The Finance (Audit) Department has been set up by the Government of with the sole motive of ensuring that all the Department comply with the audit observation raised not only by the Office of the Accountant General, Goa but also the Directorate of Accounts. Thereby ensuring that the Department functioning in recovering most of the outstanding dues/recoveries, ect. was also streamlined.
The Audit Department is responsible for placing the following Reports on the Table of the House:
Audit Department, after placing the CAG Report on the table of the House, circulates the same to all the concerned Departments/Corporation, thereby seeking their Action Taken Notes on the observation made therein. Upon receiving the Action Taken Notes furnished by the concerned Departments Corporation through their Administrative Departments, the same are examined and vetted. If found to be in order and sent back for onward submission to the office of the Accountant General Goa. Those Action Taken Notes which were found not to be in order are returned back to the respective Department for rectification and resubmission.
Beside the CAG Report. Audit Department also received a number of Inspection Report from the Office of the Accountant General. Goa as well as Internal Inspection Report from the Directorate of Accounts. The same are examined and action/remedies. If any on the observation made therein were communicated to the concerned Departments. Compliance report on the same are also sought. Failing which repeated reminders are sent.
Circulars/Notification/ Memorandums regarding guidelines/measures. etc. to be followed in respect of audit observation are also issued from time to time.
Audit Department is also responsible for taking action on the recommendation made by the Public Accounts Committee(PAC).
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