Curtailing avoidable expenditure: 20% reduction in controllable expenditure – FinMin OM No.7(1)E.Coord/2020 dated 10.06.2021

Curtailing avoidable expenditure: 20% reduction in controllable expenditure – FinMin OM No.7(1)E.Coord/2020 dated 10.06.2021

Curtailing avoidable expenditure: 20% reduction in controllable expenditure – FinMin OM No.7(1)E.Coord/2020 dated 10.06.2021

No.7(1)E.Coord/2020
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
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North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 10th June , 2021

Office Memorandum

Subject: Curtailing avoidable expenditure: 20% reduction in controllable expenditure.

The Government has decided all Ministries/Departments should take steps to curb wasteful/ avoidable expenditure and aim for 20% reduction in controllable expenditure. The Department of Expenditure has been directed to review the progress in the matter

2. Therefore, all the Ministries/Departments are requested to take steps to curtail all avoidable non-scheme expenditure and aim for 20% reduction in controllable expenditure, in compliance of the above decision. Expenditure in 2019-20 may be taken as the baseline for this purpose. A suggestive list of object heads of controllable expenditure is attached.

3. Expenditure related to containment of the Covid-19 pandemic is excluded from the scope of this order.

4. This issues with the approval of Finance Secretary.

(Thanglemlian)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India

1. Secretaries to the Government of India
2. All Financial Advisers of Ministries/Departments

Encl: Suggestive List of Object Heads.

A Suggestive List of Object Heads and their Codes under which expenditure Shall be controlled

CodeDescription
03Overtime allowance
05Rewards
11Domestic Travel Expenses
12Foreign Travel Expenses
13Office Expenses
14Rents, Rates and Taxes
15Royalty
16Publications
20Other Administrative Expenses
21Supplies and Materials
23Cost of Ration
24POL
25Clothing and Tentage
26Advertising and Publicity
27Minor Works, Maintenance
30Service or Commitment Charges
31Grants-in-aid General
32Contribution
50Other Charges

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