GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-3788 ANSWERED ON-10.05.2012 Te
Technical audit of Departments involved in procurement
3788 . SHRI A. ELAVARASAN
(a) whether the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is contemplating technical audit of Departments involved in major procurements;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether a panel of auditors has been formed to carry out frequent audits; and
(d) if so, the details thereof?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (SHRI V. NARAYANASAMY)
(a) & (b): The Chief Technical Examiner (CTE) organization of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) as part of their regular duties conduct technical vigilance audit of Projects/Works/Contracts undertaken by various Central Government organizations.
The details of contracts above a specified threshold limit are submitted by various Central Government organizations to the Central Vigilance Commission. Some of such works/projects/contracts are taken up for technical examination by CTE organization of the CVC.
(c) & (d): Technical Vigilance audits are conducted by the regular staff of CTE organization in the Central Vigilance Commission.