Central Government Account Rules, 2022
F. No, TA-2-03002(01)/1/2020-TA-H/(E-2106)/ 302
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Controller General of Accounts
Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan,
E-Block, GPO Complex, INA,
Dated, the 6th September, 2022.
Subject: Central Government Account (Receipts and Payments) Rules, 2022-reg.
The Central Government Account (Receipts and Payments) Rules, 2022 [RPR, 2022] and Subsidiary Instructions to RPR, 2022 were approved by Hon’ble Finance Minister. CGA (R&P) Rules, 2022 was published in the Gazette of India Notifications by Department of Publication, M/o MoHUA on 20.8.2022 [GSR No.644(E) Extraordinary issue PART II-Section 3-Sub-section (i)] for general information.
2. RPR, 2022 contain rules regulating the custody of the Consolidated Fund of India and the Contingency Fund of India, the payment of moneys into such funds, the withdrawal of moneys therefrom, the custody of public moneys other than those credited to such funds received by or on behalf of the Government of India, their payment into the Public Account of India and the withdrawal of moneys from such Account and all other matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto. The rules have been prescribed in two parts (1) RPR, 2022 and (ii) Subsidiary Instructions to RPR, 2022 (Detailed procedures and Forms) in place of RPR, 1983 and Treasury Rules of the Central Government (relevant Pension Rules).
3. The revision was undertaken to consolidate all instructions and cater to new initiatives in receipts and payments in the light of end-to-end electronic processes of Government receipts, payments and its accounting in the Central Government. Bill and other forms including Last Pay Certificate (LPC) in the RPR were revised. Some new forms have been introduced. Both “CGA(R&P)Rules, 2022” as well as “Subsidiary Instructions to RPR, 2022” are made available on the website www.cga.nic.in.
[https://cga.nic.in/Book/Published/list.aspx] under the section: Publications-Books.
4. Pr.CCAs/CCAs/CAS(IC) of Ministries/Departments and Head of Accounting Organisations of M/o Railways, M/o Defence, D/o Posts, D/o Telecommunications and Union Territories (Without legislature) are requested to spread awareness about the new rules as well as the Subsidiary Instructions among officials in their Ministries/Departments/Offices handling government receipts and withdrawals from Government Account.
(Nalin Kumar Srivastava)
Jt. Controller General of Accounts(ARPR)