An Indian Civilizational Perspective

CAG bursts MK Alagiri’s fertiliser bomb

DMK leader and Union Minister MK Alagiri is in the news for the wrong reasons again. In its report submitted to Parliament, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has faulted the Department of Fertilisers (DoF) which falls under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers headed by him for not co-operating with the agency during its performance audit report on the fertiliser subsidy.

CAG Vinod Rai and Principal Director of Audit KR Sriram have requested Parliament and its Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to look into the DoF’s obstructive attitude.

“It is for Parliament and the PAC to judge whether Government Departments should continue to display such a low priority to Audit Reports,” the report observes in its preface.

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