In Goa CM’s absence, Ministers can sanction expenditure of Rs 1 crore

Goa Ministers have been empowered to sanction expenditures of upto Rs. 1 crore in the absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. The CM is currently under medical treatment in the US for an pancreatic ailmemt.

Before leaving for Mumbai for a medical check-up, Parrikar had allowed expenditure up to Rs. 50 lakh by the State Ministers during the current fiscal year.

“The proposals involving expenditure sanctions up to Rs one crore shall be disposed of by ministers of respective departments,” as per the office memorandum of the Financial department.

The proposals will be processed by the Finance department.

Information credit: PTI