Comptroller and Auditor General

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Comptroller and Auditor General

head of the Exchequer and Audit Department and a parliamentary officer. The Comptroller's main function is to scrutinize public accounts to ensure that money is being spent as Parliament authorized. The holder of the office is paid from the CONSOLIDATED FUND. An annual report to the Committee on Public Accounts has to be made.
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New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India (CAG) on Friday came down heavily on the Railways saying that cleanliness and hygiene were not being maintained in catering units at stations and in trains and it was serving foodstuff unsuitable for human consumption.
Northern Ireland's Comptroller and Auditor-General John Dowdall gets a CBE.