Public Accounts

Chairman :
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Political Party :
Indian National Congress
State / Constituency :
Baharampur
Member From :
Lok Sabha
Datesort ascending Name of Committee Agenda
11-Sep-20 Public Accounts

Oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India on the subject ‘Implementation of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006’ with specific reference to ‘Safety Mechanism of Imported Food in India’.

11-Sep-20 Public Accounts

Briefing by the representatives of Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) and Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) on the subject "Indirect Taxes- Goods and Services Tax” based on C&AG Report No. 11 of 2019.

03-Sep-20 Public Accounts

Oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India on the subject ‘Implementation of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006’ with specific reference to ‘Safety Mechanism of Imported Food in India’.

28-Aug-20 Public Accounts

Further oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Textiles on the subject "Failure to implement scheme objectives on disbursement of capital subsidy (Para 20.1)" based on Chapter XX of C&AG Report No. 12 of 2017, followed by; Consideration and Adoption of the Draft Reports on Action Taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations of the Committee contained in their 105th, 112th, 123rd, 124th and 131st Reports (Sixteenth Lok Sabha), respectively, on the following subjects: a) “Creation of Tourist Infrastructure in Andaman and Nicobar Islands”; b) “Incorrect Adoption of Exchange Rate And Undue Benefit to the Service Provider”; c) “Ineffective Monitoring By APEDA"; d) “Delay in Commissioning of CCTV Surveillance System”, “Irregular Leave Travel Concession Claims” and “Idling of Servers and Software and Avoidable Expenditure on Rent of Hired Servers”; and e) “Avoidable Procurement of a Mobile Nitrogen Gas Generator Plant, infructuous procurement of material, development of integrated aerostat surveillance system and irregular expenditure on construction of vehicle testing ground”.

27-Aug-20 Public Accounts

Consideration and adoption of the draft report on “Implementation of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006” based on Report No. 37 of 2017.

27-Aug-20 Public Accounts

To prioritize the subjects pertaining to the Ministry of Communications and Ministry of Railways.

21-Aug-20 Public Accounts

Oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (Erstwhile Ministry of Urban Development), Directorate of Estates and CPWD on "Functioning of Directorate of Estates" based on Chapter 19 of C&AG Report No. 11 of 2016.

18-Aug-20 Public Accounts

To prioritize the subjects pertaining to the Ministry of Defence.

11-Aug-20 Public Accounts

To prioritize the subjects pertaining to the Civil Ministries/Departments.

11-Aug-20 Public Accounts

To priortize the subjects pertaining to the Ministry of Finance.

10-Jul-20 Public Accounts

Consideration of Memorandum No.1 regarding selection of subjects for examination during the year 2020-21.

12-Mar-20 Public Accounts

(i) Deliberation on preparation for commemoration of centenary of PAC in 2021; and (ii) Oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Urban Development & CPWD on “Financial loss due to non-receipt of Completion-cum-Occupancy Certificate (Para 22.1), Loss due to failure to levy departmental charges (Para 22.2) & Undue benefit to contractor (Para 22.3)” of C&AG Report No. 12 of 2017. (iii) Consideration and Adoption of the Draft Reports on the following subjects: (a) Action taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in their 132nd Report (16th Lok Sabha) on “Irregularities in procurement of Goods and Services, Award of work to non-existent firms, Unrealised VAT refund and Excess payment of departmental charges”; (b) Action taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in their 133rd Report (16th Lok Sabha) on “Preparedness for the implementation of the National Food Security Act, 2013”; and (c) Action taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in their 136th Report (16th Lok Sabha) on “Assessment of Assessees in Pharmaceutical Sector”.

28-Jan-20 Public Accounts

(i) Oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Textiles on the subject "Failure to implement scheme objectives on disbursement of capital subsidy (Para 20.1)" based on Chapter XX of C&AG Report No. 12 of 2017; and (ii) Consideration and Adoption of the Draft Reports on the following subjects: (a) Excess Over Voted Grants and Charged Appropriations (2016-17); (b) Implemenation of Recommendations of PAC by Ministries of Finance, Defence and Women and Child Development; (c) Action Taken by the Government on Observations/Recommendations contained in 88th Report of PAC (16th Lok Sabha) on "Excess Over Voted Grants and Charged Appropriations (2015-16)"; (d) Action Taken by the Government on Observations/Recommendations contained in 90th Report of PAC (15th Lok Sabha) on "Activities of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board"; and (e) Action Taken by the Government on Observations/Recommendations contained in 109th Report of PAC (16th Lok Sabha) on "Accounting of Projects in Indian Railways".

27-Jan-20 Public Accounts

Oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Finance (Department of Financial Services) on the subject "Implementation of Prime Minister s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) (Para 16.1)" based on Chapter XVI of C&AG Report No. 12 of 2017.

23-Jan-20 Public Accounts

Oral evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on the subject “Preparedness for the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals” on Report No. 8 of 2019.

27-Dec-19 Public Accounts

Briefing by Audit followed by briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Coal on the subject "Management of Funds" based on Chapter VI of C&AG Report No. 12 of 2017.

03-Dec-19 Public Accounts

(i) Consideration and Adoption of the Draft Reports on the following subjects: (a) Revision of ceilings for Exception Reporting in Appropriation Accounts; (b) Action taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in their 95th Report (16th Lok Sabha) on “Health and Family Welfare”; and (c) Action taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in their 103rd Report (16th Lok Sabha) on “Assessment of Entities Engaged in Health & Allied Sector”. (ii) Briefing by Audit followed by briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Jal Shakti (Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation) on the subject "National Rural Drinking Water Programme" based on C&AG Report No. 15 of 2018.

19-Nov-19 Public Accounts

(i) Briefing by Audit on "Revision of ceilings for Exception Reporting in Appropriation Accounts" - A proposal seeking approval of the Committee. (ii) Consideration and Adoption of the Draft Reports on the following subjects: (a) Action taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in their 95th Report (16th Lok Sabha) on “Health and Family Welfare” and (b) Action taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in their 103rd Report (16th Lok Sabha) on “Assessment of Entities Engaged in Health & Allied Sector”.

07-Nov-19 Public Accounts

Briefing by Audit followed by oral evidence of the representatives of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare on the subject "Performance Audit of Agriculture Crop Insurance Schemes" based on C&AG Report No. 7 of 2017.

06-Nov-19 Public Accounts

Briefing by Audit followed by oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises on the subject "Implementation of Prime Minister s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) (Para 16.1)" based on Chapter XVI of C&AG Report No. 12 of 2017.

20-Sep-19 Public Accounts

(i) Briefing by Audit on the subject “Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme” based on C&AG Report No. 22 of 2018 and (ii) Briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Jal Shakti on the same subject.