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Government of West Bengal
Department of Health & Family Welfare,
Swasthya Bhavan GN-29, Sector V
Salt Lake, Kolkata 700091
No. HF/O/TDE/404/2B-16/13 Dated: 07.04.2014
The matter of enhancement of financial power of the procuring authorities under Drug, equipment and other hospital consumables routed through the Store Management Information system has been under active consideration of the Government in Health & Family Welfare department since sometimes past.
2. Accordingly, a proposal was suitably drawn up and submitted to the Finance Department for their concurrence. Finance department has examined the proposal of enhancement of the financial power of the procuring authorities at various level of hospitals/health units and has recommended to re-delegate the financial power of the Director Health Services & Director of Medical Education vested to them vide FD Notification No. 11550-F dated 20.12.2001 under Rule 15(1) of the Delegation of Financial Powers Rules, 1977, as amended, with the approval of the Departmental Secretary.
3. Now after careful consideration of the matter and in pursuance of the above decision with the approval of the Director of Health Services and Director of Medical Education, the undersigned is directed by the order of the Governor to say that the Governor is pleased to order that DDHS(E&S), CMOH, MSVP, Superintendent of various levels of hospitals as indicated below will henceforth enjoy the financial powers upto the limit as shown under column (2), (3),(4), (5) & (7) w.e.f 01.04.2014 :
|Item of expenditure||Delegation to:|
|DDHS(E&S), MSVP of Medical College & hospital /CMOH of the districts||Superintendent|
|Speciality hospital||District Hospital||State General Hospital||Sub Divisional Hospital||Decentralized Hospital|
|General drugs, Antibiotics, sera, Vaccines, reagents and chemicals||Rs 5.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 5.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 2.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 1.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 1.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 1.00 lakh per item at time|
|Equipment, Medical accessories and Consumables (OHC)||Rs 5.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 5.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 2.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 1.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 1.00 lakh per item at a time||Rs 1.00 lakh per item at a time|
This has approval of the Principal Secretary of this Department.
All concerned are being informed.