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  3. 4. Our Philosophy: “ We will either find a way, or make one”
  4. 5. IDAS <ul><li>IDAS PROVIDES LEADERSHIP TO THE DEFENCE ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT (“DAD”) </li></ul><ul><li>DAD MOTTO: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Service in the service of Services” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Propelling Performance and Ensuring Compliance”. </li></ul>
  7. 8. DAD’S QUALITY POLICY <ul><li>The Defence Accounts Department is committed to render efficient, correct and prompt accounting, payments and financial services leading to the customer satisfaction. It is also committed to render efficient audit services to ensure public accountability. </li></ul>
  8. 9. DAD QUALITY POLICY- TQM <ul><li>In order to fulfill its commitment, the Department decided to adopt “Total Quality Management” as a philosophy in 1980. The noteworthy contribution to the efficiency comes from adoption of the principles of “Total Quality Management” (TQM). DAD was the first Government Accounting organization to go in for ISO Quality Certification. Twenty-four offices have been certified; another fifty-nine offices are up for certification. Large number of officers have also been trained and certified as “Lead Auditors”. </li></ul><ul><li>TQM ensures that proper standards & procedures are in place and that there is strict adherence to these standards and procedures. This automatically ensures quality. </li></ul>
  9. 10. UNIQUE FEATURES OF DAD <ul><li>ONE ORGANIZATION; DIVERSIFIED CLIENTELE </li></ul><ul><li>Army, Navy, Air Force </li></ul><ul><li>Ord. Fys., DRDO </li></ul><ul><li>BRO, Coast Guard, MES, CSD </li></ul><ul><li>All Defence Civilians </li></ul><ul><li>All Defence Pensioners </li></ul>
  10. 11. UNIQUE FEATURES OF DAD <ul><li>DAD offers a slew of potentially rewarding professional job opportunities encompassing Accounting, Disbursement, Audit, Financial Management, Information Technology, Project Evaluation and Project Management. </li></ul>
  11. 12. UNIQUE FEATURES OF DAD <ul><li>All India Transfer Liability which includes obligation to serve in Field areas as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneer in Govt. in terms of Computerization efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Mission Excel IT; To leverage the strength of Data Base, both existing and potential </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Certification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ISO 9000 certified offices </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. UNIQUE FEATURES OF DAD <ul><li>44 PAOs dealing with P&A of one million soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>CDA(O) dealing with P&As of 44000 Army Officers. </li></ul><ul><li>Defence Pension of about 2 million pensioners with budget of Rs. 14,679 crores </li></ul><ul><li>Six Lakhs pensioners paid by the DPDOs </li></ul>
  13. 14. UNIQUE FEATURES OF DAD <ul><li>Accounting Reforms post 12 th Finance Commission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving towards Accrual Accounting System </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Revamping Internal Audit in Defence Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving towards International Internal Audit Standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction of Risk Based Planning and Assessment. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leveraging Technology for improved services </li></ul>
  14. 15. IDAS <ul><li>IDAS deals with a very dynamic, critical and sensitive sector of Govt. of India , managing and providing Accounting and Payment, Internal Audit and Financial Advice / Management Services to the Defence Organizations , understanding their work culture, problems and working shoulder to shoulder in all conditions including field conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>IDAS is a professional service, which takes pride in calling itself a body of “Defence Finance and Economics Professionals”. </li></ul>
  15. 16. IDAS <ul><li>IDAS has Domain Expertise of the specific organizational and functional requirements of Defence having Long Association from day one in all areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Camaraderie through Defence Financial Management Courses and other Vertical Interaction Courses. </li></ul><ul><li>IDAS has good networking with services understanding their priorities, perspectives. </li></ul>
