Fixation of Rates of Hired Inspection Vehicles under PWD

Computer No. 561693

Government of West Bengal
Public Works Department
Establishment Branch
Khadya Bhawan
Block-A, 2nd Floor
11A, Mirza Ghalib Street, Kolkata- 700082

No. 6836-PWD-11053/3/2022 September 07, 2022


The Finance Department has been issuing various orders relating to hiring of vehicles and consumption of fuel under various departments from time to time. In continuation to the such orders, a series of orders had been issued by this Department specifying the ceiling of such expenditure on a monthly basis.

In supersession of all such orders pertaining to identification of ceiling of expenditure, the undersigned is directed to state that the hired sanctioned vehicles of the PWD, for inspection purpose, shall henceforth be categorised in the following manner:

i. Operational Vehicles: For officers in Secretariat not below the rank of the Joint Secretary and for officers in Directorate not below the rank of Superintending Engineers on official purpose.

ii. Non-operational Vehicles: For remaining officers in Secretariat/ Directorate on official purpose.

The consumption of fuel shall be restricted to 8 litres per day per vehicle and 5 litres per day per vehicle for operational and non-operational vehicle respectively in terms of G.O. No. 454-F(B) dated 11.06.2008. However, the hiring charges of vehicles and kilometerage per litre of fuel etc. shall be guided in accordance with the G.O. No. 3564-WT/3M-8/98 dated 24.11.2008 read with Finance Department order no. 560-F(Y) dated 15.02.2022.

The retention of hiring of vehicles shall be done in regular manner in strict compliance of the extant provision of financial rules.

This issues with the order of the Secretary of this Department and shall take effect from the date of issuance of this order.

Joint Secretary (Personnel),
Public Works Department

No. 6836-PWD dated 07.09.2022, Source

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