SOP for Engagement of Ministries/Department with PFMS and NTRP

SOP for Engagement of Ministries/Department with PFMS and NTRP

F. No. S-11012/e-payment-PFMS/9(4)TA-II/2016-17/553
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Controller General of Accounts
Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan. GPO Complex
E-Block, INA, New Delhi – 110023
Date: 07.06.2017


Subject:Standard Operating Procedure for Engagement of Ministries/Departments of Government of India with PFMS and NTRP.

Reference is invited to this office QM. No. S-11012/e-payment-PFMS/9(4VTA-II/2016-17/251 dated 22nd March, 2017 regarding engagement of Ministries/Departments of Government of India with PF MS and NTRP.

2. With reference to above, a Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) containing necessary guidelines / instructions for engagement of Ministries/Departments of Government of India with PFMS and NTRP is enclosed for information and necessary action. All the Ministries/Departments of Central Government are required to go through the SoP in order to submit their proposals for integration with PFMS and NTRP to office of CGA through their Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs. O/o CGA, alter examining the proposal with respect to the relevant Rules/Provisions of GAR, R&P Rules, GFR, DFPR etc., will forward the same to PFMS for further necessary action. The PFMS will process the proposal in consultation with the concerned Ministry/Department and CGA and implement the same finally under intimation to CGA and Ministries/Departments concerned.
3. The proposal may contain the following:-
a) The reason for integration – Payment/Receipt/Accounting/Reporting;
b) The nature of the facility which is to be integrated- Whether manual access needed or portal available
c) The details regarding portal and integration
1. Objective
ii. Scope
iii. Deliverables
iv. Status of development
v. The future Phases
vi. Timelines
d) ‘AS IS’ and ‘TO BE’ process
e) Process flows and business rules of the line function
f) Any Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) envisaged
g) Timeline envisaged for integration
h) Resources, if any available to support development
i) Expectation from PFMS/ office of CGA
j) Team for integration and nodal officer- coordinates
3. All Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs of Ministries/Departments of Central Government may circulate these instructions to various Departments/Wings/Divisions of their ministries for information and necessary action.
4. The Non-Civil Ministries/Departments i.e. Railways, Defence, Posts and Telecommunications may submit their proposals to this office through their accounting heads.
This issues with the approval of the Controller General of Accounts.

(Dr. Shakuntala)
Joint Controller General of Accounts
Encl: As above.

1. All Secretaries of the Civil Ministries/Departments of Government of India
2. Secretary (Defence Finance), Ministry of Defence
3. Controller General of Defence Accounts, Ministry of Defence
4. Financial Commissioner, Ministry of Railways, Railway Board
5. Member (Finance), Department of Telecommunications
6. Financial Advisers of all Civil Ministries/ Departments
7. Joint Secretary & Financial Advisor, Department of Posts
8. All Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs (I/c) of Ministries/Departments

Copy to:
l. PPS to CGA
2. PPS to Addl, CGA (GPG)
3. PPS to Addl, CGA (C)

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