nGenerally, the different departments towards the end of fiscal year, to spend the allocated funds indulge in hasty procurement of different materials which are generally of no use.
Keeping this in view state government in an order has issued letter to all departments imposing total ban on any type of procurement after February 28. It will be effective on all sanctioned budgetary allocation.
Based on the prior approval of the finance department, the relaxation for the procurement will be made. These directive will not be effective for Raj Bhawan, Chhattisgarh State Assembly secretariat, Chief Minister resident and Chief Minister secretariat pantry, High Court and lower courts.
The order states that ban will be effective on procurements being made under Central-Regional schemes (Contribution of Centre and state government ratio in it), projects funded through foreign assistance, Central Finance Commission recommended aid, NABARD funded schemes and additional special central assisted projects.
Similarly, the construction related departments’ mainly Public Works department, water resources, PHE, Rural engineering and forest current projects stocks have be verified and materials to be used for next one month, jails, government and state employees insurance scheme run hospitals, hostels and ashrams run under different departments for which food, clothes, medicines procurement and other recurrent expenditure, nutritional food materials for anganbadi centres and its transportation, petrol-diesel and vehicle maintenance related procurement, stationary materials upto Rs 5000, other incidental procurement upto Rs 5000, sanctioned procurement after February 28 by finance department, will be authorized and ruled under the different fiscal rules for the current financial year.