Srinagar : Department of Skill Development Department (SDD) has got cleared 1093 out of 1259 audit paras, hence leaving only 166 paras for perusal.
This was revealed on Thursday at a meeting chaired by Principal Secretary, Skill Development Department Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon to review the settlement of audit para’s pending with the office of Principal accountant General J&K (Audit) in respect of the Department.
While reviewing the settlement of audit paras in ITIs and Polytechnics of Jammu and Kashmir, Dr Samoon congratulated the officers for this achievement and said that we build on this achievement and take steps to prevent piling of audit paras in future. He said that to enhance the quality of audit compliance, the officers need to play a more active role in the resolution of audit paras.
Most of the paras that have been cleared were old outstanding paras some of which were pending from the last two decades.
He further passed on specific directions to the concerned officers for clearing the pending 166 paras of the department by the end of this month.
For effective compliance of audit paras, Dr Samoon suggested that regular meetings be held to ensure timely replies to audit paras which will inturn make the resolution process of audit paras more efficient and convenient. He also directed the officers to visit the ITIs and Polytechnics to get a first hand appraisal of the different audit paras and take action accordingly.
During the meeting various issues came up for discussion and committees were constituted to submit reports for future course of action.