Revision of AAFS Standards for RIDF/WIF Projects

Revision of AAFS Standards for RIDF/WIF Projects





Government of West Bengal
Finance Division
Review Branch (Gathering T)
(Record No. 281387)

No. 2652-F(Y) Dated, fourteenth September, 2020


Sub.: Amendment in standards of Authoritative Endorsements in the event of RIDF/WIF projects

According to winning standards under Country Framework Improvement Asset (RIDF)/Warehousing Foundation Asset (WIF), the Authoritative Divisions need to present the in fact reviewed gauges/DPRs of the Activities straightforwardly to NABARD. From that point, after authorization of the tasks by NABARD, managerial endorsement and monetary approval is to be concurred in something like one month of the date of assent.

2. Presently, for rapid execution and execution of ventures taken up under RIDF/WIF, all activities which have proactively been given on a basic level endorsement by Money Division and endorsed by NABARD, might be concurred Managerial Endorsement and Monetary Approval (inside the monetary distribution of the Division) by the Extra Boss Secretary/Head Secretary/Secretary responsible for the individual Offices with the simultaneousness of the Monetary Consultant of the Division. Vital assets may likewise be delivered by the Authoritative Offices subject to accessible Financial plan Arrangement.

3. Thus, the means of sending the recommendations endorsed by NABARD to Back Division for Managerial Endorsement and Monetary Assent and furthermore arrival of asset is stopped with impact from first October, 2020.

4. This is given in light of a legitimate concern for public help.

Sd/ – H.K. Dwivedi
Extra Boss Secretary to the
Legislature of West Bengal




No. 2652-F dated 14.09.2020



Amendments to AAFS Rules in respect of RIDF/WIF Schemes


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Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch (Group T)
(File No. 281387)

No. 2652-F(Y) dated the 14th September, 2020


Sub.: Amendment in Administrative Approval Rules in respect of RIDF/WIF Schemes

As per norms prevailing under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF)/ Warehousing Infrastructure Fund (WIF), administrative departments are required to submit technically verified estimates/DPRs of projects directly to NABARD. Then, after approval of projects by NABARD, administrative approval and financial sanction have to be provided within one month from the date of approval.

2. Now, for expeditious implementation and execution of projects taken up under RIDF/WIF, in-principle approval may be given by the Finance Department and administrative sanction and financial approval may be given to all the projects approved by NABARD (Department within its budget allocation) Additional Chief Secretary/Principal By the Secretary/Secretary to the Acting Secretary of the Department concerned, with the concurrence of the Financial Adviser of the Department. Administrative departments may also release required funds subject to available budgetary provisions.

3. Hence, from 1st October, 2020, the system of sending proposals approved by NABARD to the Finance Department for administrative approval and financial sanction and release of funds has been discontinued.

4. It is issued in the interest of public service.

SD/- HK Dwivedi

Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of West Bengal


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