  16. 17. IDAS <ul><li>IDAS Officers have exposure to diverse Defence Sector functions including </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supply and Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisition and purchases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works Services and Land Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production / Manufacturing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R&D Organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Man Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Services </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. IDAS <ul><ul><li>IDAS Officers work in close coordination with Defence Services Officers at the Service HQrs., Command HQs., and other field level. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The structure and functioning of the Defence Services is very diverse, complex, sensitive, and hierarchical in nature where domain expertise, relevant knowledge, maturity to interact with different level is required. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancement of delegation of financial powers to the Service HQrs., Command HQrs., and other field formations on the Revenue and Capital Budget resulting in Pyramidical Structure of Decision making levels. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. IDAS <ul><ul><li>Uniformed services work in strict hierarchical structure of Command and Control, with all pervasive emphasis on rank consciousness. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accordingly efforts are that all posts manned by IDAS Officers must be of matching equivalent rank (i.e. one equivalent rank lower than the Service officers.) by Vertical up-gradation of all the posts to a level, which is one level below our counter parts in the Defence Services. </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. HISTORY History of DAD   1750 Creation of Pay Masters and Commissary Generals of East India Co. 1788 The re-designated Commissary General as to Military Auditor General   1858 Creation of Military Accountants General under the British Crown   1864 Creation of the Office of Accountant General, Military Department   1888 Setting up of Military Accounts Department   1906 Department of Military Accounts brought under Finance Departments and head of Department was re-designated as Military Accountants General (MAG)   1920 Transfer of Military Works Expenditure to MAG and Controller of Army Factory Accounts created.   1.10.1951 Military Accounts Department re-designated as Defence Accounts Department and head of the Department became CGDA
  20. 21. HISTORY Senior Appointments in the MAD (1914) Rs. (Per Month) 1 Military Accountant General 2,500 1 Dy. Military Auditor General (Northern Army) 2,200 1 Military Dy. Auditor General (Southern Army) 2,200 1 Sr. Controller of Military Supply Accounts 2,200 1 Military Dy. Actt. General 1,900 1 Jt. Controller of Military Supply Accounts 1,900 3 Military Accounts (First Class) 1,650 .  
  22. 23. HISTORY <ul><li>The Defence Accounts Department (DAD), which has lived through two and half centuries, is one of the oldest departments under the Government of India. Its origin can be traced to the Military Pay Masters under the East India Company. </li></ul><ul><li>In January’ 1750 the First Pay Master was appointed for paying the Garrison at Fort Williams, Calcutta. Commissary made payments to the troops in the field. In 1776 a Commissary General was appointed for regulating the accounts. </li></ul>
  23. 24. HISTORY <ul><li>In 1788 the designation of the Commissary General was changed to Military Auditor General who exercised his control over all Military Disbursements. </li></ul><ul><li>  When the British Crown started administering India in 1858, there were Military Accountants General in the Presidencies of Bengal, Madras and Bombay. </li></ul>
  25. 30. HISTORY <ul><li>The office of the Accountant General, Military Department, was created in April 1864; in 1888 the Government recognized his position as the Head of the Military Accounts Department. </li></ul><ul><li>The Department was renamed as Defence Accounts Department (DAD) on October 1 st , 1951 and the Departmental Head christened as Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA). </li></ul><ul><li>For more than three decades after independence, the Defence Accounts Department (DAD) functioned under the administrative control of the Ministry of Finance. </li></ul><ul><li>With the introduction of the Integrated Financial Advisor scheme in the Ministry of Defence from August 1983, the Defence Accounts Department (DAD) came under the administrative jurisdiction of the Ministry of Defence. </li></ul>1st Oct DAD DAY
