Revised Estimates 2011-12 – Zilla Praja Parishad, Kurnool District

The Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Praja Parishad, Kurnool District has furnished the Budget Estimates for 2012-13 and Revised Estimates for 2011-12 to the Commissioner, Panchayat Raj and Rural Employment, A.P., Hyderabad and the Commissioner, Panchayat Raj and Rural Employment, Hyderabad has forwarded the same to Government for approval in terms of Section 199 of APPR Act, 1994.

The Zilla Praja Parishad, Kurnool District Budget Estimates for the year 2012-13 is approved with the following suggestions/ modifications:






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As per the statutory rules issued in G.O.Ms.No. 229, PR&RD (Accts.I) Department, dated: 17.06.1997 relating to purposes to which Zilla Parishads funds shall be applied, every Zilla  Praja  Parishad  shall  earmark  its  15%  General  Funds    to  be  spent  on  schemes  for benefiting the Scheduled Caste, 6% General Funds to be spent on schemes benefiting the Scheduled Tribe and 15% General Funds to be spent on schemes benefiting the Women & Children.  The amounts due at the prescribed percentage shall be worked out on the estimated total receipts of General Funds and provisions made accordingly.

Out of the earmarked funds under 15% of scheduled Castes and 6% Scheduled Tribes, 1/3rd   of  the  amount  is  released  to  A.P.  State  scheduled  Castes  Co-operative  Finance Corporation Limited and A.P. Scheduled Tribes Co-operative Finance Corporation Limited. Before release of this share, the Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Praja Parishad may obtain the utilization certificate for the previous years from the concerned Offices.

The Chief Executive Officer shall ensure that, the working balance in the Budget shall not be less than 2 ½ % of the Estimates receipts of the year excluding the state grants and debit heads.

All  expenditure  incurred  during  the  course  of  year  shall  be  regulated  strictly  in accordance with the allotment made in the budget for the year.   Where additional allotment under any head of account is found necessary the expenditure has to be met by re-appropriation from other heads subject to following the conditions and limitations prescribed in the rules.

The Zilla Parishad has to apply for prior sanction of Government before incurring any extraordinary charges or paying any contributions for the expenses within or outside its jurisdiction.   If the Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Parishads authorizes any payment in the absence of budget provision as per rule 10 of G.O.Ms.No.229, PR&RD (Accounts.I) Department dt: 17.06.1997 he shall immediately report the circumstances to Government for incurring such expenditure.  Whenever any item of expenditure requires the sanction of higher authority such sanctions shall be obtained well in advance before incurring the expenditure.

The Zilla Parishad has to provide necessary amount towards pension and pensionary benefits payable to non-provincialised pensioners, since no grant-in-aid  being released by Government towards the pensions of non-provincialised employees.  The Zilla Parishad has to arrange for the pensions from its own source matched by pension contribution received from Gram Panchayats and Mandal Parishads in respect of non-provincialised employees.

The  Zilla  Parishad  has  to  prepare  a  perspective  Five  Year  Plan  and  Annual  Plan required in District Planning Committee Act.  Before undertaking planning exercise, the Zilla Parishad has to ascertain the funds that would be available to them from different sources including own revenues, untied funds, tied funds and other scheme specific grants.   After approval of Annual Plan in the Budget Estimates the allocations towards Non-Plan and Plan have to be indicated in the Budget Estimates.

The following schedules are required to be appended to the Budget. a)  Statement of Capital expenditure, Scheme-wise.

b)  Statement of receivable and payables.

c)  Statement of Zilla Parishad GPF Balances.

d)  DCB of pension contribution due to Zilla Parishad pension fund from Mandal

Parishads and Gram Panchayats in respect of Non-Provincialised staff.

e)  Statement of HBA refundable to Government along with over due installments if any.

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