KHOTANG: The Office of the Auditor General has pointed out arrears in all the ten local level governments in the district.
The preliminary report showed arrears worth millions of rupees in the two municipalities and eight rural municipalities.
The Office took 18 months to review the financial transaction carried out by the local level governments within the fiscal year 2075/76.
Taking advance, regularizing payments and recovering payments etc comprised the arrears.
Accordingly, the report states that Aiselukharka rural municipality has arrears worth Rs 1. 4 million, Kopilasgadhi has Rs 16.2 million, Kotehang has Rs 31.8 million, Diktel Ripakot Majhuwagadhi municipality has Rs13.1 million, Halesi Tuwachung has 112.5 million while Rawabensi rural municipality has Rs 19.5 million.
Furthermore, Barahapokhari rural municipality has arrears worth Rs 11.1 million and Sakela rural municipality has Rs 12.07 million. The audit of Diprung Chuichumma rural municipality is yet to take place.