03rd November 2017, Varanasi
Fourth Interactive Meeting of Finance Officers of North Zone of ICAR was held at ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi. Shree SN Tripathi, Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor (DARE)/ICAR, New Delhi chaired the meeting and emphasized that all old pending paras of external audit reports and outstanding advance of CPWD/Government Departments/Officials of concerned Institutes may be pursued and got settled at the earliest.
In the meeting, Director (Finance), ICAR, New Delhi discussed the Agenda item wise (unsettled paras, outstanding advances, Bank Reconciliation Statement and other financial matters) with Finance officers of different ICAR Institutes of North zone. He also advised on issues in implementation of FMS-MIS including data digitation & data migration and status of PFMS in respective units. The position of budget release and utilization of funds was also discussed by the Director (Finance) from the respective Institutes of ICAR. Dr. A.K. Vashishth, ADG (PIM), ICAR, New Delhi emphasized that Institute should follow the guidelines mentioned in the approved EFC/SFC for financial utilization.
Dr. Bijendra Singh, Director, ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi briefed about the ongoing activities and achievements of the institute, and its impact on farmers. The meeting was attended by the Finance Officers of 35 Institutes of North Zone of ICAR, New Delhi.
(Source: ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi)