May 18, 2017

All Payment to Government servants through e-Payment only: Amendment in Receipt & Payment Rules

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F. No. 3(2)(1)/2016/TA/R&,P Rules/Amendment/443
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
O/o Controller General of Accounts
Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan,
GPO Complex, E-Block, INA, New Delhi-110023


Subject: Payment to Government servants through e-Payment

In supersession of this office O.M. No. l(1)/2011/UTA/365 dated 1st August 2016 on the above subject (copy enclosed), as per the amendment in Rule 44 issued vide Government of India Notification No. G.S.R. 412 (E) dated 27-04-2017 (copy enclosed), all payments to Government servants, including salary payments, shall be made by electronically signed payment advices for direct credit to their bank accounts, subject to availability of banking facilities:

Provided that a one-time relaxation may be granted for payment by other recognized modes in cases of hardship where the reasons are duly approved by the Head of Department and Financial Adviser.

This issues with the approval of the Finance Minister.

Encl: As above.

(Dr. Shakuntla)
Joint Controller General of Accounts
Source - Staff News
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