MGNREGA: Tassaduq Mufti for appointing social auditing staff

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July 17, 2017 0 Comments BREAKING NEWS 126 Views
MGNREGA: Tassaduq Mufti for appointing social auditing staff

Expressing concern over the deficiencies regarding social auditing in MGNREGA reportedly pointed out by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, the Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell has asked for placement of social audit staff for MGNREGA.

“Recently I came across news items published in the press wherein some deficiencies regarding social auditing in MGNREGA reportedly pointed out by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India was highlighted,” Mr Tassaduq Mufti, Coordinator CM’s Grievance Cell has said in a communication addressed to Minister for Rural Development Department and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq Khan.

“For ensuring accountability and transparency for all stakeholders, it is mandatory as per the MGNREGA Act to establish an independent social audit by appointing Director Social Audit MGNREGA and other supporting staff at both state as well as the Divisional level,” he wrote.

He also asked for appointment of Ombudsman in each district by placing the requisite mechanism for redressal of the grievances related to the MGNREGA.

“I shall be grateful if your goodself looks into the matter personally and ensure that the above mentioned gaps/ deficiencies are fulfilled in order to ensure transparency, accountability, good governance and objective of the said flagship scheme is achieved accordingly,” the communication further reads.

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