In order to improve and reform financial administration in Government,powers have been delegated to Administrative Department,H eads of Departments and other subordinate officers in financial matters for facilitating expeditious decision making and for speedy implementation of schemes.

Since delegation of financial power is a subject allotted to Finance Department as per Rules of Business,all administrative departments should forward proposals for delegation of financial powers of Heads of Departments and subordinate officers to Finance Department for concurrence with the recommendation of Empowered Committee(constituted as per GO(Ms)No 27/90/P&ARD Dated 17/08/1990,in which Secretary of Administrative Department as Convener and Secretary (P&ARD), Secretary(Finance)and concerned Head of Department as members).

In the case of Administrative Departments and Heads of Departments,orders will be issued by Finance Department ,while in the case of other subordinate officers,orders will be issued by the Administrative Department with the concurrence of Finance Department.

The delegation of Financial Powers of the Administrative Department and Heads of Departments ordered as per GO(P)No 350/ 2008/Fin Dated 06/08/2008 has been revised with effect from 01/03/2013 and is explained in GO(P)No 110/2013/Fin Dated 01/03/2013.

GO(P)No.506/2013/Fin Dated 05/10/2013

GO(P)No.110/2013/Fin Dated 01/03/2013

GO(P)No.350/2008/Fin Dated 06/08/2008

Circular No.8/94/Fin dated 31/01/1994


Annexure Description Reference in the GO
Annexure A GO(P)No 656/2012/Fin Dated 01/12/2012 Item No (2) Annexure I & Item No (17)
Annexure B Article 95 Kerala Financial Code Volume I Item No (7) Annexure I
Annexure C GO(Ms)No 223/2012/Fin Dated 17/04/2012 Item No (10) Annexure I & Item No (2) Annexure II
Annexure D Circular No 25/2006/Fin Dated 01/06/2006 Item No (18) Annexure I
Annexure E GO(Ms)No 110/1976/PWD Dated 10/05/1976 Item No (25) Annexure I & Item No (11) Annexure
Annexure F Article 300-303 & Article 161 KFC Volume I Item No (26) Annexure I & Item No(10) Annexure
Annexure G Rule 200, Article 35 & 36 KTC Volume I Item No (34) Annexure I
Annexure H Article 99 Kerala Financial Code Volume I Item No (35) Annexure I
Annexure I GO(P)No 224/2000/Fin Dated 27/01/2000 Item No (28) Annexure I & Item No(16)
Annexure J GO(P)No 409/2006/Fin Dated 10/10/2006 Item No (21) Annexure I