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1 Session Title: Familiarisation with schemes. and Gender Sensitisation

2 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 2 Session Overview In this session we will discuss –different schemes sponsored by Central Government State Government. Three major schemes will be discussed in this session. Next

3 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 3 National Slum Development Programme (NSDP) Next

4 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 4 National Slum Development Programme (NSDP) Introduced in the 8 th Five Year Plan during specific objective –providing basic amenities to slum dwellers in the field of physical & social amenities, community infrastructure etc. a centrally sponsored scheme meant for the improvement of slums. Next

5 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 5 NSDP - Salient features Provision of physical amenities like water supply etc., Community infrastructure like provision of community centres etc. Provision of community primary health care centre. Next

6 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 6 NSDP - Salient features Provision for shelter including upgradation of houses. –Not less than 10% of the allocation to States assistance shall be utilised for construction and up gradation of houses for the urban poor. The State scheme shall be first got sanctioned in a State level project committee. Next

7 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 7 Allocation of fund Yearly provision shall be indicated by the Planning Commission at the beginning of each financial year. Inter re-allocation between states shall be made on the basis of the slum populations of the states. Next

8 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 8 Monitoring The ULB shall report progress periodically to the District Urban Development Agency (DUDA) / Sate Urban Development Agency (SUDA) DUDA / SUDA shall send necessary guidance and instructions to the municipalities / corporations in the state specific manner. Next

9 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 9 Progress since inception In , allocation under NSDP was enhanced from Rs crore to Rs.700 crore by the Planning Commission. Upto March 31, 2005, out of the total funds of Rs.3, crore released by the Central Government, an amount of Rs.2, crore has been spent. Next

10 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 10 Progress since inception Number of Slum pockets so far covered: –68,129 Number of slum dwellers so far benefited from this programme: –4.12 crore

11 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 11 Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) Next

12 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 12 Introduction The SJSRY shall seek to provide –gainful employment to the urban unemployed or underemployed poor through encouraging the setting up of self-employment ventures or provision of wage employment. This programme will rely on –creation of suitable community structures on the UBSP pattern. Next

13 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 13 Introduction The SJSRY –funded on a 75:25 basis between the Centre and the States. consists of two special schemes, namely- –The Urban Self Employment Programme (USEP) –The Urban Wage Employment Programme (UWEP) Next

14 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 14 Salient Features The SJSRY shall –rest on a foundation of community empowerment. –rely on establishing and promoting community organisations. Community organisations like Neighbourhood Groups (NHGs), Neighbourhood Committees (NHCs), and Community Development Societies (CDSs) are set up in the target areas. Next

15 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 15 Salient Features The CDSs – are the focal point for purposes of identification of beneficiaries, preparation of applications, monitoring of recovery. –identify viable projects suitable for that particular area. –also set themselves up as Thrift and Credit societies to encourage community savings. Next

16 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 16 Salient Features A maximum Rs. 100 per member for the first year, and Rs. 75 per member for each subsequent year will be allowed for activities connected with the CDSs. The CDS, being a federation of different community based organisations, shall be the nodal agency for this programme.

17 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 17 The Urban Self Employment Programme (USEP) Next

18 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 18 Introduction This programme has three distinct parts:- √ Assistance to individual urban poor beneficiaries. √ Assistance to groups of urban poor women. √ Training of beneficiaries. Next

19 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 19 Coverage The programme –applicable to all urban towns in India. –implemented on a whole town basis with special emphasis on urban poor clusters. Next

20 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 20 Target Group The programme shall target the urban poor, Attention will be given to women, persons belonging to Scheduled Castes / Tribes, disabled persons etc. The percentage of women beneficiaries shall not be less than 30%. Next

21 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 21 Target Group No. of SC and ST beneficiaries shall be proportionate to their strength in the local population. 3% shall be reserved for the disabled under this programme. Next

