Enhancement of powers to Assistant Accounts Officer (Group -B) in DAD: PCDA(CC) Circular
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Sub: – Enhancement of powers to Assistant Accounts Officer (Group -B) in DAD
As per HQrs Circular No. AN/XI/l1060/Powers/AAO/Vol.-III dated 05.10.2011 and in continuation of the HQ office Circular No. AN/XI/l1060/Powers/AAO/Vol.-III dated 28.08.2003 and 30.07.2008, the powers delegated to AAO in respect of the following items have been enhanced as under:-
||Item as per Annexure ‘A’ of HQrs Circular No. AN/XI/l1060/Powers/AAO/Vol.-III dated 28.08.2003 and 30.07.2008
||Existing Financial Power (in Rs.)
||Enhanced Financial Power (in Rs.)
||Item No. xi : Requisition for LTC advance
||Item No. xiii : Advance/Withdrawal from GPF/AFPP fund – DAD and Non-DAD
||Item No. xiv : M-Section Bills
||Item No. xv (a) : Medical Claim/OPD Treatment
||Item No. xv(b) (ii) : Hospitalization Claim (Final Bills)
||Item No. xvi
|(a) : Third party Claims
|(b) : All Bills which are not covered above, payable through Public Fund Accounts
Other entries of Annexure ‘A’ to HQ office circular dated 28.08.2003 will remain the same.
2. It has also been decided that the following “level jumping” shall be introduced:-
a) Two tier processing [Auditor and AAO] – for all bills up to the delegated financial powers of AAO’s as mentioned above.
b) Two tier processing [Auditor + AO/SAO] – for all bills valuing above the financial powers of AAO’s and upto Rs.2 lakhs (Two lakhs only)
c) Three tier processing [Auditor, AAO & AO/SAO] – for all bills exceeding Rs. 2 lakhs and upto Rs. 1 Crore in value in all offices except PCDA New Delhi. This limit shall be upto Rs. 5 Crores in the case of PCDA New Delhi.
d) Four tier processing [Auditor, AAO, AO/SAO 8.: Group Officer] – for all bills exceeding Rs. 1 Crore in all offices except PCDA New Delhi.
e) Four tier processing [Auditor, AAO, AO/SAO & Group Officer] – for all bills exceeding Rs. 5 Crores in PCDA New Delhi.
3. In the absence of any Time Scale IDAS Officer in an independent sub-office, the PCDA/CDA, after careful consideration and after recording speaking orders in each case, can authorize one or more Ao3 in the sub-office to pass bills for a period not exceeding three months, even when their value exceeds Rs. 1 Crore.
4. The above provisions shall be effective from 05.10.2011.