Issue Date: Mar 26, 2013
A Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on State Finances, tabled in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, reveals several lacunae in the budgetary process of the state government. These include errors in budgeting, lumpsum provisions being made without clarity of purpose, excess expenditure, over-allocation and expenditure without budget provisions.
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