The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability


Government of Punjab

Department of Revenue, Rehabilitation and

 Disaster Management

(Revenue Coordination Section)




                        In pursuance of the provisions of rule 18 and 19 of the Rules of Business of the Government of Punjab, 1992 as framed vide Punjab Govt. Order No.15/1/92-G.C(2)/3214, dated 15.2.1992 and in supersession of previous Standing Order dated 6th May, 2002 issued vide Endst No. 14/23/2002-RC-1/3991,dated 9th May 2002, it is ordered that in respect of the Department of Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management,  the cases mentioned in Annexure-1 shall be submitted to the Chief Minister, Punjab for his orders, cases mentioned in Annexure-II shall be submitted to me for passing orders and cases mentioned in Annexure-III shall be submitted to Financial Commissioner Revenue and Secretary to Government of Punjab Department of Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management for final orders or under his orders to any other officer till further orders. 

2.                     During. my absence from headquarters, cases of immediate nature, which are required to be disposed of at my level and decisions on which cannot wait for my return or which cannot be sent to me during my tour for timely orders, shall be disposed of by the Financial Commissioner Revenue, except those relating to policy matters. Such cases shall, however, be shown to me on my return to the headquarters.

3.                     Cases, which are not covered/mentioned in Annexure-1,II and III shall be disposed of as per Rules of business ibid.

4.                     This delegation will be subject to the overall control and directions of the undersigned.

5.                                          This issues with the approval of the Chief Minster, Punjab.


                                                                                                AJIT SINGH KOHAR

Chandigarh, dated                                                    Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster

10th April, 2007                                                         Management Minster, Punjab.



Endst No. 14/23/2002/RC-1/2132                              Chandigarh dated the 11-4-2007.


                        A Copy, with a copy of the enclosures is forwarded to the: -

                        1.         Chief Secretary to Govt.  Punjab ( in General Coordination Branch).

                        2.         Principal Secretary to Chief Minster, Punjab.

                        3.         Secretary to Governor, Punjab.

                        4.         Secretary to Revenue, Rehabilitation & Disaster Management Minister  Re

                        5.         Private Secretary to Financial Commissioner Revenue, Punjab.

                        6.         Private Secretary to Secretary Revenue.

7.         Additional Secretary Revenue (B)/Additional Secretary Revenue (H).

                        8.         Joint Secretary Revenue (Admn.)

                        9.         All Under Secretaries in the Revenue Department.

                        10.       State Editor Gazetteers Organisation.

                        11.       Monitoring-cum-Evaluation Officer.


                                                                                    Under Secretary to Govt. of Punjab

                                                                                    Revenue (R), Department.


Endst. No. 14/23/2007-RC-1/2133                                         Chandigarh, dated the11/4/07


                        A copy with a copy of the enclosures is forwarded to all Superintendents Grade-I and II on the Revenue Side for information and necessary action.



                                                                                    Under Secretary to Govt. of Punjab

                                                                                    Revenue (R), Department.







1.     Cases relating to all policy matters including cases in which new policy to be formulated or existing policy relating to the functioning of the Department is to be changed, and cases which are not covered and cases are not covered by the scheduled of Rules of Business of the Govt. of   Punjab, 1992.


2.     Cases which affect or likely to affect the peace and tranquillity of the State.


3.     Cases which affect or are likely to affect the interest of the Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes.


4.     Cases which affect the relations of the State Government with the Government of India, any other State Government, the Supreme Court of India or the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh.


5.     Any communication from the Election Commission, especially with reference to its requirement as to staff and action proposed to be taken thereon.


6.     Cases where successor Minister wishes to modify the orders of his predecessor in office.


7.     Proposals involving the alienation either temporary or permanent or of sale grant or lease of Government property between Rs. 25,000/- and Rs. 75,000/- in value or the abandonment or reduction of revenues, between Rs.25,000/- and Rs.75,000/- except when such alienation, sale, grant or lease of Government property or abandonment or reduction of revenue is in accordance with the rules or with a general scheme already approved by the Council of Ministers.


8.     Proposals for creation and abolition of group A & B posts.


9.     Schemes and projects involving investment of one crore rupees and above.


10.                         Cases relating to the re-employment of the group ‘A’ and ‘B’ officers or   extension in their term of employment.


11.                         Change of land use of any kind.


12.                         Cases, which are required to be submitted to the Council of Ministers.


13.                         Cases in which there is a difference of opinion between the Secretary  and   Minister-in-charge.


14.                         Such other cases or classes of cases as the Chief Minister may consider   necessary.







1.                 Parliament/Vidhan Sabha Business.


2.                 Framing and amendment of Acts, Rules including Service Rules.


3.                 Cases involving appointment, promotion, confirmation, deputation/foreign assignment, extension in service beyond 50/55 years of age and reversion of group A and B officers as per service rules.


4.                 Proposals for the prosecution, suspension, dismissal, removal or compulsory retirement of group A & B officers.


5.                 Revision of pay scales, grant of special pay or personal pay, in case of group A & B officers.


6.                 Cases of shifting of headquarters of group A & B officers.


7.                 Cases involving major penalties on group A & B officers as per Service Rules.


8.                 Vigilance cases/enquiries in respect of group A & B officers.


9.                 Representations, appeals, memorials submitted against the orders of the Financial Commissioner in all cases decided by the Financial Commissioner, as per. Service Rules.


10.            Posting/transfers of group A & B officers.


11.            Representation against adverse remarks- All cases of group A & B officers and representation against suspension of group A & B officers.


