Power of Departmental Approval Committee Enhanced


Finance Department
Audit Branch

No. 9144-F(Y) Kolkata, the 22nd September, 2011


Sub: Enhancement of power of Departmental Approval Committee to accord administrative approval of projects/ schemes.

In modification of this Department Memorandum no. 8325-F(Y) dt. 24.8.2011, read with Memorandum no. 8651-F(Y) dt. 24.8.2010 the undersigned is directed to state that the Governor is pleased to enhance the power of the Departmental Approval Committee (DAC) to accord administrative approval of all Plan projects/ schemes from the existing Rs. 3.00 crore to Rs. 5.00 crore, whether such projects are under State Plan or under Aided /Government of India schemes with partial contribution or 100% contribution from Government of India, such as Central Sector Schemes, Centrally Sponsored schemes or schemes with Additional Central Assistance from Government of India under State Plan or otherwise.

Necessary amendments to the Delegation of Financial power Rules will be made in due course.

Sd/- C.M. Bachhawat
Principal Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal
Finance Department

No. 9144-F dated 22.09.2011