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Recasting Public Administration in IndiaReform, Rhetoric, and Neoliberalism$
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Kuldeep Mathur

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780199490356

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199490356.001.0001

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Emerging Institutions and the Challenge of Democratic Accountability

Emerging Institutions and the Challenge of Democratic Accountability

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(p.124) 11 Emerging Institutions and the Challenge of Democratic Accountability
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Recasting Public Administration in India
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Kuldeep Mathur

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199490356.003.0012

This chapter reflects on parliamentary accountability of new governance institutions. Parliament has a constitutional agent in the office of the comptroller and auditor general (CAG) to report on the performance of government expenditure. On the one hand, it is contended that since institutions with PPPs include private investment, the CAG does not have a role in auditing them. On the other hand, the view is that these institutions are public authorities and come under the purview of the CAG. The debate is far from settled and public audit is still denied to these institutions. In this chapter, some instances where the CAG has undertaken audit on its own are presented.

Keywords:   parliamentary accountability, new governance institutions, comptroller and auditor general, private investment, public audit

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