22 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 22 Target Group Educational Qualifications –This scheme shall not apply to beneficiaries educated beyond Class IX standard. –As regards the wage employment component, there will be no restrictions of educational qualifications. Next

23 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 23 Components of the USEP This programme encourages – under-employed and unemployed urban youth to set up small enterprises. Self-employment through setting up Micro- enterprises and skill development Next

24 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 24 Components of the USEP The maximum unit cost –Rs. 50,000 the maximum allowable subsidy –15% of the project cost, subject to a limit of Rs. 7,500. The beneficiary is required to contribute 5% of the project cost as margin money. Self-employment through setting up Micro- enterprises and skill development Next

25 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 25 Self-employment through setting up Micro- enterprises and skill development Skill development through appropriate training. The unit cost allowed for training will be Rs per trainee. The total training period for skill up-gradation may vary from 2-6 months, subject to a minimum of 300 hours. Next

26 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 26 Components of the USEP This scheme is distinguished by –the special incentive extended to urban poor women who decide to set up self employment ventures in a group. To be eligible for subsidy under this scheme –the DWCUA group should consist of at least 10 urban poor women. Development of Women and Children in Urban Areas (DWCUA) Next

27 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 27 Financial Pattern The DWCUA group society shall be entitled to –a subsidy of Rs. 1,25,000 or 50% of the cost of project whichever is less. –a lump sum grant of Rs. 25,000 as revolving fund at the rate of Rs.1000 maximum per member. Next

28 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 28 Training States may utilise –an amount upto a maximum of 5% of their total allocation –for training and capacity building of the personnel. Next

29 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 29 Information, Education and Communication Component States may utilise upto –2% of their allocation for activities under this component. Next

30 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 30 Administration and Office Expenses Not more than 5% of the funds can be utilised –for administration and office expenses purposes. Any expenditure incurred over and above this limit –shall be met out of local resources.

31 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 31 Administration and Office Expenses A sum, not exceeding 3% of the allocated amount at the ULB level can be used –for strengthening the ULB structure, –subject to the proviso that the said ULB should have set up the Urban Poverty Eradication (UPE) cell.

32 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 32 The Urban Wage Employment Programme (UWEP) Next

33 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 33 Introduction Shall seek to provide –wage employment to urban beneficiaries living below the poverty line by utilising their labour for construction of socially and economically useful public assets. Shall apply –to urban local bodies, the population of which was less than 5 lakhs as per the 1991 Census. Next

34 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 34 Introduction The material labour ratio for works under this programme shall be maintained at 60:40. The prevailing minimum wage rate shall be paid to beneficiaries under this programme. Next

35 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 35 Method of Implementation CDSs shall survey and draw up a list of available basic minimum services in their areas. Missing basic minimum services shall be first identified. States shall delegate the power to issue administrative sanctions either to the ULB or to the respective DUDA. Next

36 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 36 Method of Implementation Works are to be executed under the general control and supervision of the ULBs. ULBs are expected to maintain –a close watch over the quality of construction. Work must be done departmentally and detailed guidelines will be issued in this regard by the concerned State Governments. Next

37 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 37 Method of Implementation In case of cost escalation –it shall be the basic responsibility of the sanctioning authority/implementing authority i.e. DUDA/ULB to  ensure completion of such works by bringing in additional resources from other programmes, if so required. Next

38 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 38 Night Shelter for Urban Shelter-less Programme Next

39 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 39 Introduction Provision of some kind of shelter – to the absolutely shelter less urban population including street children and destitute women. ‘Shelter and Sanitation Facility for the footpath dwellers in urban areas’ programme has been renamed as –“Night Shelters for Urban Shelter less”. Next

40 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 40 Components The scheme has following components: –Construction of community night shelter with community toilets and baths. –Construction only of community pay and use toilets/baths for homeless. Next

41 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 41 Components The scheme primarily –caters to the needs of urban footpath dwellers. guidelines have been suitably modified. Next

