UPSC Indian Polity and Civics The Union Judiciary Question Bank Union Government

  • question_answer The Comptroller and Auditor General is appointed by the president. He can be removed

    A) by the president

    B) on an address from both Houses of Parliament

    C) on the recommendation of the president by the supreme court

    D) by CJI

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    The comptroller and Auditor General can be removed on an address from both Houses of Parliament. The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is an authority, established by the Constitution of India under Chapter V, who audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India and the state governments, including those bodies and authorities substantially financed by the government. The CAG is also the external auditor of government-owned companies.

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