FUNCTIONS OF THE SECRETARIAT AND OFFICE PROCEDURE
15.The Office Procedure Manual of the Government of Sikkim shall be applicable to the
Secretariat of the Commission, mutatis mutandis.
16. Division of office in to Sections.
The office shall be divided into various Sections for proper, efficient and effective disposal of
the works of the Secretariat of the Commission.The Section shall be, as far as possible, under the
charge of a Group B officer. He will be supported by such other Group C and Group D staff as may
be allocated with due regard to the manpower position of the Secretariat.
(1) The works of the Secretariat of the Commission shall be allocated to the following Section,
(a) Establishment Section;
(b) Accounts Section;
(c) Legal Section;
(d)Computer and Data Processing Section;
(e) Examination Section.
18. Works to be handled by Section.-
(1) The Establishment Section shall deal with the matters concerning (1) service
matiers of the Chairman, Members and employees of the Secretariat, (2) receipt and despatch
ofnormal dak. (3) housekeeping. An Under Secretary shall be in charge of the Establishment
Sectionand he shall ensure that the works in the Section is carried out efficiently and the
provisions laid down in the Office Procedure Manual are followed scrupulously.
(2) The Accounts Section shall deal with all the matters concerning finance and
accounts of the Secretariat. The Officer declared as Drawing & Disbursing Officer shall be in
charge of the Accounts Section. The Drawing& Disbursing Officer shall ensure that sanction and
disbursement of fund are made strictly in accordance with the provisions contained in Sikkim
Financial Rules and other allied rules. He shall be responsible for preparation of proper annual as
well as supplementary budgets. He shall coordinate with. various departments and agencies
including the office of the Accountant General. Sikkim.
Generally, the works of the Accounts Section shall be as follows, namely,-
(a) Preparation of pay roll/pay bill. processing of bills,
(b) Generation of deduction statements etc.