  26. 31. ORGANISATION AND STRUCTURE <ul><li>The Defence Accounts Department (DAD) is at present responsible for the Payments, Accounting and Internal Audit of the Expenditure and Receipts of the Defence Services and other Defence-related Organizations such as the Border Roads, the Coast Guard and the Canteen Stores Department. </li></ul><ul><li>The CGDA helms the Department with the assistance of 2 Addl. CsGDA, 12 Principal Controllers, one Principal IFA and 58 CDA-level officers looking after Regional Controllers (Army)/Integrated Financial Advisors, Functional Controllers/Integrated Financial Advisors catering to Navy, Air Force, Ordnance Factories, DRDO, etc. Functional Controllers also cater to specialized organizations like Border Roads, Pensions & Pension Disbursement and CSD et al. </li></ul>
  27. 32. CHANGING TIMES, CHANGING STRATEGIES <ul><li>Policy to locate offices near the offices of Defence Installations to render prompt and efficient services. </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralization of work on functional basis. </li></ul>
  28. 33. WORK FORCE <ul><li>DAD today is a very lean Organization with posted strength of about 450 IDAS Group ‘A’ Officers and 24,600 Subordinate Officers and Staff. Over the last 15 years the Department has managed with 26% less employees despite the burden of All India Transfer and Field Service Liabilities within and outside the country. </li></ul>
  29. 34. GEOGRAPHICAL SPREAD <ul><li>The DAD has a vast geographical spread with a network of 980 offices located at 230 stations dispersed over the length and breadth of the country to respond to the needs of all the elements of the Indian Defence Services i.e. Army, Air Force and Navy as also all Independent Support Groups like Defence Ordnance Factories (39), DRDO Laboratories/Projects (50), Coast Guard, DGQA, DGBR, DGNCC, Defence Estates, CSD, etc. </li></ul>
  30. 35. DAD AND DEFENCE BUDGET <ul><li>DEFENCE BUDGET: RS 96, 000 CRORES </li></ul><ul><li>(20.19% OF TOTAL GOI NON PLAN OUTLAY EXCLUDING RAILWAYS) </li></ul><ul><li>DEFENCE PENSION BUDGET: RS 14, 649 CRORES </li></ul><ul><li>DGBR BUDGET: RS 1200 CRORES </li></ul><ul><li>COAST GUARD BUDGET: RS 1150 CRORES </li></ul><ul><li>CSD EXP. RS 5375 CRORES; RECEIPTS: RS 5600 CRORES </li></ul><ul><li>DAD BUDGET: RS 645 CRORES </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL BUDGET HANDLED: RS 1, 22, 000 CRORES(APPX.) </li></ul><ul><li>(ALL FIGURES BASED ON BE OF FY 2007-08) </li></ul>
  31. 36. <ul><li>The Indian Defence Budget has registered an increase of a whopping 2392% in the last 25 years. Despite this sharp increase, the ratio of Expenditure on Defence Accounts Department to the Defence Services Expenditure (DSE) [1] has decreased from 0.80% in 1980-81 to 0.66% in 1991-92 and to 0.5% in 2005-06. This decrease of nearly 38.5% in the last 25 years [2] has been made possible through extensive automation of operations and by strict control on manpower, infrastructure costs, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>1] Defence Services Expenditure means total gross expenditure of the Defence Services Estimates, Civil Estimates of the Ministry of Defence, Border Roads and Coast Guards. BE FY 2006-07 for Defence Budget: Rs.1, 07,082 Crores and DAD Budget: Rs.534 Crores </li></ul><ul><li>[2] In 1980-81, 1991-92 and 2005-06 the total expenditure on Defence Services was Rs.4296.86 Crores, Rs.20584 Crores and Rs.107082 Crores. And expenditure on DAD was Rs.34.29 Crores, Rs.135 Crores, and Rs.534 Crores. </li></ul>
  32. 37. <ul><li>DAD’s Strategic Mission aims at providing responsive, professional Financial and Accounting Services. </li></ul><ul><li>This encompasses timely, efficient and correct payments of Pay & Allowances, Pension & Gratuities and other payments relating to supplies and services. It also ensures proper Accounting of all such expenditure from the Defence Budget. </li></ul>ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF DAD
  33. 38. ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF DAD <ul><li>The Department’s strategic vision is focused to provide “Best Value to Defence Services” by being a trusted and committed Financial Service Partner, and in providing a dynamic and professional work environment to its own workforce. </li></ul>
