Revised Financial Power for Sanctioning Cost of Treatment

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
Medical Cell

No. 483-F(MED) Date: 26.05.2016


In this deptt. Notification No. 4201-F(MED) dated 13/08/2014 delegation of Financial Powers in respect of sanctioning cost of medical attendance and treatment to various designated officers has been revised. But nothing has been mentioned about the Divisional Commissioners who are presently empowered at par with the departmental Secretaries to sanction cost of medical attendance and treatment of Officers of All India Services and W.B.C.S posted in different districts vide P&AR (IAS Cell) Deptt Circular No. 158-Secy.P&AR/2011 Dated 01/09/2011.

As such, in partial modification the aforesaid Finance Deptt. Notification the undersigned is directed by the order of the Governor to say that the Governor has been pleased to revise the Financial Power for sanctioning cost of medical attendance and treatment in the manner and subject to the limits given hereunder:-

DesignationExisting Power Delegated (In terms of Clause 13. Of W.B.H.S-2008)Revised Financial Power (as amended)
Indoor TreatmentOPDIndoor TreatmentOPD
1. Secretariat Office. a) Departmental SecretaryFull PowerFull Power
b) Special Secretary/ authorised Joint Secretary in absence of Special Secy.Rs. 50,000/-Rs. 5000/-Rs. 1.00 LakhRs. 10,000/-
2. Divisional CommissionersAs already delegated in PAR Department (IAS Cell) Circular No. 158-Secy. PAR/2011 dtd 01/09/2011Full Power
3.Head of DirectorateRs. 50,000/-Rs.5000/-Rs. 1.00 LakhRs. 10,000/-
4. 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. 483-F dated 26.05.2016, Source

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