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Financial Power for Sanctioning Cost of Medical Treatment

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Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
Medical Cell

No. 4201-F (MED) Date: 13.08.2014

Notification

The proposals to increase the Financial Power of various designated Officers for sanctioning cost of medical attendance and treatment as already delegated in terms of clause 13(3) of the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 have been received from different departments for some time past in view of the present market price as well as the heavy work pressure at the level of Directorates and Departments in processing such cases.

Now considering the aforesaid aspects the undersigned is directed by the order of the Governor to say that the Governor has been pleased to make amendment to the clause 13 (3) of the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 to revise the Financial Power for sanctioning cost of medical attendance and treatment in the manner and subject to the limits given hereunder:-

Designation Existing Power Delegated (In terms of Clause 13. of W.B.H.S-2008) Revised Financial Power (as amended)
Indoor Treatment OPD Indoor Treatment OPD
1. Secretariat Office.a) Departmental Secretary
b) Special Secretary/ authorised Joint Secretary in absence of Special Secy.
Full Power Full Power
Rs. 50,000/- Rs. 5000/- Rs. 1.00 Lakh Rs. 10,000/-
2. Head of Directorate Rs. 50,000/- Rs. 5000/- Rs. 1.00 Lakh Rs. 10,000/-
3. Head of Office
(Below the rank of Director)
Rs. 30,000/- Rs. 3000/- Rs. 50,000/- Rs. 5,000/-

By Order of the Governor

Sd/- H.K. Dwivedi
Principal Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 4201-F dated 13.08.2014, Source