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GOVERNAMENT ORDERS 729

ജനന-മരണ രജിസ്ട്രേഷൻ - ദത്തെടുക്കപ്പെട്ട കുഞ്ഞുങ്ങളുടെ ജനന രജിസ്ട്രേഷൻ - ജനന സ്ഥലം തിരുത്തൽ വരുത്തുന്നതിന് അനുമതി നൽകുന്നത് സംബന്ധിച്ച്

(തദ്ദേശസ്വയംഭരണ (ആർ.ഡി.) വകുപ്പ്, സഉ(ആർ.റ്റി)നം. 1480/2011/തസ്വഭവ TVPM, dt. 20-06-11)

(Kindly seepage no. 471 for the Government Order)

IMPLEMENTATION OFSAANKHYA, ACCRUAL BASED DOUBLE ENTRY ACCOUNTINGAPPLICATION IN THE THREE TER PANCHAYATS

(Local Self Government (AA) Department, G.O.(M.S) No. 128/2011/LSGD, Tvpm, Dt. 06-07-2011)

Abstract:- Local Self Government Department-implementation of Saankhya, Accrual based Double Entry Accounting Application in the three tier Panchayats.

Read:- 1. GO(Ms) No.308/2010/LSGD dated 23rd December 2010. 2. Notification issued under SRO No. 266/2011 in GO(Ms) No.83/2011/LSGD dated 28th March 2011.

ORDER

As per GO read as first paper above, Government ordered that all Local Self Government Institutions in the State shall maintain their accounting system using Saankhya Software developed by Information Kerala Mission and that the Saankhya Double Entry Accounting Application shall be made mandatory in the three tier Panchayats from 1st April 2011. It was also ordered therein that all registers, documents and reports shall be computer generated using Saankhya and that wherever Computerized reports are produced in Saankhya, the use of Manual Reports shall be avoided.

Government have issued the Kerala Panchayat Raj (ACCounts) Rules, 2011 prescribing the accrual based double entry accounting system in the Grama, Block, and District Panchayats of the State as per the Notification read as 2nd paper above.

In pursuance of the orders in GO(Ms) No.308/2010/LSGD dated 23.12.2010, Saankhya was deployed on pilot basis in the Nemom Block Panchayat in Thiruvananthapuram District and in the seven Grama Panchayats in Nemom Block from May 2011.

A Peer Review Evaluation of the 8 Panchayats with the participation of Secretaries, Accountants, State Performance Audit Officer and Information Kerala Mission Team was conducted on 20.06.2011 at Thiruvananthapuram on the basis of the Financial Statements of the Panchayats for the months of April, May and part of June 2011. Necessary directions for the rectification of the defects noticed were issued on the spot.

Government, having examined all aspects regarding the pilot implementation and the need to implement Saankhya in all the three-tier Panchayats with effect from 1st April 2011, after ensuring adequate infrastructure including the availability of computers and after providing necessary training to the official and elected representatives, are pleased to issue the following orders.

The programme of implementation of Saankhya in the Grama Panchayats shall be under the charge of the Director of Panchayats through the Deputy Directors of Panchayats in the Districts. The ADP will support the DDP in each District.

In the Block Panchayats, the implementation of Saankhya shall be under the charge of the Commissioner for Rural Development through the Assistant Development Commissioners (General) in the Districts.

The implementation in the District Panchayats will be supervised by the State Performance Audit Officer.

In the implementation of Saankhya, the Information Kerala Mission will provide support to the Director of Panchayats, Commissioner for Rural Development, State Performance Audit Officer and the District, Block, Grama Panchayats byproviding User Manual, Handbooks, service of Faculty and Master Trainers and hand holding at locations to the possible extent.

The State level implementation of Saankhya in the three tier Panchayats shall be supervised by the State Performance Audit Officer. The KM shall provide support to him in this task. For this purpose, a State Level Implementation and Monitoring Committee shall be constituted with the following as members:

1. State Performance Audit Officer

2. Director of Panchayats