#loss of central assistance of ` 74.76 crore due to non-completion of work

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By Admin

IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT
· An audit of the implementation of the Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme by the Irrigation Department for the period 2011-16 brought out creation of undue interest liability of ` 62.09 crore due to non-implementation of two projects despite availability of funds, loss of central assistance of ` 74.76 crore due to non-completion of work in time and short release of State share. Delay of 43 and
60 months in awarding works led to cost overrun of ` 1.81 crore while material worth ` 4.53 crore was procured more than seven years before requirement.