Additional Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary/ Secretary will continue to enjoy the financial power for according administrative approval upto Rs. 10 lakhs.
Administrative Approval and Financial Sanction
For every work initiated by, or connected with, the requirements of another department, it is first necessary to obtain the concurrence of the department concerned is termed as "administrative approval" of the work.
All Plan projects/ schemes of project cost not exceeding Rs. 10 crore, the administrative approval shall be accorded by the Departmental Secretary with the concurrence of FA.
Plan projects/ schemes having estimated cost of more than Rs. 50 crore shall now have to be referred by the Administrative Departments to the State Planning Board for clearance.
There are four main stages in the project for a work, namely, administrative approval, expenditure sanction, technical sanction, and appropriation or re-appropriation of funds.
Each Department shall constitute a Departmental Approval Committee (DAC) comprising Additional Chief Secretary /Principal Secretary /Secretary as Chairman.
Procedure of drawal and disbursement of fund and preparation of accounts related to execution of works by non-works departments of the Govt through PSU’s/ autonomous bodies/ development authorities.
Assistant Engineers have the Tender Acceptance Power of Rs. 3 lakhs + 5% excess of Tender value as per the new delegation of financial power rule.
Render advice on all financial matters including procurement proposals which would otherwise have required concurrence of the Finance Department.
Local Bodies Grants, Water Sector Management, Grants for Forests, District Innovation Fund, Improvement of Statistical system, Employees and Pensioners data Base.
Delegation of power to the Departmental Secretaries for according administrative approval to the schemes where the cost estimate is limited to Rs. 10.00 lakhs.