  34. 39. ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF DAD <ul><li> CGDA </li></ul><ul><li>Advisor to the Ministry of Defence on issues relating to Accounts, Audit and changes in Systems/Procedures of financial transactions. </li></ul><ul><li>Rendition of Annual Audit Certificate (AAC) </li></ul><ul><li>Furnishes necessary information for the Appropriation Accounts to the Ministry of Defence. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepares the Annual Consolidated Accounts of Defence Services Receipts & Charges </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Accounts Officer for Civil Estimates of the Ministry of Defence. </li></ul>
  35. 40. ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF DAD <ul><li>Internal Auditor to the Services responsible for audit of sanctions and orders issued by authorities lower than the Govt. of India. </li></ul><ul><li>Subordinate Audit Office to the C&AG who sample checks the Internal Audit done by the DAD. </li></ul><ul><li>Audits all expenditure against sanctions pertaining to Stores, Works, TA/DA, etc., and audits the Production Accounts of Ordnance Factories, Military Farms, Dockyards, etc. </li></ul>
  36. 41. ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF DAD <ul><li>The Financial Advisor role that the Department performs, involves rendering financial advice and according concurrence to all procurement of Defence Stores and post contract management. </li></ul>
  37. 42. PARTICIPATION IN UN PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS <ul><li>DAD has been empowered to settle accounts with UN HQ through PMI, New York in respect of deployment of Indian Contingents on various UN Peacekeeping Missions abroad. DAD officers are always part of the MOD delegation to the UNO to sign MOUs and to participate in working group meetings of the UNO on peacekeeping. Financial Management and Accounting of the reimbursements received from UN HQs on account of deployment of Indian contingents are watched and accounted for by the PCDA, New Delhi. Funds to the tune of USD 137 millions (Rs. 560 Crores) have been transferred to Government of India during last ten years. [1] </li></ul><ul><li>[1] From May 1995 to March 2006. </li></ul>Our officer at U.N. Mission (Ethiopia/Eritrea
  38. 43. PARTICIPATION IN UN PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS <ul><li>The Defence Accounts Department has been sending its officers as part and parcel of Indian Contingents deployed in UN Peace Keeping Operations. These UN Missions have been deployed in various countries including Congo (ONUC & MONUC), Somalia (UNOSOM), Mozambique (ONUMOZ), Rwanda (UNAMIR), Angola (UAVEM), Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL), Lebanon (UNIFIL), Eritrea & Ethiopia (UNMEE), Sudan (UNMIS), and, most recently, in the Golan Heights, Israel (UNDOF). A total of 24 IDAS officers have served in these UN Missions and 5 officers are currently serving with the Indian peace-keeping forces. Ms. Shivalli Chouhan, DCDA, has been the first lady officer to serve in such a Mission and she has recently returned after serving for one year in Ethiopia/Eritrea (UNMEE). Ms. Rajalakshmi Devraj, DCDA has followed her pioneering footsteps and is currently serving in Congo (MONUC). </li></ul>
  39. 44. OTHER FOREIGN ASSIGNMENTS <ul><li>IDAS officers are also serving in foreign assignments in Bhutan and Afghanistan in the Border Roads projects currently underway in these two countries. In fact, the Zaranj project in Afghanistan has been in the news lately with the abduction of Border Roads personnel by the Taliban in Afghanistan. </li></ul><ul><li>IDAS officers serving in these foreign assignments brave harsh conditions, poor infrastructure and facilities, and even perilous political conditions to bring honor to the country and to their Department. </li></ul>
  40. 45. PENSION SANCTION AND DISBURSEMENT ANNUAL EXPENDITURE ON PENSION (In Crores) Year Amount Year Amount 2000-2001 Rs 10243.92 2003-2004 Rs.11000.00 2001-2002 Rs 10488.23 2004-2005 Rs.11922.00 2002-2003 Rs.10092.07 2005-2006 Rs.12715.00
  41. 46. PENSION SANCTION AND DISBURSEMENT <ul><li>Principal CDA (Pensions) Allahabad sanctions all the pensionary awards except in case of Air Force and Navy personnel, which is sanctioned by CDA (Air Force) and Principal CDA (Navy) respectively. The annual increase of pensioners is about 45000 and the Defence Pension Budget constitutes approximately 49% of total Central Government Pension Expenditure. Defence Pension Expenditure works out to about 0.8% of GDP. </li></ul>
