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Head of Office may Hire New Vehicle for Use

Governor is pleased to delegate the power to the Head of Office for hiring of a new vehicle (Non-AC) as replacement of an existing vehicle.

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

Memo No. 6959-F(Y) Dated, 14th November, 2017

MEMORANDUM

In terms of Finance Department’s Memo. No. 1232-F(Y), dt. 09.02.2012, the Additional Secretary/ Principal Secretary/ Secretary of a Department was allowed to hire a new vehicle (Non-AC) as replacement of an existing one provided that the existing vehicle was hired with the approval of Finance Department. Later, this authority was also extended to the Divisional Commissioners vide FD’s Memo. No. 3682-F(Y), dt. 15.07.2014.

It has been under active consideration of the Government for some time past to delegate the power of hiring of a new vehicle (Non-AC) as replacement of existing vehicle to a Head of office.

After careful consideration of the matter, the Governor is pleased to delegate the power to the Head of Office as defined under Rule 5(16A) of W.B.S.R., Part-1 for hiring of a new vehicle (Non-AC) as replacement of an existing vehicle provided that the existing vehicle was hired with the approval of Finance Department.

While issuing sanction order for hiring of a new vehicle as replacement of existing one in exercise of the power delegated under this memorandum, the following sentence should be inserted in such order.

“This order issues in exercise of power delegated under Finance Department Memo. No. 6959-F(Y) dated 14.11.2017”

This order will take immediate effect.

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

No. 6959-F dated 14.11.2017, Source