To advise and assist the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on matters relating to Finance, Budget, Accounting, Expenditure Management, Establishment Matters and Personal Claims of the employees.
To administer the payments and accounting system through PAO’s and DDO’s of various Departments in various units of the country, including pay and allowances, office contingencies, miscellaneous payments of admissible loans, advances to Government servants etc.
Public expenditure management through compilation and consolidation of monthly and annual receipts & expenditure of the Ministry to the CGA for consolidation.
To monitor expenditure progress.
To prepare & submission of Statement of Central Transactions, Appropriation Accounts, Union Finance Accounts, and Receipts Budget to O/o the CGA, Ministry of Finance.
To prepare of Accounts at a Glance for the year.
To exercise the powers of the head of the Department for the Accounting Organization and managing the cadre with reference to career counseling, training, transfer, promotion, leave, vigilance and disciplinary matters etc.
To provide general guidance to Internal Audit teams and liaison with the Ministry of Finance; and External Auditors, i.e., C&AG of India.
To maintain liaison with CGA, the banking structure and verify and reconcie all receipts and payments made on behalf of the Ministry through the banks.
To maintain and reconciling the cash balance account with RBI.
To ensure prompt payment of grants in aid, loans and bill and monitoring of repayments and utilization certificates.
To ensure speedy settlement of pension and other retirement benefits, General Provident Fund and other personal claims cases.
To translate accounting information into MIS for management.
To act as Appellate Authority for RTI cases in respect of Accounting Organisation of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
To act as incharge of the Official Language Division of the Ministry.