Local Government Finance

The major functions of this wing are:

  • Preparation of draft Provincial Finance Commission Award and dealing with issues related to it
  • Managing obligatory resource transfer to TMAs and UAs as per PFC Award
  • Handling Otroi/ Financial issues of Cantonment Boards
  • Sanction and release of supplementary grants to District Governments, TMAs and concerned departments
  • Grant of NOC / permission to District Governments for purchase / replacement of vehicles
  • Implementation of Chief Minister’ directives regarding District Governments, TMAs and concerned departments
  • Release of Urban Immoveable Property Tax funds to TMAs
  • Creation / Continuation of posts in District Governments, TMAs and concerned departments
  • Sanction of re-validation / re-authorization of lapsed funds of DGs, TMAs and concerned departments
  • Sanction of SNEs and release of development funds to DGs, TMAs and concerned Departments
  • Release of funds for Tamir-e-Punjab Programme
  • Dealing with the issues of following development projects / programmes:
    • Decentralization Support Programme
    • Punjab municipal Development Fund Company
    • Southern Punjab Basic Urban Services Project
    • Punjab Rural Support Programme
  • Examination of cases of re-appropriation of funds, statement of excesses and surrenders and regular budget of District Governments, TMAs and concerned departments
  • Processing cases of grants in aid
  • Sanction of advance withdrawal of funds
  • Sanction of purchase of goods beyond the powers of ADs