  42. 47. PENSION SANCTION AND DISBURSEMENT <ul><li>Given the enormous increase of the number of pensioners, efforts are on to account & audit pension payments on-line. Presently computerized pensioners profile is being generated in the Principal CDA (Pensions) office at Allahabad. To redress pensioners’ grievances, a comprehensive and interactive website on pension ( ) has been put in place. Besides, Defence Pension Adalats, Mini Pension Adalats are also held in various places from time to time to address and ameliorate problems faced by pensioners. </li></ul>
  43. 48. DEFENCE PENSION ADALATS <ul><li>Defence Pension Adalats started in 1987, which has been instituted by the Ministry of Defence and operationalised by the Defence Accounts Department acts as a platform </li></ul><ul><li>to redress the specific grievances of the pensioners. </li></ul><ul><li>to educate them on pension process and orders issued on pension benefits </li></ul><ul><li>to bring together representatives of various agencies to clarify their doubts on various issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Till date 75 Adalats have been organized in various parts of the country. Last Adalat was held at Ahmednagar on 27th & 28th April 2006, which has evoked a very positive response from the pensioners. Current Financial year will have 5 more Adalats to redress maximum pensioner’s grievances. During the financial year 2005-2006, 2225 cases were received and 1539 cases have already been settled. </li></ul>
  44. 49. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT <ul><li>The Department is fully conscious of the need to train and equip its staff and officers to sharpen their skills to discharge their responsibilities. CGDA Training & Convention Centre, Brar Square, Delhi conducts various professional Courses, Seminars, Workshops for senior IDAS officers and officers of MOD (Fin) including inter departmental seminars involving Defence Service officers. Besides professional courses to enrich the domain knowledge, courses are conducted on general management, Internal Auditing, Accounting and legal aspects etc. </li></ul>
  45. 50. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CENTRAC ( CGDA Center for Training and Convention , Delhi)
  46. 51. HRD: TRAINING CENTRES <ul><li>DFMI </li></ul><ul><li>The National Institute of Defence Financial Management (NIDFM) at Pune conducts Orientation Programmes for newly promoted Accounts Officers and Management Development Programmes for newly promoted IDAS Officers. </li></ul><ul><li>RENTRAC </li></ul><ul><li>A network of five Regional Training Centres (RTCs) at Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Meerut and Pune conducts Professional Training Courses as a part of Human Resource Development. </li></ul><ul><li>DPTI </li></ul><ul><li>Defence Pensioners Training Institute at Allahabad to impart training on Defence Pension </li></ul>
  47. 52. DEFENCE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT COURSES <ul><li>The CGDA’s Training and Convention Centre at Delhi conducts Defence Financial Management Courses and Seminars for Officers of the three Services and Officers of Ministry of Defence (Finance). The objective of such courses is to address the training needs & to familiarize them with the current orders/circulars of the Govt. of India for day-to-day decision making. Such courses also provide a forum for interacting with each other, understand and appreciate each other’s point of view and develop a workable synergy with the Armed Forces. With the changing role of the Department and especially with more decentralization of financial powers and positioning of IFAs in full stream, such courses has become extremely useful for the officers working at the cutting edge level. RTCs also organize such courses in different parts of India. </li></ul>
  48. 53. DEFENCE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT COURSES Former Vice Chief of Army Staff delivering the key note address in IFA Seminar(Army) Former Chief of Air Staff inaugurating IFAs (AF) Conference in Delhi
  49. 54. DEFENCE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT COURSES <ul><li>About 250 Service officers are trained each year. Apart from covering the areas related to day-to-day working, such courses also cover new concepts introduced by the Government like VAT, Service Tax issues, FEMA, Defence Procurement Procedures (DPP) and Manual (DPM) etc. the feedback for such courses has been excellent and Services are demanding more and more such courses. For the First time in 2005-2006, two courses were organised for the senior officers of the Ministry of Defence (DFAs and AFAs), which were highly useful and appreciated by the participants. </li></ul>Former Vice Chief of Naval Staff delivering the key note address in IFA Seminar (Navy)
