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Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India Annual Training on Environment Audit

Beneficiary level: Global
Project status: Completed
Duration from: 2013-01-07
Duration to: 2013-02-01
Total budget (US Dollar): $56240

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:
– overview of Environment Audit in SAi India/INTOSAI initiative on Environment Audit.
– Protection and Conservation of Environment in India: Process and Structures
– Green Governance: Challenges and Opportunities
– Framework for Sustainable Development
– Introduction to Environment Accords/Auditing Compliance with Case Studies
– Environmental Law
– Climate Change Issues, Audit of Waste Management, Biodiversity Conservation and Audit of Biodiversity issues
– Introduction to coastal zone manamgement 
All 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.

SAIs connected to this project

How the project was initiated
Gender Relevance
Has the project/activity as an objective “the strengthening of the SAI Institutional Framework/ Independence”?
Contact person: Beneficiary SAI/Region/Committee
Source of funding
Government of India
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
Implementing agency(s)
Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
Mr. Govinda Bhattacharjee, Director General iCISA
Type of support
Stand alone project
Support modality
Support categories covered
Other Specialized Audits
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Link to related projects/programs
No related projects/programs
Any other information