Addressing a conclave of the Comptroller and Auditor General the PM expressed hope that the CAG will bolster its role in making “New India, Clean India”.
He said auditors need to evolve technical tools to root out fraud from govt departments.The Prime Minister also said that his govt is completely transparent and that’s the reason it could stop 1.5 lakh crore rupees of tax payers’ hard earned money going into the wrong hands.
He added that the CAG has a crucial role in making India a $5 Trillion economy.The PM also expressed satisfaction at the central auditor working seriously to take itself from CAG to CAG plus.
He also suggested that the targets auditors fix for themselves and the organisation at the conclusion of the conclave are tied to India’s 75 years of independence celerations in 2022.
Prime Minister also paid tributes to Mahtama Gandhi as he unveiled his statue at the CAG office premises on the occasion.