the form of cloud bursts and heavy to very heavy rainfall in most parts of the higher reaches of Himalayas. This unprecedented rainfall resulted in flash floods and landslides at various locations and caused widespread damage to life and property.

This Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on the accounts of the Union Government analyses the Finance and Appropriation Accounts of Government of India (GoI) for the year 2017-18.

A CAG report has expressed concern over uncleared cargo containing live bombs and war material scrap lying at various inland container depots (ICDs) of the customs department for several years.

The Centre's flagship irrigation scheme - Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) - has been found to be saddled with delays, deficiencies in planning and even serious lapses such as diversion of funds and financial irregularities were found revealed this performance audit of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for the period of 2008 to 2017. The irrigation projects led to an almost threefold jump in the cost of these projects to ₹1.20 lakh crore said the report.

Municipal Solid Waste Management in urban areas has emerged as one of the biggest challenges that our country faces today. The situation is aggravated by rapid urbanisation. Inadequate management of waste has significant negative externalities in terms of public health and environmental outcomes.

This Report comprises of three Chapters. The first Chapter contains the financial profile of the State, planning and conduct of audit and follow-up on Audit Reports.

While rural Uttarakhand had been declared as Open Defecation Free (ODF) in June 2017, a report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) that was tabled in the Uttarakhand assembly stated that the declaration of the state as ODF was “incorrect”.

A year after the Gujarat government declared that the state has become open defecation-free (ODF), the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in its latest report has dismissed the claim, saying “it does not appear to be correct”.

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