Kohima, December 20 (MExN): The Department of Finance (Budget & Monitoring Cell) has informed all the departments that the requirement of budget on account of the Nagaland Services (Revision of Pay) Rules, 2017, to be incorporated in Revised Estimate, 2017-18, should be submitted to the Finance Department, Budget & Monitoring Cell on or before January 17, 2018.
An office memorandum appended by Temjen Toy, Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) further asked the Heads of Department and Accounts Officers to take special note of the procedure specified in Para-13 of the Nagaland Services (Revision of Pay) Rules, 2017. “They should ensure that no error is allowed to occur while fixing pay in the revised pay structure,” it stated.
The memo also said that the increase in salary for the months of January and February 2018 on account of implementation of the Revision of Pay rules should be drawn by credit to GPF, as already specified in the Rules, within March 2018; failing which, Finance Department will not provide fund provision in the next year i.e. 2018-19.
The Principal Director, Directorate of Treasuries & Accounts may entrust some Directorate Officers to assist departments without Accounts Officer, it added.
The office memorandum dated December 20, 2017 was issued in reference to the Finance Department’s notification NO.FIN/ESTT-2/11/VII CPC/16 dated December 16, 2017.