42 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 42 Modified Scheme The modified scheme is limited to –construction of night shelters with toilets and baths for urban shelter less. ULBs will identify –suitable sites for the projects, based on actual need for financial assistance from the Government. Next

43 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 43 Project Appraisal, Survey and identification The project appraisal will be done by –a Central Sanctioning Committee under the Chairmanship of  Joint Secretary (Housing), Ministry of Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation and have representatives of HUDCO, Central P.W.D. etc Next

44 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 44 Financing Pattern Central Government would provide subsidy –for construction of composite night shelters 50% of the cost of construction subject to the cost ceiling of Rs. 20,000/- per bed for Night Shelter. Next

45 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 45 Financing Pattern Balance would be loan from HUDCO or any other organisation / institution or own contribution of the agency. No ceiling on the amount of loan, if sought by the agency. Next

46 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 46 Financing Pattern State Governments / implementing agencies are – to provide land / site / existing building for renovation and –undertake maintenance of the shelters fully. Land / site would be provided by the –State Governments or the ULBs / other implementing agencies. Next

47 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 47 Project Implementation and Monitoring The project formulation and implementation will be done by –public sector undertakings engaged in civil construction work, – local bodies as well as NGOs, etc. Next

48 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 48 Project Implementation and Monitoring HUDCO would –collect progress reports from these agencies, –consolidate them and –send them to the Ministry. The State administrative department for local bodies would be the principal coordinating agency at the State level. Next

49 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 49 Project Implementation and Monitoring At the national level, –Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation –would be the nodal authority for laying down guidelines and – release of funds to the implementing agencies. Next

50 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 50 Project Accounting The implementing agencies would ensure –separate project account for each of the project sanctioned under the scheme. Central subsidy would be actually released – after verification of the opening of a separate project account and credit of State / agency’s share therein etc.

51 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 51 Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) Next

52 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 52 Focused attention to integrated development of infrastructure services. Establishment of linkages between asset- creation and asset-management. Scale-up delivery of civic amenities and provision of utilities with emphasis on universal access to the urban poor; Objectives of the Mission Next

53 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 53 Objectives of the Mission Special focus on –urban renewal programme for the old city areas to reduce congestion; and Provision of basic services to the urban poor including –improved housing, –water supply and sanitation etc. Next

54 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 54 Scope of the Mission The Mission shall comprise two Sub- Missions, namely:  Urban Infrastructure and Governance;  Basic Services to the Urban Poor; Next

55 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 55 Strategy of the Mission Preparing City Development Plan: Every city will be expected to formulate  a City Development Plan (CDP) indicating policies, programmes and strategies, and financing plans. Next

56 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 56 Strategy of the Mission Preparing Projects: The CDP would facilitate identification of projects. The ULBs are to prepare Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for undertaking projects in the identified spheres. Next

57 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 57 Strategy of the Mission Release and Leveraging of Funds: –Funds from the Central and State Government will flow directly to the nodal agency designated by the State, as grants-in-aid. –The funds for identified projects across cities would be disbursed to the ULB/Parastatal agency through the designated State Level Nodal Agency (SLNA) as soft loan or grant-cum-loan or grant. Next

58 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 58 Duration of the Mission The duration of the Mission would be –seven years beginning from the year

59 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 59 Urban Sector Investment Requirement Over a 7 year period, the ULBs would require a total investments of Rs. 1,20,536 crores. This includes investment in basic infrastructure and services, that is, annual funding requirement of Rs. 17,219 crores. URBAN SECTOR INVESTMENT REQUIREMENT Rs.(crore) Category No. of Cities Investment Requirement (over 7 years starting ) Annual Funds Requirement Cities with over 4 million population757, Cities with 1-4 million population2857, Selected cities with less than 1 million population 286, Total631,20, Next

60 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 60 Expected Outcomes of the JNNURM Modern and transparent budgeting, accounting, financial management systems City-wide framework for planning and governance All urban residents have access to a basic level of urban services Next

