21. Accounts and Audit of Corporation.—(1) The Corporation shall maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare an annual statement of accounts in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed.
(2) The accounts of the Corporation shall be audited by the Comptroller and Audio-General of India at such intervals as may be specified by him and any ex-penditure incurred in connection with such audit shall be payable by the Corpo-ration to the Comptroller and Auditor-General.
(3) The Comptroller and Auditor-General and any person appointed by him in connection with the audit of the accounts of the Corporation shall have the same rights and privileges and authority in connection with such audit as the Comptroller and Auditor-General has in connection with the audit of Govern-ment accounts and, in particular, shall have the right to demand the production of books, accounts, connected vouchers and other documents and papers and to inspect any of the offices of the Corporation.
(4) The accounts of the Corporation as certified by the Comptroller and Audi-tor-General of India or any other person appointed by him in this behalf together with the audit report thereon shall be forwarded annually to the Central Gov-ernment and that Government shall cause the same to be laid before each House of Parliament.