Enhancement of powers to Assistant Accounts Officer (Group -B) in DAD: PCDA 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:-
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.