Compliance Performance
Himachal Pradesh

Report No. 3 of 2014 - Compliance and Performance Audit on Social,General and Economic Sector (Non Public Sector Undertakings) of Government of Himachal Pradesh

Date on which Report Tabled:
Fri 10 Apr, 2015
Date of sending the report to Government:
Government Type:
Sector Transport & Infrastructure,Environment and Sustainable Development,Agriculture and Rural Development,Social Welfare,Education, Health & Family Welfare,Social Infrastructure


This Report contains four Performance Audits on Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Working of Industries Department, Implementation of National Rural Drinking Water Programme and Working of Municipal Corporation, Shimla and 23 paragraphs involving Rs. 2049.77 crore relating to excess/ unfruitful/ avoidable/ unproductive expenditure, undue favour to contractors, blocking of funds, idle investment, diversion of funds, etc. Some of the major findings are mentioned below: The total expenditure of the State increased from Rs. 13164 crore to Rs. 19739 crore during 2009-14, the revenue expenditure of the State Government increased by 56 per cent from Rs. 11151 crore in 2009-10 to Rs. 17352 crore in 2013-14 while capital expenditure decreased by four per cent from Rs. 1943 crore to Rs. 1856 crore during the period 2009-14.                                                                            

Major findings of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan are given below:
Participation of community and grass root level functionaries for preparation of district level Annual Work Plan was not ensured.

454 primary and upper primary schools (Rural area: 429 and Urban area: 25) in the State did not have their own buildings.

Out of 78950 civil works costing Rs. 467.52 crore sanctioned upto 2012-13, 5696 works worth Rs. 44.48 crore remained incomplete as of June 2014.

Work wise details of amount sanctioned, expenditure incurred, date of completion etc. were not maintained.
There was only one teacher against the minimum requirement of two teachers in primary schools ranging between 877 and 1252 during 2009-14. Similarly upper primary schools ranging between 50 and 113 had one teacher against the norms of minimum three teachers during the above period.

Local authority for grievance redressal of children and implementation of RTE Act was not designated/ constituted as of August 2014. Administrative mechanism for expression of right under RTE Act, 2009 had also not been put in place by the State Government as of August 2014.

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