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Local Self Government Department

Kerala State Audit Department

Local Fund Audit is the statutory audit agency in Kerala State under the administrative control of the Finance Department, Government of Kerala. This Department is entrusted with the audit of accounts of Local Self Government Institutions (LSGIs) and Local Funds included in the schedule of the Local Fund Audit Act. Director of Local Fund Audit also functions as the Treasurer of Charitable Endowments of Kerala State. The power to issue charge and surcharge certificates for the recovery of losses sustained by the Local Authority/Local Fund institutions as disclosed in audit, is vested with the Director of Local Fund Audit vide section 16 of the Kerala Local Fund Audit Act 1994 and Rule 20 of the Local Fund Audit Rule 1996. The department originally envisaged to be independent of the Accountant General and under the administrative control of the Finance Department, Government of Kerala. Vision of this department is to promote excellence in Local Fund Audit and Accounting Services towards improving the quality of Governance in Local bodies. Its Mission is to enhance accountability of the executives to the panchayath and State Legislatures by carrying out audits in the Local bodies and providing accounting services in the Local bodies in accordance with the provisions of Kerala Local Fund Audit Act 1994.Now the Department is known as Kerala State Audit Department.


Kerala State Audit Department
Vikas Bhavan
Thiruvananthapuram - 695033
Ph: 0471-2304038
e-mail: localfundauditdlfa@yahoo.in

Regional Offices:

Office Address


Vikas Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram - 33

District Office, Thiruvananthapuram

Housing Board Building, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram

District Office, Kollam

Municipal Building, Chinnakkada

District Office, Pathanamthitta

Mini Civil Station, Pathanamthitta

District Office, Alappuzha

Housing Board Building, Alappuzha

District Office, Kottayam

Collectorate(PO), Kottayam

District Office, Idukki

Thodupuzha East(PO)

District Office, Ernakulam

Civil Station, Kakkanad, Ernakulam

District Office, Thrissur

Chembookkavu, Thrissur

District Office, Palakkad

Near Municipal Town Hall, Palakkad - 1

District Office, Malappuram

Civil Station, New Block, Malappuram

District Office, Kozhikkode

Civil Station, Kozhikkode

District Office, Wayanad

Municipal Building, Kalpetta

District Office, Kannur

Thalappu, Kannur

District Office, Kasaragode

New Bus Stand Building, Kasaragode

Municipal Audit, Alappuzha

Municipal Office, Alappuzha

Municipal Audit, Kottayam

Municipal Office, Kottayam

Municipal Audit, Changanassery

Municipal Office, Changanassery

Municipal Audit, Aluva

Municipal Office, Aluva

Municipal Audit, Palakkad

Municipal Office, Palakkad

Municipal Audit, Vadakara

Municipal Office, Vadakara

Municipal Audit, Thalassery

Municipal Office, Thalassery

Municipal Audit, Kannur

Municipal Office, Kannur

Municipal Audit, Kasargode

Municipal Office, Kasargode

Corporation Audit Section, Thiruvananthapuram

Corporation Office, LMS, Thiruvananthapuram

Corporation Audit, Kollam

Corporation Office, Kollam

Corporation Audit Section, Kochi

Corporation Office, Kochi

Corporation Audit Section, Thrissur

Corporation Office, Thrissur

Corporation Audit Section, Kozhikkode

Corporation Office, Kozhikkode

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