Release of Fund relating to Other Non-Salary Items for 2022-2023

Finance Department
Budget Branch
Nabanna, Howrah-711 102

No. 850-F.B. Howrah, the 14th December, 2022


In continuation of Fund allotment Memo. No. 1212-FB dated 31.03.2022 read with Memo No. 280-FB dated 05.07.2022, the Governor has now been pleased to decide to release fund up to 75% of the whole years’ Budget provision for the financial year 2022-23 for Other Non-Salary items under Administrative Expenditure except the heads of account related to State Disaster Risk Management Fund (SDRMF) under the major head “2245-Relief on account of Natural Calamities”.

  1. Within the powers delegated under Delegation of Financial Power Rules, 1977 as amended from time to time or by virtue of the powers delegated in specific cases, the Administrative Departments/ Controlling Authorities may sanction expenditure out of the Administrative Expenditure except “33-Subsidies” and “55-Loans & Advances”.
  2. While issuing orders for sanctioning expenditure in exercise of the powers delegated under this Memorandum, the following sentence should be inserted in such orders “This order issues in exercise of the powers delegated under Finance Department Memo No. 850-FB dated 14.12.2022”.
  3. The powers delegated to the Administrative Departments/ controlling Authorities to release fund are subject to restrictions on creation of posts, purchase/ hiring of cars and also other restrictions imposed by the Finance Department are to be observed.

Sd/- M. Pant
Additional Chief Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 850-FB dated 14.12.2022, Source

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