Institutionalization of social audit for major welfare schemes is the need of the hour as large part of the government’s budget is spent on them. What are the benefits of social audit? Citing relevant examples bring out the loopholes in its implementation. Also, suggest some measures for its improvement. (150 W)

Mentor’s Comment: The question seems to be straight and forward and desires us to show benefits of social audit. Introduction should comprise the rationale of institutionalizing social audit. Further, in the main body we need to link the institutionalized social audit with its possible benefits, focus on the role of community participation and compare it … Continue reading Institutionalization of social audit for major welfare schemes is the need of the hour as large part of the government’s budget is spent on them. What are the benefits of social audit? Citing relevant examples bring out the loopholes in its implementation. Also, suggest some measures for its improvement. (150 W)