In whose favour the information fee/Application fee under RTI is to be drawn?
Information fee/Application fee is to be deposited in shape of Bank Draft/Banker's Cheque/IPO and to be drawn in favour of Accounts Officer (Cash), Office of the Principal Accountant General (Accounts & Entitlement),Odisha, Bhubaneswar.
Who are the CPIO and the Appellate Authority under RTI Act 2005 in the office of the Principal Accountant General(A&E), Odisha, Bhubaneswar?
Appellate Authority: Ms. Madhumita Basu, Principal Accountant General (A&E), Odisha
C.P.I.O: Shri Dinamani Mallick, Deputy Accountant General (Admn)
How are the accounts of the State Government maintained?
Principal Accountant General (A&E) receives the original vouchers and challans in respect of all payments and receipts occurring in different Treasuries, P.W. Divisions, Forest Divisions, and other States and at the level of P.A.O.s of different Ministries of Government of India. It also receives information from the Reserve Bank of India regarding transactions made by Reserve Bank of India itself in connection with Debt Service of the State.
The office compiles the accounts based on the above information and brings out Monthly Civil Account (MCA)at the month end and Financial Accounts & Appropriation Accounts at the year end.
What is the function of Principal Accountant General (A&E), Odisha, Bhubaneswar?
The Principal Accountant General (A&E), Odisha who works under the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, deals with maintenance of Accounts of the State Government (including GPF Accounts and Long Term Advances); authorization of retirement benefits such as the Pension and GPF Final payments. It further maintains Loans and Advances of the State received from Government of India, Deposit Accounts, accounts relating to Inter-Government settlement and prepares Finance Accounts and Appropriation Accounts of State Government.