Govt moots 20% reduction in Overtime Allowance and other Controllable Expenditure and take steps to curb wasteful/avoidable expenditure
Govt moots 20% reduction in Overtime Allowance and other Controllable Expenditure
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 10th June, 2021
Subject: Curtailing avoidable expenditure: 20% reduction in controllable expenditure.
The Government has decided all Ministries/Departments should take steps to curb wasteful/avoidable expenditure and aim for 20% reduction in controllable expenditure. The Department of Expenditure has been directed to review the
progress in the matter
- Therefore, all the Ministries/Departments are requested to take steps to curtail all avoidable non-scheme expenditure and aim for 20% reduction in controllable expenditure, in compliance of the above decision. Expenditure in 2019-20 may be taken as the baseline for this purpose. A suggestive list of object heads of controllable expenditure is attached.
- Expenditure related to containment of the Covid-19 pandemic is excluded from the scope of this order.
- This issues with the approval of Finance Secretary.
Joint Secretary to the Government of India
List of Controllable Expenditure including Overtime Allowance
A Suggestive List of Object Heads and their Codes under which expenditure Shall be controlled
|11||Domestic Travel Expenses|
|12||Foreign Travel Expenses|
|14||Rents, Rates and Taxes|
|20||Other Administrative Expenses|
|21||Supplies and Materials|
|23||Cost of Ration|
|25||Clothing and Tentage|
|26||Advertising and Publicity|
|27||Minor Works, Maintenance|
|30||Service or Commitment Charges|