Presently, there are 20 clusters of departments with a FA setup in each such cluster. But recently 21 departments of the Government have been merged to form 10 departments.
Finance Department, Govt. of West Bengal
The functions of the Finance Department are performed through 5 (five) branches, namely, Audit, Budget, Revenue, Internal Audit and Institutional Finance. [View Index]
Financial powers to incur different types of expenditure as delegated by Finance Department, cannot be further delegated to any subordinate officer without concurrence,
Existing DDOs of erstwhile departments shall continue to function as such up to 31.03.2017 with respect to all bills except pay bill for the month of March, 2017.
Grant of Dearness Relief @ 173% to State Government Pensioners/ Family Pensioners with effect from 01.01.2017 whose pension/ family pension has not been revised.
State Government Pensioners/ Family Pensioners shall draw Dearness Relief @ 85% of Basic Pension/ Basic Family Pension with effect from 1st January, 2017 onwards.
Rates of Dearness Allowance to the employees (who are drawing their pay in the pre-revised scale) shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 156% to 173% with effect from 01.01.2017.