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The Office of the Assistant Auditior General, Samdrup Jongkhar conducted a five days training on Construction Audit covering sessions on Interpretation of Drawings and Estimates. A total of around 14 participants, including four internal auditors from the Samdrupjongkhar, Pemagatshel, Trashigang and Trashiyangtse Dzongkhags attended the training. The participants were introduced to interpretation of drawings, costing and estimates, familiarization and use of BSR and LMC, Construction Audit Manual and Standard Bidding Documents. It also covered a brief session on audit report writing and familiarization of the use of Financial Audit Manual.
In a campaign towards informing stakeholders on the roles and responsibilities of the Royal Audit Authority in promoting transparency and accountability in the use of public resources, an audit advocacy programme is being scheduled for four tertiary institutes under the Royal University of Bhutan this time by the Royal Audit Authority. The advocacy programme aimed to reach faculty members and students kick started from the Gaeddu College of Business Studies, Gedu, Chhukha yesterday. The programme is organized as a part of infusing preventive measures into the mainstream of normal auditing and reporting processes by creating general awareness to the target participants. Faculty members and students of the college attended to a roughly two hour presentation made by Dasho Ugen Chewang, the Auditor General of Bhutan.
Prem Mani Pradhan, the Assistant Auditor General of Research & Quality Assurance Division of the Royal Audit Authority was promoted as the new Dy. Auditor General of Department of Sectoral Audit. He was selected through the open competition selection interview held in February 2015 as per the Section 13.7 of the Bhutan Civil Service Rules and Regulations 2012. He assumed his new post after receiving Trashi Khaddar from the Hon’ble Auditor General Dasho Ugen Chewang today.
Keeping aside the usual works of auditing and reporting, the Office of the Assistant Auditor General (OAAG), Tsirang organized a consultative meeting at the Technical Training Institute (TTI), Dekiling, Sarpang on 20th March 2015.
Royal Audit Authority is pleased to release the 8th publication of the bi-annual RAA Newsletter. We bring you a brief account of Performance Audit Report on Mining sector. The report was deliberated in the fourth session of the National Council wherein eight recommendations were provided for further review and implementation. It also entails a brief account of various events and developments that have taken place during the period from July to December 2014.The editorial team would like to wish all our readers a happy reading! For copy click here...