The steady increase in human population, widespread technological modernization, new and unsustainable lifestyle have invited and aggravated the problem of water scarcity. The right to access to drinking water is fundamental to life.

In accordance with Article 151(2) of the Constitution of India, the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Performance Audit on ‘Implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Punjab’ - Government of Punjab, was forwarded to the State Government on 16 February 2023 for laying in the State Legisl

This Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) contains significant findings of Performance Audit on “Illegal Mining in Rajasthan” of Mines and Geology Department of State Government. Rajasthan has the highest number of mining leases in the country.

This report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) relates to matters arising from compliance audit of the transactions of eight Scientific and Environmental Ministries/Departments of the Government of India as well as of autonomous bodies and Central Public Sector Enterprises under them.

Three new cities — Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara — have been added to the list of Critically Polluted Areas (CPA) in Gujarat while Odhav, Naroda (in Ahmedabad), Bhavnagar and Junagadh have been removed from the list, stated the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in a report tabled in the Gujarat Assembly.

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India, in its audit report tabled on 8th August, 2022, highlighted several lapses in the procurement and supply chain of drugs under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), which led to a shortage of drugs at wellness centres.

The Comptroller and Auditor General has criticised the railways over its waste management system in almost all sectors from stations, coaching depots, maintenance and production units as well as bio-medical waste generated in its hospitals. The CAG report on Waste Management in Indian Railways was presented in Parliament on 08 August, 2022.

Direct Benefit Transfer is a major reform initiative by the Government of India to ensure better and timely delivery of benefits from Government to the people.

Several projects in coastal regulation zones were approved during the 2015-2020 period despite inadequacies in the environmental impact assessment (EIA) reports, according to this CAG report tabled in Parliament on 8th August, 2022.

The Audit Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Implementation of Rural Electrification schemes in Jharkhand, Government of Jharkhand, for the year ended 31 March 2020, prepared under Article 151 of the Constitution of India, was submitted to the Governor of Jharkhand on 27 June 2022.