OCAG launches help desk for pensioners

Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General launches a help desk. Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of Bangladesh Md Nurul Islam on Monday inaugurates the help desk at a function at Audit Building in the city. – Bangladesh Update

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The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (OCAG) has launched a help desk to provide pension related services to all pensioners of the country.

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of Bangladesh Md Nurul Islam on Monday inaugurated the help desk at a function at Audit Building in the city, said a press release.

Among others, Comptroller General of Accounts Fahmida Islam, Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General (Accounts and Reports) SM Rezvi and senior officials of audit and accounts department were present at the inauguration ceremony.

Through feedback and monitoring software, supervision of the help desk will make audit services providing process easier and more people-friendly.

Two help line numbers 01302-589852 and 01858-750606 have also been launched to provide services to pensioners.

The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (OCAG), the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Bangladesh is responsible for auditing government receipts and public spending and to ascertain whether expenditures have yielded value for money in government offices, public bodies and statutory organizations.

Mr. Md. Nurul Islam sworn in as the 13th Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh.

The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh (Bengali: (C&AG) is the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of the country.

Like the SAIs in many other countries across the world the institution is established by the Constitution of Bangladesh.

This institute is responsible for maintaining accounts of the republic and audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of Bangladesh, including those of bodies and authorities substantially financed by the government.

The reports of the CAG are discussed by the Public Accounts Committee, which is a standing committee in the Parliament of Bangladesh.

The Constitution of Bangladesh provides the CAG of the country with absolute independence; hence, he is not answerable to any other authority to gain access to all documents required while conducting an audit.

Article 127–132 of the constitution of the country illustrates the establishment, functions, terms of office and so on of the Auditor Genera

 

In more recent times, in addition to carrying out the traditional approach of conducting financial audits and compliance audits, the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh (OCAG) has introduced performance audits,

which focus on evaluating economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the management of public resources of different government entities.

 

 

 

 

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