Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned that audit is now perceived as an necessary a part of worth addition and that the mindset of “authorities vs CAG” has modified. PM Modi was addressing the gathering on the Comptroller and Auditor Common (CAG) workplace to mark the primary Audit Diwas. He additionally unveiled the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the event.
The CAG doesn’t solely hold observe of the nation’s accounts but additionally provides to its productiveness and effectivity, acknowledged the PM. “CAG is an establishment that has grown in significance and has created a legacy with passage of time,” mentioned the PM throughout his handle.
“There was a time when auditing was seen with suspicion and worry. ‘CAG vs govt’ had turn into the mindset of our system. Generally officers used to assume that CAG sees faults in all the things. However in the present day that mindset modified. Immediately audit is taken into account an necessary a part of worth addition,” PM Modi mentioned.
Because of the lack of transparency within the banking sector, varied mistaken practices have been adopted resulting in growing NPAs within the sector, he mentioned. “You realize very nicely how, previously, NPAs have been brushed beneath the carpet. Nevertheless, now we have put the reality of the earlier governments in entrance of the nation with full honesty. We’ll discover the options solely after we recognise the issues,” mentioned PM Modi.
Maintaining according to ‘Minimal Authorities, Most Governance’, the federal government is engaged on a system with the precept of ‘Sarkar Sarvam’ that may see decreased interference from the federal government and also will ease the work for folks, the PM identified. “Contactless customs, automated renewals, faceless assessments, on-line functions for service supply. All these reforms have ended the pointless interference of the federal government”, he added.
The Prime Minister additionally spoke concerning the COVID-19 pandemic and acknowledged that the nation’s combat towards it has been extraordinary. “Immediately we’re working the world’s largest vaccination program. Just some weeks in the past, the nation crossed the milestone of 100 crore vaccine doses,” he mentioned.
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