  50. 55. COMPUTERISATION IN THE DAD <ul><li>Amongst the various Departments under the Government of India, DAD has been the pioneer in introducing mechanization in its workplace. In 1931, Hollerith machines were introduced for processing All India Compilation of Defence Receipts and Charges. The first computer in the Department, an IBM-1401, was installed in 1969 at Meerut where All India financial compilation of 50,000 Pay and Fund Accounts of soldiers and Provident Fund accounts of Defence civilians were computerized. The Department has kept up its tryst with modernizing the entire gamut of its Computer System. As a result, today there is a qualitative improvement in the maintenance of Accounts and Management Information System. </li></ul>
  51. 56. COMPUTERISATION IN THE DAD <ul><li>The following areas have been successfully computerized: </li></ul><ul><li>Pay and Provident Fund accounts of Other Ranks, Junior Commissioned Officers and officers of Indian Army, GREF personnel, civilians of Ministry of Defence, and civilians of Armed Forces HQrs; </li></ul><ul><li>Pension sanction of Defence personnel (Services and Defence civilians); </li></ul><ul><li>Pension Disbursement; </li></ul><ul><li>Provident Fund accounts of Defence civilians; </li></ul><ul><li>Certain portions of Accounts section work of the offices of the CDA; </li></ul><ul><li>Compilation of Defence Receipts and Expenditure; </li></ul><ul><li>Pay roll and Provident Fund system of Industrial and Non-Industrial Employees of Ordnance Factories; and </li></ul><ul><li>Costing statements in Ordnance Factories. </li></ul>
  52. 57. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CENTRES (IT&SDC) <ul><li>Five more IT&SDCs at Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Pune and Secunderabad, in addition to the existing centre at New Delhi to ensure that all sub-offices implement the Department’s IT Security Policy strictly. </li></ul><ul><li>Manned by IT trained officers </li></ul><ul><li>Nodal Centres for maintenance of software for the new systems being implemented across 950 offices of the Department. </li></ul><ul><li>Each of the centers will be tasked with maintaining authorized versions of software and full documentation for specific systems. In addition, the Centres will maintain Version Control of the source code of each application, provide software patches to all the offices under their jurisdiction in order to rectify bugs or to add features to the applications, provide solutions to problems in operating systems, application server and RDBMS, and identify changes required in the application software on account of the advances in the field of Information Technology or implementation of new orders or procedures. </li></ul><ul><li>To conduct Information Systems Audit on systems running in different offices to ensure that all controls are in place. </li></ul>
  53. 58. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CENTRES (IT&SDC) <ul><li>IT&SDCs have also been tasked with the responsibility for carrying out regular training programmes in the areas of specialization for all DAD officers and staff. The IT&SDC at New Delhi is a designated Centre of Excellence in Red Hat Linux Open Source Software. Forty IDAS officers have been identified for specialized training courses in institutes of repute, including IIM and IIT, on topics, which include Advanced Linux, Java, Testing Tools, Network Management, Network Security and Information Security Audit. IDAS officers who have undergone such specialized training will be posted to head the IT&SDCs. These officers will be exposed to continuing specialist training to keep them abreast of current trends in computing and in order to upgrade their systems skills. </li></ul>
  54. 59. E-ENVIRONMENT <ul><li>DAD has made tremendous progress in adopting the e environment in order to reach its customers. </li></ul><ul><li>The official web site of the Defence Accounts Department HQ office i.e. is fast becoming the buzzword in the Defence Accounts Department and among our customers. </li></ul><ul><li>CDA (Officers) have an interactive website </li></ul><ul><li>Similarly other important Regional controllers and functional controllers have interactive web site to address to the needs of the customers. </li></ul>