61 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 61 Expected Outcomes of the JNNURM Financially self-sustaining agencies for urban governance and service delivery Local services and governance more transparent and accountable to citizens E-governance applications will be introduced in core functions of ULBs. Next

62 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 62 Financial Assistance under JNNURM The Government of India has proposed substantial assistance through the JNNURM over the seven-year period. During this period, funds shall be provided for proposals that would meet the Mission’s requirements. Next

63 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 63 Mandatory Reforms at the Level of ULBs, and Parastatal Agencies Adoption of modern accrual-based double entry system of accounting. Introduction of e-governance using IT applications Reform of property tax with GIS Provision of basic services to the urban poor Next

64 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 64 Mandatory Reforms at the Level of States Implementation of decentralisation measures as envisaged in 74th Constitutional Amendment Act. Repeal of Urban Land Ceiling and Regulation Act (ULCRA). Reform of Rent Control Laws. Rationalisation of Stamp Duty to bring it down to no more than 5 per cent within next seven years.. Next

65 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 65 Institutional Arrangement for Policy Oversight Formation of National Steering Group (NSG) at the national level. It Shall be chaired by the Minister of Urban Development. It shall review the progress of the mission and shall monitor the progress status of urban development. Next

66 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 66 Institutional Arrangement for Mission Operationalisation Formation of Sub-Mission Directorates (SMD) at the national level. Formation of two Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committees (CSMC): CSMC for Urban Infrastructure and Governance; CSMC for Basic Services to the Urban Poor State-Level Steering Committee (SLSC) State Level Nodal Agency (SLNA) Next

67 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 67 Sanction and Disbursement of Assistance- Funding Pattern Selected cities shall be eligible for Central assistance not exceeding the following: (a) Projects under appraisal by Sub-Mission Directorate for Urban Infrastructure and Governance Category Population (2001 census) No. of Cities Funding Pattern (%) Grant ULB / Parastatal Share / Loans from Bank Central Govt. State Govt. A>4 million B1-4 million CSelected Cities/UAs<1 million28 For NE States & J&K90100 Others8010 Next

68 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 68 Sanction and Disbursement of Assistance- Funding Pattern contd. (b) Projects under appraisal by the Sub-Mission Directorate for Basic Services to the Urban Poor Category Population (2001 census) No. of Cities Funding Pattern (%) Grant State / ULB / Parastatal Share Central Govt. A>4 million750 B1-4 million2850 CFor NE States & J&K90 10 Others Selected Cities/UAs<1 million Next

69 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 69 Sanction and Disbursement of Funds The MoUD and MoUEPA are the repository of funds On approval and sanction of assistance by the CSMC, funds are released by the MoUD and MoUEPA. The funds are released as far as possible in four installments as Additional Central Assistance Next

70 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 70 Sanction and Disbursement of Funds The first installment of 25 per cent will be released upon signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) by the State Government, ULB or parastatal agency The balance amount of assistance shall be released in three installments upon receipt of Utilisation Certificates to the extent of 70% of the Central fund

71 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 71 Monitoring Framework The MoUD/MoUEPA would periodically monitor the schemes through designated representatives. SLNA would send quarterly progress report to the MoUD/MoUEPA Next

72 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 72 Monitoring Framework Upon completion of the Project the SLNA shall submit a completion report Monitoring of progress and implementation of reforms would be outsourced to specialised/ technical agencies. Next

73 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 73 Identification of Projects in the Urban Sector Preparation of a strategy/plan Delineation of needs and priorities with public involvement Prioritisation of infrastructure and investment requirements Documenting the CDP Next

74 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 74 Guidelines for Project Preparation To be implemented by evolving an option based on its: technical feasibility financial sustainability commercial viability environmental compatibility social and political acceptability legal and regulatory feasibility Next

75 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 75 Guidelines for Project Preparation The objective of project preparation is –to structure a project with the target grant assistance from JNNURM. –This can be done by ensuring durable long-term use of the assets created, efficient service delivery and management of resources through a framework that allows cost recovery. Next

