Presentation on theme: "Best practices & innovations"— Presentation transcript:
1 Best practices & innovations by North Western Railway
2 Total Cash-less payment System 100% salary payment through bank, in all units of NWR.100% Contractor/Vendor payment through bank.Imprest recoupment through Smart Card.First time ever, 100% PLB payment through bank.
5 PROCESSA SINGLE CHEQUE ALONGWITH A SOFT COPY CONTAINING DETAILS OF IMPREST CARDS AND THE IMPEST AMOUNTCHEQUE IS ISSUED AS: SBI A/C IMPREST CARDFINAL DEMAND SHALL BE DEBITED AND CHEQUES & BILL SHALL BE CREDITEDSBI WOULD LOAD THE IMPREST CARDS IN REAL TIME (WITHIN A FEW MINUTES).AFTER THE BULK UPLOAD, IMPREST CARD HOLDERS WOULD BE INTIMATED THROUGH SMS ALERT.
6 ADVANTAGES MINIMIZE CASH HANDLING REDUCTION IN ROLE OF CASHIERS REDUCTION IN ESCORTING BY R.P.FWITHDRAWAL ON NEED BASIS FROM ATM (SBI & SBBJ)OBLITERATE THE POSSIBILITY OF THEFT OF CASH
7 Streamlining of Bank operations For the first time on Indian Railways, Pay cycle of staff reduced from 4 batches to a single batch.Again for the first time on Indian Railways, number of treasury banks reduced to 1, in each accounting unit of NWR. (from 14 to 1, over BKN Div.). This has reduced the number of banks dealt with for C&B reconciliation to just 6 over entire NW Rly.No. of cheques issued p.m. reduced drastically (from 1782 in Mar’09 to 70 in Mar’13, over BKN Div.)Single window payment system introduced, through bulk RTGS/NEFT.
9 Redeployment of Cashiers Cashiers’ beats reduced drastically (from 14 to 3, over BKN Div.)Posts of cash office staff declared surplus & surrendered.41 no. of cash office staff redeployed.Significant reduction in TA & Honorarium of cashiers.Surplus staff redeployed in vacant posts of Accounts office on regular basis as per Railway Board guidelines.
10 IPAS ImplementationNWR the second Railway, (after E.Co.Rly) to implement IPAS.NWR the first Railway to implement I.C. module for Workshop.PF Module & Pay Roll Module, already implemented successfully over NWR.Pension Module is being started from April’13.Other Modules of IPAS are under process for implementation one by one.Staff are finding IPAS much convenient and smoother than previous programme, ITAS.NWR acknowledges help rendered by CRIS in implementing IPAS.
11 Inspection of Banks for PPO Checking All Pension paying branches in Rajasthan Checked.Almost entire pensioners covered.More than 66,000 PPO’s checked.Over payment of Rs Crore detected.Approx. Rs Crore already recovered.
12 Steps towards Paper-less working Extensive use of E-Dak and FTP by all units over NWR.It has enabled swift movement of information among various units of NWR.It has saved TA claims, Man days & Trees (from felling).Easy to monitor information exchange timings.
13 Improvement in C&B Reconciliation Close monitoring of Cheques & Bills reconciliation and suspense balances outstanding.Rationing system of blank stationary of Cheques at 3 levels.Full details of every cheque maintained in hard copy & soft copy.Earlier it used to take approx. 12 days P.M. for monthly C&B reconciliation, now its takes 2 hrs. only.
15 Continuous reduction in no. of cheques issued S.N.PeriodNo. of cheque issued1March’0917822March’1011163March’115834March’122775January’131266March’1370
16 Outstanding amount in C&B Reconciliation S.N.As onAmountNo. of Cheques19,88,23,33513523,74,93,7538532,17,28,22551435,04,82,941169
17 EXCHEQUER MONITORINGEARLIER PRACTICE- TOTAL AMOUNT OF CHEQUE ISSUED ON DAILY BASIS WAS ACCONTED FORLATER PRACTICE- TREASURY WISE AMOUNT & CHEQUE NO. WISE DETAILS (FOR CONTINUITY)RECENT PRACTICE- ONLY ONE TREASURY, CHEQUE NO. & AMT DETAILS IN CONTINUITY REGISTER, SIGNED BY SSO/BKS & DFM
18 RECON. OF EXCHEQUER WITH PMR ON BI-WKLY OR TRI-WKLY BASIS TOTAL EXCHEQUER USED FOR THE DAY & UP TO THE DAY, IS TALLIED. SIGNED BY SSO/BK & DFMIT ALSO TALLIES TOTAL NO. OF BILLS SENT BY BOOKS SECTION & RECEIVED BY CASH OFFICEIT INSURES THAT EXTRA/ SHORT BILLS OR CHEQUES ARE NOT SENT/ RECEIVED
19 Employee Information System Information pertaining to PF; Salary; Leave; Pension & contractual payments have been started on IPAS.It can be accessed by the Employee on Railnet & Internet.Railnet link isSimilarly Internet link isJodhpur Division has started Kiosk based screen in Accounts for the help of employee & contractors. Similar kiosks are planned to be installed in all Divisions, Workshops & in HQ of NWR in 2013.
20 Schemes in the Pipe Line Cash collection of station Earnings to be lifted by bank.It would eliminate irregular movement of cash safe.It would help quick realization of earnings into Govt. A/C.No. of shroff & cash witness would reduce.Computerization of all Suspense Accounts.To help close monitoring of suspense balances.Immediate information about any specific case.No need to manually maintaining the ledgers and carry forward frequentlyTouch screen enquiry system for status of P.F.