Directorate of Local Fund,Audit & Pension
The Directorate of Local Fund Audit & Pensions was created in the
year 2012 vide Govt. Order No. 70-F of 2012 Dated 20-03-2012 with the
view to enforce financial discipline & accountability in the Urban Local
Bodies & Panchayati Raj Institutions. In order to achieve the above
stated objectives, this directorate has been undertaking the following
* To control & coordinate the activities of Local fund Audit & pensions Organization & monitor the audit of the Municipal Corporation & other Local Body Institutions & PRJ's.
* Apart from the foregoing the directorate has been monitoring the settlement of Pension cases authorized by the Examiner's & CAD's, Local Fund Audit & Pensions, Kashmir/Jammu in their respective Jurisdictions.
* Previously there used to be one Examiner/CAD for the entire state of Jammu & Kashmir for authorization of pension to the retires of Municipal Corporations & other Local Body Institutions but as per the Government order referred to above, a separate Examiner & CAD, Local Fund Audit & Pensions, Jammu was created. The duties & functions of Director, Local Fund Audit & Pensions & Examiner/CAD, Local Fund Audit & Pensions are specified in Government Order No.220-F of 2012 dated 09-10-2012.
As per, SRO-400 dated 13-09-2013, the settlement of pension cases by
this Directorate has been put under J & K public service Guarantee Act,
2011. The stipulated time for settlement of the Pension Cases is 30
working days. The citizens can seek information by approaching the
designated officers after following the procedures provided in the RTI-Act
& the rules made there=under. The information can be sought on the
following telephone numbers.
The following are the duties and functions assigned to the Directorate of Local Fund Audit & Pensions, J&K Vide Government Order No. 220-F of 2012 dated 09-10-2012:
a. Efficiency of Budgetary control.
b. Maintenance of Accounts and Control registers.
c. Reconciliation of Accounts.
d. Settlement of Audit Paras and Audit objections.
e. Recovery of receipts and regularity of expenditure.
f. Compliance with various established cannons of financial propriety.
The Directorate of Local Fund Audit & Pension shall, however, work under the overall administrative
control of Director General Accounts & Treasuries.