Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India Annual Training on Auditing of Social Sector Schemes
Training of one month’s duration is offered each year for 30-40 participants from different SAIs around the world. The training is held at the International Centre for Information Systems and Audit (iCISA) of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. iCISA’s courses are designed to suit senior and middle level officers of various SAIs and, in special cases, officers from other government departments working in areas directly related with the course contents are also considered.
The content of the course on Auditing of Social Schemes:
– Overview of auditing government flagship programmes eg. MNREGA, NRHM, MDM, SSA
-Scope and structure of audit plan for optimum utilization of audit resources
– Audit of schemes/Impact assessment
– Issues in Audit of social Sector schemes viz. Identification of beneficiaries, delivery of services to target population at minimum cost etc.
-Social Audit/Role of civil society
-Audit of NGOs
-Reporting the Social Sector Audits
-Case StudiesAll programmes offered by iCISA are funded either by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, under the ITEC/SCAAP/Colombo Plan schemes or by governments/organizations sponsoring candidates under self funding schemes.
The total budget is expected expenditure.