ALLOCATION OF WORK TO MINISTER OF STATE (EXPENDITURE & FINANCIAL SERVICES) IN MINISTRY OF FINANCE
July, 06th 2012
PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
ALLOCATION OF WORK TO MINISTER OF STATE (EXPENDITURE & FINANCIAL
SERVICES) IN MINISTRY OF FINANCE
New Delhi: Ashadha 14, 1934
July 05, 2012
The Prime Minister has approved allocation relating to following items of work to Shri Namo
Narain Meena, Minister of State (Expenditure & Financial Services) in addition to the work already
allocated to the Minister of State vide Department of Expenditure's Office Order No. A-
22012/1/2006-Admn.I (i) dated 5.6.2009. The approved allocation of work vide Office Order No.
260/15/C/001/2012-ES.I dated 29.06.2012 of the Prime Minister's Office is as follows:
(A) Common to all Departments (Expenditure, Financial Services and Economic Affairs):
(a) Answering all Starred and Unstarred Questions (after Minister-in-charge has been
briefed on replies for starred questions) and all Parliamentary work i n c l u d i n g
v e r i f i c a t i o n a n d a u t h e n t i c a t i o n o f notifications, other documents, reports
etc. which are required to be laid on the Table of either House.
(b) Disposal of VIP references.
(c) All disciplinary cases -- both for initiation and final orders.
(d) C a s e s r e l a t e d t o a p p o i n t m e n t , p r o m o t i o n , resignation and voluntary
retirement of officers below Deputy Secretary level in services under the Ministry
(e) Appeals/Petitions in disciplinary cases
(f) Cases of training/deputation abroad.
(g) Cases relating to premature retirement under FR 56 and Rule 48 of
(B) The following items relating to the Department of Expenditure are delegated to
(a) Proposals to be placed before the Cabinet Committee on
(b) P r o p o s a l s r e l a t i n g t o r e v i s i o n o f s a l a r i e s a n d allowances consequent to
the recommendations made by the 6th Pay Commission,
(c) Cases approved by PIB and EFC.
(d) P r o p o s a l s r e l a t e d t o s a n c t i o n o f N o n - P l a n expenditure upto Rs. 300
crore. Cases of Rs. 300 crore and above which require Cabinet/ CCEA
a p p r o v a l w i l l b e p u t u p t o t h e M i n i s t e r i n - charge (PM).
(e) Approval of plan schemes (including PPP Projects) with original cost estimates
upto Rs. 300 crore. For projects costing less than Rs. 300 crore, increase
be yond 20% of last approved cost estimates, resulting in an absolute cost
escalation of greater than Rs. 100 crore will be put up to the Minister in- charge
(PM). For Projects costing Rs. 300 crore or above, increase in cost upto 20%
(First RCE) and upto 5% (Second RCE) of the last approved cost estimates beyond
changes due to price escalation, statutory levies and exchange rate variation, shall
be approved by the MoS.
(f) All demands likely to figure as Supplementaries.
(g) Assistance to States including assistance for natural calamities and the National
Calamity Contingency Fund.
(C) The following items of work relating to the Department of Economic Affairs are
delegated to the MoS:
(a) National Savings Organization and small saving related matters.
(b) Matters pertaining to currency and coinage
(D) The following items of work relating to the Department of Financial Services are
delegated to the MoS:
(a) All matters except those meant for Cabinet and its Committees and policy
(b) Appointment of non-official Directors in Boards of PSBs.
(E) All other matters not specifically delegated to the MoS will be submitted directly to
the Prime Minister.
2. Comments of the Finance Ministry in all major proposals for consideration of the Cabinet
or its Committees will be submitted to Minister-in-charge (PM),
3 . I n a l l c a s e s w h e r e a d r a f t N o t e f o r t h e C a b i n e t o r i t s Committees has been
sent to more than one Department of the Ministry of Finance for comments, one
consolidated file is to be put up for orders of PM in the manner laid down below:
(a) In respect of draft notes which have been formulated b a s e d o n t h e
recommendations of EFC/PIB, th e consolidated file would be put up b y
S e c r e t a r y (Expenditure) after obtaining the comments from other Departments as the case may
(b) In all other cases, Finance Secretary will put up the consolidated file.