  55. 60. E PAYMENTS <ul><li>Defence Accounts Department in its endeavour to serve the Defence Services better has made good progress in implementing various schemes of RBI, SBI and other banks to transfer payments to officers & staff; units, formations, and various suppliers and vendors through electronic payments. RBI’S ECS & EFT have been used for effecting payments to over 4 Lakhs transactions amounting to Rs. 2800 Crores in FY 2004-05. </li></ul>
  56. 61. E-PAYMENT MODES USED <ul><li>ECS- Adopted by PCDA (Navy), Mumbai, PCDA R&D, New Delhi, P.C.D.A.. New Delhi, CDA (O) Pune and CDA Chennai. </li></ul><ul><li>EFT- Adopted by PCDA, New Delhi. </li></ul><ul><li>STEPS [1] – CDA (FUNDS) </li></ul><ul><li>Combination of ECS & other modes– CFA(FYS) Kirkee </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Banking– CDA(R&D) Hyderabad </li></ul><ul><li>In the near future, e payments in DAD will receive substantial boost through expansion of RTGS (Real Time Gross Settlement) mode of settlement between different banks. </li></ul><ul><li>[1] STEPS: State Bank Electronic Payment System </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  57. 62. FUTURE PERSPECTIVE <ul><li>Computerization of various functional areas has enabled the Department to tide over the phenomenon of depleting manpower. Today the Department is focused on widening the speed of computerization through a project called “Mission Excel IT”. This Project, futuristic in nature, aims at addressing the vision statement of the Department and seeks to make it more professional by achieving excellence in all areas of its interface with the Armed Forces and the Ministry of Defence. The project is envisioned to be operational by 2007. Once the Project is completed, the Department could have achieved: </li></ul><ul><li>i)         Automation of functioning of all Offices with availability of databases providing data on a real-time basis, and streamlined procedures and work flows in the offices; </li></ul><ul><li>ii)       Electronic communication and transmission of data in a secured network; </li></ul><ul><li>iii)     Developed Systems using state-of-the-art Information Technology with best practices in place enhancing better Budget Monitoring processes; </li></ul><ul><li>iv)     Computer literacy for working in a computerized environment. </li></ul>
  58. 63. ROAD MAP <ul><li>Accounting , Internal Audit functions to be performed w.r.t. to International Standards laid down by the International Internal Audit and Accounting Organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>The first pre-requisite of any international Standards is the Segregation of Duties which implies that, there should be a separate posts of Accounting and Payment, Internal Audit and Financial Management functionaries. </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Management and Audit responsibilities should be separated from the Accounting and Payment offices by creating a separate offices of IFAs / Defence Internal Audit functionaries to be manned by appropriate level of IDAS officers. </li></ul>
  59. 64. BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES (BTI) OF DAD <ul><li>ReIADS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reorientation of Internal Audit in Defence Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RAPID PACE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Real-time Accounting and Payments in Defence: Payment and Accounting Electronically </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CD ROM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C omprehensive D ocumentation and R evision O f M anuals </li></ul></ul>
  60. 65. BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES (BTI) OF DAD <ul><li>STEAM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>S treamlining T ransfer E ntry and A djustment M echanisms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PROJECT IAADS </li></ul><ul><li>I mplementation of A ccrual A ccounting in D efence S ervices </li></ul>
  61. 66. BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES (BTI) OF DAD <ul><li>MISRA </li></ul><ul><li>M echanization of I ntegrated S ystems for R eal-time A ccounting: MISSION EXCEL IT </li></ul><ul><li>JNAN </li></ul><ul><li>J ournal for N ew A ccounting P ractices </li></ul><ul><li>SOMI </li></ul><ul><li>Streamlining O ffice M anuals and I nstructions </li></ul><ul><li>CHOPRA MANUAL </li></ul><ul><li>C ode H eads O perations & Ra tionalization Manual </li></ul>
  62. 67. BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES (BTI) OF DAD <ul><li>NEIL </li></ul><ul><li>Ne w I nitiatives in L earning </li></ul><ul><li>HKPA </li></ul><ul><li>High risk Key Result Areas Planning for Analysis </li></ul>