2. Duty to get accounts audited:
The accounts of the Central Board shall be audited annually by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India and any expenditure incurred annually by C. & A.G. in connection with such audit shall be reimbursed by the Central Board.
The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India and any person appointed by him in connection with the audit of the accounts of the Central Board shall have same rights and privileges and authority in connection with the audit of government accounts and, in particular, shall have the right to demand the production of books, accounts, connected vouchers, documents and papers and inspect any of the offices of the Central Board.
3. Duty to forward audit report to the Central government:
The accounts of the Central Board as certified by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India or any other person appointed by him in this behalf together with the audit report therein shall be forwarded to the Central Board which shall forward the same to the Central Government along with its comments on the report of the Comptroller and Auditor-General.
4. Duty to Submit Annual Report:
Further, it is the duty of the Central Board to submit to the Central Government an Annual Report of its work and activities. The Central Government shall cause a copy of the Annual Report, the audited accounts together with the report of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India and the comments of the Central Board thereon to be laid before each House of Parliament.