It is one of the main revenue earning departments of the Govt. of Odisha. MV tax and fees are the main sources of earning along with learners' fees, fancy numbers, auction sales, e-challan and trade certificates.
The office of STA receives the budgetary allowances from Government of Odisha in C&T(T) Department. Since 2020, the Pay DA, HRA, MEW are met from global allotment.
Different budgetary provisions are there for modernization and road safety activities, which are given below.
Budget Details of Office of Transport Commissioner:
Allotments are received under both SSS (State Sector Scheme) and EOM (Establishment Operation and Maintenance) in the annual Budget of each financial year for the office of Transport Commissioner and its subordinate offices. In case of shortage, demands are also been placed in the Supplementary Budget each year basing on the progressive expenditure and further requirement under different heads of account. Budget is received as per the demand placed by the Office of the Transport Commissioner, Odisha as per the actual requirement of fund basing on the man power cost i.e salary and office expenditure i.e Non-salary. The proposal is submitted to Administrative Department i.e C&T (T) Department and they, after careful scrutiny send the proposal to Finance Department.
The EOM proposal is discussed in the Finance Department where as the SSS proposal is taken up by the P&C Department. Both the Departments after careful constitution send the ceiling to the Administrative Department which is further allotted to the controlling officer i.e office of the Transport Commissioner.
After receiving the allotment from the Administrative Department the allotment are distribute to field offices under Non-salary unit i.e MV, Electricity, Water, Telephone, OC etc. as per the requirement. Besides the salary units are drawn centrally by submission of bills to respective Treasuries by the concerned DDOs. The DDOs are also directed to make expenditure following the latest guidelines of Finance Department.
Office of the Transport Commissioner, receive allotment in 5 major head under EOM and the details are as follows:-
Allotments are placed to the field offices as per their requirement in different major heads and make expenditure by submission of bills to Treasury. Besides the expenditure status are also monitored in the monthly RTO conferences.
After the end of each month the progressive expenditure figure is send to Administrative Department and reconciliation of A.G figure and Treasury figure of expenditure is done by the Controlling Officer and the same is also reported to the Administrative Department. The Surrender statement is also prepared after the end of each Financial Year and the same is also intimated to the Administrative Department in stipulated time.
Besides under SSS allotments are received under 4 major heads and the details are as follows:-
All this Budget preparation and expenditure are being made by strictly following the latest guidelines of Finance Department.