Relaxation from the requirement of purchasing through GeM under Rule 149 of GER 2017 – Finmin OM

Relaxation from the requirement of purchasing through GeM under Rule 149 of GER 2017 – Finmin OM

Controller General of Defence Accounts,
Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt.- 110010

No. AN/III/3012/ Circular/ Vol. VIII/SD dated 15.07.2020

To,

PCA (Fys.)/ All PCDAs/ CDAs/ RTCs
(through CGDA website).

Subject: Relaxation from the provisions of General Financial Rules (GFRs), 2017.

A copy of Government of India, Ministry of Finance’s OM No. F.1 /5/2020-PPD dated 30th June 2020 on the subject matter is forwarded herewith for necessary action please.

(Rajeev Ranjan Kumar)
Dy. CGDA (AN)


No.F.1/5/2020-PPD
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
PP Division

512, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
New Delhi Dated the 30th June, 2020

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Relaxation from the provisions of General Financial Rules (GFRs), 2017.

The undersigned is directed to inform that it has been decided to allow all Departments to procure aesthetic items e.g. procurements of art, craft, gifts, furniture, furnishings, decorative Items, crockery, cutlery, bed linens, and curtains etc. for Guest House, Canteen, Reception, Corridors, Conference/ Training Halls and such other strategic locations through purchase committee and provide relaxation from the requirement of purchasing through GeM under Rule 149 of GER 2017. However, it may be stipulated that such procurements should be done only in exceptional circumstances and not as a routine.

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(Kotluru Narayana Réddy)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tel.No.24621305
Email : [email protected]

To,

Secretaries of all Central Government Ministries/ Departments.

https://cgda.nic.in/adm/circular/AN-III-3012-15072020.pdf

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