Public sector companies may have spent more on the Sardar Patel statue, billed as the world’s tallest, than was recently noted by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG). The country’s topmost auditor had flagged the contributions in a report because the money came from the companies’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) budgets, even though the statue did not qualify under the relevant provision.
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First Published: Wed, October 31 2018. 05:37 IST