• Soil & Water Conservation Dept misappropriated Rs 3.59 Cr: CAG
    Says Directorate fabricated APRs   Morung Express News Dimapur | February 26  The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has detected that the Department of Soil and Water Conservation ‘misappropriated’ Rs 3.59 crore out of the Rs 3.74 crore released for implementation of a flood management programme in Kohima and Phek districts. The CAG report for the year ending March 31, 2018 informed that the department had, in April 2016, proposed to the Brah
  • Misappropriation et al: Nagaland Govt recovers mere 1.77% of Rs 178 Cr
    Nagaland Lokayukta offers some hope    Morung Express News  Dimapur | February 23  As of March 31, 2018, there were 29 cases of theft, misappropriation, loss of government material and defalcation in 13 departments in Nagaland involving money amounting to Rs 178.96 crore. Out of this, the government so far has been able to recover just Rs 3.16 crore or 1.77%, of the total money involved, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  • Only in Nagaland: Completed bridge sans attached roads
    The RCC T-Beam Girder Bridge over River Dishakapu near ARTC, Dimapur which was reported as completed in January 2018. In this picture taken during a joint verification in July 2018, CAG finds no road attached to the bridge. (Photo: CAG)   Morung Express News Dimapur | February 23 The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has brought to light the case of a bridge construction project between Dimapur and Jalukie which was labeled completed, though not attached t
  • Nagaland: Rs 18.08 crore for incomplete works
    CAG puts PWD (R&B) in spot   Morung Express News Dimapur | February 21  The Nagaland Public Works Department (R&B) made payments of Rs 18.08 crore to contractors of three road projects “without execution of works,” found the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.  In its report for the year ending March 31, 2018, the CAG informed that these payments were made with regard to the Jendang Saddle to Noklak Pangsha road (Phase-II), ro
  • Nagaland: ‘Fraudulent payments’ of Rs 20.89 Cr in RD Department
    Morung Express News Kohima | February 19 The Nagaland Rural Development (RD) Department has come under the scanner of the Comptroller and Auditor Genera (CAG) of India for reportedly making “fraudulent payments” to the tune of Rs 20.89 crore.  This includes “fraudulent payments” of Rs 14.68 crore without execution of works and Rs 6.21 crore payment without receipt of materials. The CAG report for the year 2017-18 detected that technical personnel in charge
  • Pensions: Nagaland owes Rs. 211.40 crore to NSDL
    Our Correspondent Kohima | February 17 As of March 2018, the Government of Nagaland has not remitted Rs. 211.40 crore to the National Securities and Depository Limited (NSDL), thereby attracting a penalty of Rs 47.48 crore. This was revealed in the State Finances Audit report of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) report for the period 2017-18, which was tabled at the NLA recently. The report further pointed out that failure of the Drawing and Disbursin
  • CAG Report Tabled: Several anomalies detected
    Our Correspondent Kohima | February 15 The Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) of India report, tabled on the concluding day of the 5th Session of 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly, as usual has detected several anomalies. Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio tabled the State Finances Audit Report of the Comptroller & Auditor general of India for the year ended 31st March 2018 (Report No.1 of the year 2019) and Social, Economic, Revenue and General Sectors for the year