12.            Representation against seniority fixation of group A & B officers.


13.            Conditions of service of group A & B officers.


14.            Replies to paras included in the reports of the Controller and Auditor General of India/ Public Accounts Committee of Punjab Vidhan Sabha/Accountant General, Punjab.


15.            Annual Administrative Reports.


16.            Annual/Five Years Plans.


17.            Important and policy references received from or made to the Govt. of India or other State Governments and Union Territories.


18.            Matters having political, social, economic or religious significance.


19.            Constitution of various Committees and Boards.


20.            Cases involving new expenditure of Rs. two lac and above.


21.            Important cases involving exercise of statutory powers of Government.


22.            Memorandum for the Council of Ministers.


23.            Such other cases or class of cases which the Financial Commissioner may consider necessary or proper to submit.


24.            Any other cases which the Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management Minister may specifically desire to be submitted to him and the cases in which reports have been called for by the Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management Minister.






1.                 Revision of Financial Commissioner’s Standing order/Handbook.


2.                 Posting/transfers of group C and D employees,


3.                 Representation against adverse remarks and suspension- All cases of group C and D employees.


4.                 Representation against seniority fixation in cases of group C and D employees.


5.                 Cases of grant of any remuneration to all employees.


6.                 Cases of training of staff.


7.                 Cases of deputation of all employees.


8.                 Vigilance cases/enquiries in respect of group ‘C’ and ‘D’ employees.


9.                 Any other important matter which may affect the condition of service or right or problems pertaining to any category of group ‘C’ and ‘D’ Staff.


10.            Cases involving lease of Govt.  land and  properties  up to  the  value  of Rs. 5,00,000/- p.a.


11.            Tentative Draft Paras sent by the Accountant General, Punjab.


12.            Amendment of Office Manuals.


13.            Declaring of officers as Drawing and Disbursing officers.


14.            Regularization of expenditure objected to by the Audit.


15.            Inter-District/Divisions transfer pf group ‘C’ and ‘D’ staff.


16.            Results and other cases relating to Departmental Examinations.


17.            Exemption from passing the Departmental Examinations in full or in part and extension in the time limit for passing the examination


18.            Representation from group ‘C’ and ‘D’ staff and Naib-Tehsildar.


19.            Periodical Reports on the activities of Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management.


20.            Any other cases which do not involve question of policy or which can be disposed of within the frame-work of settled policy.


21.            Cases regarding issuance of notification of retirement and grant of pension/gratuity to all Government servants and acceptance of unverified service of all retired Government servants for granting  pension/gratuity on the basis of collateral evidence.


22.            Cases involving a new expenditure of below Rs. Two lac.


23.            Sanction for legal defence of cases against Govt.


24.            Sanction for filing appeals and stay application.


25.            General correspondence with Heads of Departments. And Govt. of India regarding schemes.


26.            Installation of telephones s, fans/desert coolers and purchase/hiring of fans/desert coolers and electronic equipments accessories etc. etc.


27.            Referring of routine cases to LR, FD, Personnel Department where that Department’s opinion/concurrence is required.


28.            Pay fixation and issue of Salary slips to group A & B officers.


29.            Sanction of G.P.Fund advance to all categories of staff.


30.            Property returns of group ‘A’ & ‘B’ officers.


31.            Communication of adverse remarks to officers other than Heads of Departments.


32.            Advance for purchase of Car and residential House from G.P.Fund.


33.            Grant of Gratuity to subordinate staff.


34.            Audit notes in respect of offices and schemes.


35.            Budget Estimates and Revised S.N.Es, Creation and abolition of Non-Gazetted posts.


36.             General supervision and inspection of rehabilitation work at the head-quarters and in the District/Tehsils and allied organisations.


37.            Sanction to produce in Courts documents of routine nature where no important policy point is involved.


38.            Grant of sanction of legal expenses as required by Courts/Advocate General, Punjab.


39.            Allotment of land to unsatisfied/partially un-satisfied claimant involving more than five standard acres and other cases of any dispute with regard to the admissibility of an unsatisfied partially satisfied claimant.


40.            To exercise the powers of the State Government under Section 14 and 15 of the Punjab Package Deal properties (Disposal ) Act, 1976, and the East Punjab Land Utilisation Act.


41.            G.P.F statements.


42.            Issue of notifications regarding postings, transfers and promotions etc. after orders have been passed.


43.             Supply of copies of publications.


44.            Tour programme of group ‘A’ officers and sanction of journey beyond jurisdiction.


45.            Calling of reports on various notices received under Section 80 CPC.


46.            All cases relating to Muafies, Jagirs Court o Wards, Religious institutions, Dharm Arth institutions owned or controlled by the Government and cases relating to Punjab Public Premises (Eviction and Rent Recovery) Act, 1973 and the Punjab Religious Premises and Land (Eviction and Rent Recovery) Act, 1977.


47.            Disposal of appeals against punishments awarded to employees of Consolidation Department where appeal lies to the Govt. as per Rules.


48.            Sanction of earned leave, Ex India Leave and any other kind of leave to the Head of Department.


49.            Sanction of relief up to Rs 50 lacs due to Natural calamities under CRF Scheme.


50.            Payment of relief to the next of kin of persons killed in terrorist’s violence, where there has been variation of police reports with regard to the crime committed by the militants.



51.            Recommendation/ forwarding of application of terrorists/riot victims and J&K migrants to various departments of Punjab Government as well as the Government of India for providing avenues of Income generating activities.


52.            Issue of Red Identity Card to the Sikh Migrants in exceptionally deserving cases in relaxation of the out-off date of 14-02-1988.


53.            Any other cases or classes of cases, which the Financial Commissioner Revenue may direct from time to time to be submitted.


54.            Rehabilitation grant to victims of 1984 riots.    


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