Re­cent CAG re­ports on is­sues that may im­pact your life

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Watch out what you eat

• Fssai has is­sued li­cences to food busi­ness op­er­a­tors with­out com­plete doc­u­ments.

• 65 out of 72 state labs are not ac­cred­ited by the na­tional Ac­cred­i­ta­tion Board for Test­ing and cal­i­bra­tion Lab­o­ra­to­ries. • About 4.72 lakh met­ric tonne of wheat cost­ing ₹700.30 crore de­te­ri­o­rated as it was found ly­ing in open area and was de­clared as non-is­suable un­der Pds.

De­te­ri­o­rat­ing ru­ral health About holy wa­ters Watch out what you eat in trains

• clean­li­ness and hy­giene were not be­ing main­tained at cater­ing units at sta­tions and in trains.

• Food stuff served was less than the pre­scribed sched­uled quan­tity. • Ar­ti­cles un­suit­able for hu­man con­sump­tion, con­tam­i­nated food­stuff, re­cy­cled food­stuff, shelf life ex­pired pack­aged and bot­tled items, unau­tho­rized brands of wa­ter bot­tles, etc., were of­fered for sale on sta­tions. • no re­duc­tion in the num­ber of com­plaints over the years.

• short­age of 77 to 87 per­cent doctors found in com­mu­nity health cen­tres across the coun­try. • some pub­lic health cen­tres are func­tion­ing in un­hy­gienic en­vi­ron­ment and are in­ac­ces­si­ble.

• An amount of ₹198.14 crore (as of 31 March, 2017) which is meant for ganga re­ju­ve­na­tion is ly­ing un­used in banks.

• Projects cost­ing ₹2,710.14 were de­layed due to non-avail­abil­ity of land and other rea­sons.

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