Information published under Article 4(I) (b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005.

The office of the Accountant General (A&E) Himachal Pradesh (AG) is part of the Indian Audit & Accounts Department under the Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG).The main function of this office is the compilation and consolidation of Civil Accounts of the State Government of Himachal Pradesh. Annual Finance and Appropriation Accounts are prepared and presented to the Government of Himachal Pradesh for laying on the table of State Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha).This office also issues drawing and disbursing authorities to the respective Drawing and Disbursing Officers of the Govt. of Himachal Pradesh. Periodical inspection of Treasuries in the State is also conducted by this office. Besides, this office maintains GPF accounts of 1.20 lakh approximately employees of Himachal Pradesh Government and authorizes final payments of GPF, Pension and other retirement benefits appx. 6000 to 8000 to the retiring employees of the State Government every year Individual accounts of long term advances such as House Building Advances (HBA), Education Loan and Motor Car Advances (MCA) etc. drawn by the Judges Members of Legislative Assembly, Council of Ministers, All India Services (AIS) officers and other State Government employees are also maintained by this office. On recovery of advances, this office also issues No Dues Certificates (NDCs) to the respective officials concerned. This office also exercises administrative control of the Divisional Accountants cadre working in Irrigation & Public Health (PH), Public Works departments of the State Government. Annual Reviews of working of the Public Works divisions & Forest Divisions are also prepared and submitted to State Government Pay slips of high degnatoris like Governor, Ministers of the State, Judges of Honourable High Court are also issued by this office. [ Further for detailed information click below on the PDF file].

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