76 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 76 Technical Assistance for Project Preparation Advisory support available under the JNNURM could be used for this purpose. This assistance could be used in a packaged manner for the entire guidance and advisory support. Next

77 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 77 Finalising the Arrangements for Implementation This phase starts –when the project has been sufficiently detailed and structured for implementation. Next

78 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 78 Finalising the Arrangements for Implementation ULB Approval: – The process of ULB approval takes two stages: In-principle approval Approval for implementation State government approval

79 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 79 Gender Sensitisation

80 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 80 Gender sensitization: an important issue in the participatory democracy in the countries round the globe. Enables –a logical awareness and understanding of the roles and functions of men and women. Brings into surface –gender empowerment measure to promote social and economic development.

81 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 81 The conventional attitude to gender Born out of some age-old beliefs and knowledge about the role and behaviour of men and women in the patriarchal society. Some of the characteristics and features are thought to be ‘natural’ for men, Some others are for women.

82 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 82 The conventional attitude to gender This attitude has ultimately brought about –division of labour and practices in the society. This has given rise to –the concept of discrimination and inequality between men and women.

83 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 83 The growth and practice of the concept of an egalitarian and neutral attitude to gender Hardly tangible till the 1970s. Women’s role in agriculture and other productive sectors were not significantly thought of Women were excluded from the various processes of participatory development.

84 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 84 The seventies started to witness the first significant change Declaration of U.N Decade for Women ( ) Ultimately led to rethinking of development policies

85 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 85 The seventies started to witness the first significant change People began to view women – as agents of productive processes Women’s marginalization –the primary cause of their deteriorating status.

86 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 86 The seventies started to witness the first significant change Since 1950s, the policy approaches and measures reflected –recognition of women’s role in development Resulted in –changes in the macro level social and economic planning for development

87 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 87 The seventies started to witness the first significant change The focus on attitude to gender sensitization gradually shifted from ‘Welfare’ ‘Equity’ Anti poverty’ ‘Efficiency’ and finally to ‘Empowerment’.

88 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 88 The seventies started to witness the first significant change This latest stage ‘Empowerment’ approach –got accelerated in the eighties and nineties and –emphasizes to empower women through greater self-reliance and confront oppression.

89 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 89 Gender sensitization in the context of ULBs Women empowerment given recognition in the Constitution of India and other different Central Government Schemes not less than one-third of the total number of seats to be filled by direct election in every Municipality shall be reserved for women (Article 243T(3)

90 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 90 Urban development projects and schemes Formation of women’s self-help groups (SHGs): Lays major emphasis on –developing the quality and material conditions of life of the slum residents SHGs –to mobilize local women to launch small-scale savings and credit groups for their self-reliance and material well being.

91 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 91 Urban development projects and schemes Vocational training courses are implemented –with a view to equipping the SHGs with self- employment Dynamic women’s groups are utilized –for networking and outreach of different poverty alleviation schemes sponsored by the State and Central Governments.

92 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 92 Swarna Jayanti Shari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) a Central Government funded scheme which seeks –to provide gainful employment to the urban unemployed or underemployed poor. the scheme, inter-alia, provides for –formation of community organizations like Neighbourhood Groups (NHGs) and Neighbourhood Communities (NHCs).

93 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 93 Swarna Jayanti Shari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) NHG –an informal association of women living in a slum to support planning, implementation and monitoring of activities at the neighbourhood level and to foster and encourage participation in community improvement.

94 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 94 Swarna Jayanti Shari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) NHC –a more formal association of women –may be registered under the Societies Registration Act and –apply for grants-in-aid under various schemes to identify local problems and priorities, provide suggestions of groups involvement in meeting community needs and goals, and facilitate recovery of loans from the beneficiaries in time etc.

