India

Govt issues guidelines for Pay & Accounts office System

gy correspondent Jammu mar 6
[ March 06, 2018 ] While roll out of Pay & Accounts office System in respect of Public payments has been ordered by the fincance department order no: 78-F of 2018 Dated:- 06.03.2018 in departments of PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control and Public Works (R&B) except in Leh & Kargil Districts with effect from 15th Feb. 2018 and in respect of Agriculture Production, Forest, Ecology & Environment, Industries & Commerce and Power Development departments from latest by 31st March, 2018, sanction is accorded to the procedure outlined as .The Treasury Officers shall close the accounts of all the DDOs of the above departments and furnish the statement of balances duly authenticated to the respective Pay & Accounts Office with a copy to the concerned DDO. The Chief Pay & Accounts officers shall therefore entertain the bills of the DDOs against said balances. In case DDOs find some d screpancies in the statement furnished by the Treasury Officers the same need to be reconciled with the concerned Treasury officer. The DDOs of aforementioned departments of Kashmir province will submit the bills electronically to the Saddar Treasury Officer Srinagar and DDOs of Jammu province to the Saddar Treasury officer, Jammu. Saddar Treasury Officers shall function as Chief Pay and Accounts Officers (Pre-check) and transfer the bills electronically to Treasury Officer, Civil Secretariat Treasury, who will function as CPAO (Payments).Treasury Officers (Civil Secretariat Treasury) after receiving the bills duly verified from Chief Pay and Accounts officer (pre-check) will make the payment by affording the credit to the Account of beneficiary directly.The hard copies of vouchers / bills shall be submitted by the DDOs to concerned CPAOs by 22nd , of the month for the payments made upto 18th of the month.Similarly the hard copies of vouchers / bills in respect of payments made from 19th of month upto end of month shall be submitted by 5th of the following month. The concerned Chief Pay Accounts Officers will then submit these vouchers in the shape of an account to the office of AG (A&E) for face audit and compilation and Detailed guidelines regarding NPS, GPF, SLI of employees of these departments shall be issued separately.