Chandigarh: Emphasising on the need of a transparent system to eradicate corruption out of the society, Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Vinod Rai on Wednesday asked for regulated and timely audit of the funds.

Taking a note of the recent scams, Rai, who met Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal insisted, “A regulated checking of the funds will help in ensuring the accountability and improving the administration process in the country.”

Explaining the need of accounting investigation, Rai elaborated, “Such a mechanism could establish the trust of people in Legislature and Executive.”

During the meeting, Punjab CM also lauded the efforts of Punjab Accountant General in improving the management of funds through stringent steps and actions.

JPN/Bureau