About Us

Financial Administration is a main part of any administration.  The Task Force of the Government of India in the year 1965 recommended Central Government as well as all the State Government to constitute separate Finance / Accounts Service for better Financial Management of the Government.  Accepting recommendation this Service was constituted in the year 1971.  Since then the Officers of WBA & AS are silently contributing major resources to State Administration.  The Officers of this Service ensure enhancement of accountability major resources to State Administration.  The Officers of this Service ensure enhancement of accountability of the executives by carrying out internal audit in Government as well as Public Sectors and providing accounting services to the State Government.  The Service is responsible for establishing and maintaining a technically sound management accounting system in State Government.

Contributions of the WBA & AS in the State Administration

  • Better management of financial administration and Treasuries in West Bengal including Introduction of IFMS and result of which CSI Nihilent e-Governance Award 2014-2015 and Skoch order of Merit- 2015.
  • Streamlining of payments directly to the beneficiaries and also introduction of new system of Financial Management in works Department by replacing old L.O.C system.
  • Streamlining of the pension payments including Teachers.
  • Introduction of Digital Tender procedure which ultimately brings the transparent procedure in Tender.
  • Better financial management of the Public Distribution System.
  • Accounting and Financial Reforms of the Urban Local Bodies in West Bengal.
  • Financial Management in the Health Care System of the State.
  • Internal Control and Introduction of Double Entry Accounting System in the Panchayeti Raj Institutions and Local Bodies.
  • Revision of different Financial Rules of the Government including developing of

i- Budget.

The officers of this Service are functioning in different capacities in different organisations like Treasury Officer in Treasury, Pay & Accounts Officer in Pay & Accounts Office, Drawing & Disbursing Officer in different Departments, Offices, Hospitals etc., Finance Officer in Universities, Chief Accounts Officer in different Public Sector Undertakings, Controller of Finance Officer in Universities, Chief Accounts Officer in different Public Sector Undertakings, Controller of Finance / Finance Officers in different Panchayeti Raj Institutions, Municipalities, Autonomous Bodies,.  The post of Financial Advisors in different Departments is now mainly held from this service.

We are very much proud for the confidence and reliance put on our service in recent years by our present Government specially, our Honourable Chief Minister.  We convey our heartiest respect and thanks to her.  We expect a great changeover in the scenario of Service Cadre in recent years and to give us this opportunity.  We convey our heartiest thanks to the Hon’ble Finance Minister, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Department and Finance Secretary and all officers and staff of the Finance Department, Govt. of West Bengal. 

Whats New

Dear All,

Hope all are safe in this difficult time of pandemic situation. It is a fact that some of our members are away from their home in this difficult times. We are trying our best to make liaison with the authorities to give them some relief in their posting.

Considering the situation this year we are compelled to conduct the 32nd AGM on virtual mode. The meeting would be held through Google meet. If you do not have google meet, please download it in your smartphone / laptop. The link would be sent 3 to 4 days prior to the meeting. Please make sure that you join through the link at 12 p.m. on the meeting day. It will remain active till the end of the meeting. I would request all members to keep track for the link.

We, Governing body members would be conducting the meeting from our association room at Rabindra Sarovar. Social distancing, sanitiser, mask and other covid19 norms would be followed during the entire duration of the AGM.

We are not sending notice by post. So posted in the association group. This may be treated as AGM notification.

All are requested to join through virtual mode. [PLEASE CLICK THE JOURNAL PAGE IN THE MENU BAR ABOVE TO SEE THE AGM NOTICE]

 

Thanks & Regards.

General Secretary

OAAAS.

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