Overview of the Sector
Social Sector-II is composed of five Sections (i) Headquarter Section, (ii) Draft Paragraph Cell, (iii) Audit Unit-I, (iv) Audit Unit-II and (v) Grant-in-Aid Section. Each of these sections is supervised by one Assistant Audit Officer/Supervisor (hereafter referred as sectional in-charge). These sections are under the charge of the three Senior Audit Officers/Audit Officers posted at Headquarter. The Sector is under the overall control of one Senior Deputy Accountant General/Deputy Accountant General, who is responsible for co-ordinating the activities of various sections of the Sector.
The functions and responsibilities of the Sector is to conduct the Performance Audit/Thematic Audits of major Government Projects/flagship schemes and Compliance Audit of civil departments/offices of the State Government I.e. Education, Housing & Urban Development, Social Security, Women & Child Development, Labour, Employment, Defence Welfare Services, Sports & Youth services, Cultural Affairs, Information & Public Relation, Welfare of SCs & BCs, Water Supply & Sanitation. Sector also conducts audit of Boards i.e. Punjab Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, Punjab Labour Welfare Board, Punjab State Social Welfare Board and also audit of Grant-in-aid of bodies receiving grants from the State Government. Work relating to issue of Audit Certificates in respect of World Bank Aided Projects and Asian Development Bank Project is also performed.