95 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 95 Urban Self Employment Programme (USEP) the percentage of women beneficiaries shall not be less than 30%. the sub-scheme “Development of Women and Children in the Urban Areas” (DWCUA) is –wholly dedicated to uplift poor women and children and provides –assistance to groups of urban poor women for setting up gainful self-employment ventures.

96 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 96 Urban Self Employment Programme (USEP) This scheme –specially distinguished by the special incentive extended to urban poor women who decide to set up self-employment ventures in a group as opposed to individual effort. –shall strive to empower urban poor women by making them independent.

97 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 97 Audit Points on Schemes Could the auditor ensure that –the grants under the National Slum Development Programme (NSDP) were actually utilized by the ULB for the specific purposes for which the grants were sanctioned? –the fund actually utilized for construction and up- gradation of houses for the urban poor under NSDP was not less than the total amount of the grant?

98 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 98 Audit Points on Schemes Did the work of provision of physical amenities under NSDP include – water supply, –community baths, –widening and paving of existing streets, –sewers, –community latrines, –street lights?

99 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 8 99 Audit Points on Schemes Was the grant under NSDP utilized – for development of community centres for pre-school education, non-formal education, adult education, recreational activities etc.?

100 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Were the community health care centres developed under the NSDP –actually manned by Registered Medical Practitioners/ Govt. Doctors? –were there proper registers for the same? If not, –was there proper record to show that the ULB made efforts to get support of the Registered Medical Practitioners/ Govt. Doctors in this regard?

101 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Did the ULB report progress under NSDP periodically –to the District Urban Development Agency (DUDA) and –State Urban Development Agency SUDA)?

102 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Were any guidance and instructions on ULB’s progress report under NSDP received by the ULB from DUDA and SUDA? –IF so, were the same complied with? Did any portion of the fund provided under NSDP remain unutilized? –If so, the reasons therefore should be analysed.

103 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Did the ULB keep any record –of the number of slum pockets covered and slum dwellers benefited from the scheme? –was the same in tune with the projected numbers?

104 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Were the funds provided under Urban Self Employment Programme (USEP) and Urban Wage Employment Programme (UWEP) under the central scheme Swarna Jayanti Sahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) actually utilized for scheduled purposes?

105 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Could the auditor ensure that –the State’s share of 25% of the scheme was released to the ULB in time? Was there proper record to show –that Community organisations like NHGs, NHCs and CDSs were duly set up in the targeted areas?

106 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Could the auditor ensure that –the CDSs actually functioned as focal point for purposes of identification of beneficiaries, preparation of applications, monitoring of recoveries etc? Was there any case of expenditure of more than Rs. 100 per member for the first year and Rs. 75 for each subsequent year?

107 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Was there –proper record of numbers of individual urban poor beneficiaries? Was it in tune with the grant received under USEP for setting up gainful self-employment? Did all the beneficiaries of SJSRY live –below the urban poverty line?

108 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Was the percentage of women beneficiaries under USEP less than 30%? –was special provision of 3% reserved for the disabled persons? –was any beneficiary educated beyond IX standard? Was the subsidy allowed on the project cost under USEP more than 15% of the cost of the project/ Rs. 7,500, whichever was lower?

109 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Could the auditor assess – the establishment of linkages between asset creation and asset management in JNNURM ? Were there any recorded parameters –to gauge the extent of reduction of congestion in the urban area under JNNURM?

110 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Could the auditor gauge –tangible improvement in the provision of basic services to the urban poor under JNNURM viz. improved housing, water supply and sanitation, education health and social security?

111 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Did the ULB prepare –a City Development Plan (CDP) indicating policies, programmes, strategies and financial plans? --If so, were Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) prepared for undertaking the development works?

112 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session Audit Points on Schemes Could the auditor verify –the extent of performance of the ULB in undertaking mandatory reforms as prescribed in JNNURM viz. adoption of modern accrual-based double entry system of accounting, reform of property tax, introduction of a system of E-governance using IT applications, etc.?


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