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Interest free Festival Advance to Class IV Haryana Government employees for 2019-20

Interest free Festival Advance to Class IV Haryana Government employees for 2019-20



The Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana,
Finance Department.


1. All Head of Departments in Haryana.
2. Commissioner of Divisions in Haryana.
3. All Deputy Commissioners in Haryana.
4. Sub Divisional Officers (Civil) in Haryana.
5.The Registrar. Punjab & Haryana High Court, Chandigarh.
6. All District & Session Judges in Haryana.

Dated Chandigarh, the 16th October, 2019.

Subject : Grant of interest free Festival Advance to Class IV Government employees during the year 2019-20.


With reference to subject noted above, I am directed to say that the State Government has decided to grant an interest free festival advance of Rs.8000/- (Rupees Eight thousand only) to all Class-IV Government employees in the State who apply for it.

2. The advance will be admissible to permanent/temporary Class-IV employees and to those ad-hoc employees who are continuing in service for the last one year and will likely to continue for another four months, on furnishing surety of a permanent Government employee. The advance will be sanctioned by the Drawing & Disbursing Officers concerned. In case of temporary employees, allow festival advance on the basis of a surety to their satisfaction so that it will be fully secured and its recovery will be ensured from the loanee before the close of the financial year 2019-20.

3. the following conditions should also be observed in sanctioning this advance:-

i) The Drawing & Disbursing officer concerned. before sanctioning the advance, should satisfy himself that the incumbent will continue in service until full recovery of the total amount of the advance is effected.

ii) The advance will be recovered in four equal monthly instalments and the entire advance should be recovered from the pay of the employees before the close of the financial year 2019-20.

iii) Th advance may be drawn and disbursed on or before 25.10.2019.

iv) The advance will not be admissible to work charged & contingent paid staff and daily wagers.

v) The advance should not be granted by parent Departments to those Class-IV employees who are no deputation to other Government/corporations and Local Bodies etc.

vi) If both husband and wife are employed, the advance should be allowed to only one of them.

4. It is requested that the Schedule of Recoveries should be attached with each bill in the enclosed performa-I. It is also requested that the detailed accounts of the recoveries of the advance should be maintained by the Drawing and Disbursing Officers which should be reconcilled with the office of the Accountant General, Haryana (A&E), Chandigarh every month.

5. the expenditure incurred on the grant of festival advance may be communicated to the Finance Department (in Ways & Means Branch) by the Head of Departments by the end of November, 2019 positively in the enclosed Performa-II.

6. The expenditure will be debited to the Major Head, “7610-Loans to Government Servants. etc-800-Other Advances (98) Festival Advances 50-Advances”. The recoveries made will be credited to the corresponding receipt head i.e “7610-Loans to Government Servants etc. 800-Other Advances- (98) Festival Advances (Receipt)

Copy of this letter can be down loaded from the site www.finhry.gov.in

Yours faithfully,

Under Secretary Finance
for Additional chief Secretary to Govt. Haryana
Finance Department

Signed Copy



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