Course for IDES & ICAS Probationers
the request of Director, National Institute of Defence Estates Management
(NIDEM) and Jt.CGA a five day combined course for IDES (Probationers) and
ICAS (Probationers) was organized at NADFM from 22nd to 26th
April, 2013. The course was
attended by 21 Probationers, 13 from the IDES and 8 from ICAS fraternity.
The course was first of its kind for NADFM, conducted keeping in
view the fact that the IDES have to interact very closely with the IDAS in
their career thus such interaction and attachment shall benefit them
immensely. For the ICAS the
need for greater interaction between the ICAS and IDAS an excellent
initiative, as such academic interface would enable better understanding
of each other’s roles and better coordination of functions which is
necessary for efficient service delivery.
All the sessions were handled by senior IDAS officers and topics covered
included diverse subjects like
Changes in financial system of governance with evolution of IFA System,
Budget formulation in GOI-Role of Finance, Structure, Role & Functions
of MoD, MoD (Fin) and DAD, An overview of role of Finance and Accounts in
Govt, General principles & method of Accounting, System of
classification of Defence Expenditure covering all relevant budget heads,
Compilation of Accounts, Pre-Audit and Post-Audit – Concepts, Methods,
Advantages and Disadvantages, Role and Significance of Internal Audit,
Structure, Role and Functions of Controllers-Regional & Functional,
Case studies related to Audit of Defence
Estate Organisation, An Overview of IT structure in DAD, Duties and
Responsibilities of Local Audit Officers and Objectives and Duties of Pay
& Miscellaneous Section. A
, Khadakwasla was arranged on the 24th of April, which has been
highly appreciated by all the Probationers of both the Services.
valedictory function was organized at the end of the course, in which CGDA
was the chief guest. Dr. G D
Pungle, Director NADFM
welcomed the Chief Guest and this was followed by valedictory address by
the CGDA. CGDA shared some of
his experiences in the service to which he added that the actual success
in any service depends on individual officers mingling with inter services
officers and sharing of learning acquired.
He was of the opinion that, with the aim to
further strengthen collaboration amongst Services such courses are
significant steps in achieving the desired objective. CGDA
then conveyed best wishes to the IDES and ICAS (Probationers) and
distributed certificates and mementos to them.
The function concluded with a vote of thanks by Mrs C A R Lakshmi,
Shri Arunava Dutt,
IDAS, CGDA with Senior Officers and IDES & ICAS Probationers
RIGHT TO INFORMATION
two-day course on ‘RTI’ was organised at NADFM from 29th
April to 30th April 2013. The course was attended by 17 IDAS
officers from all over the country. The faculty members for the course
included – Mr Pralhad Kachare, Director, YASHADA, Pune, Mr Vivek
Velankar, a well known RTI activist and
Smt. Rekha Raikar Kumar, Addl. CDA, PCDA(O) Pune. All the participating
officers were very appreciative of the contents/faculty of the course.
Officers with Dr. G D Pungle, IDAS, Director NADFM
ON PROCUREMENT & CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
three day workshop was organized at NADFM on ‘Procurement and Contract
Management’ from 6th to 8th of May 2013.The
workshop was attended by 13 IDAS officers.
The topics covered included – objectives and principles of
public procurement; Role of IFA in procurement process, Procurement
process - Defence Procurement Manual provisions; Practical issues in
Contract; Overview of main features of Indian Contract Act;
E-Procurement; Provisioning concepts in Defence Procurement; CVC
guidelines on procurement; Management of Indirect Taxes; Arbitration and
legal issues in contract. The
sessions were handled by faculty from NADFM, Senior IDAS officers, legal
and taxation experts, etc.
IDAS Officers with Dr. G D Pungle, IDAS, Director NADFM
& DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS.
three day course on Vigilance & Disciplinary Proceedings was
organised at the Academy from 7th December to 9th
December 2011. 17 IDAS officers participated in the course. The sessions
were handled by senior serving and retired IDAS officers and Shri S D
Joshi, IAS (Retd), ex-Vice-Chairman, Maharashtra Administrative
Tribunal, who was invited to deliver 2 lectures.
The course content included sessions on ‘An Overview of
Vigilance, Preventive Vigilance, Role & Structure of Vigilance
Machinery in Govt. including CVC, Punitive Vigilance, Suspension, Need
for effective vigilance mechanism in DAD-how to strengthen it with
emphasis on role of RTI as an instrument, Protection to Civil Servants,
Departmental Inquiries, Various penalties under CCS(CCA) Rules, Case
Studies/Mock Inquiry etc.
IDAS Officers with Sh. Shharat Sharma, IDAS, Director NADFM
COURSE FOR PROBATIONERS
2011, 2010(SL) & 2009(SL) BATCH
Refresher course of 5 days duration for IDAS(Ps) of 2011, 2010(SL) and
2009(SL) batch was held at the Academy from 17th June to 20th
June. 28 IDAS officers participated in the course. The sessions were
handled by senior serving IDAS officers and IT Audit module sessions was
outsourced to ISACA PUNE CHAPTER. The
course content included sessions on Factory Module, IFA Module, Regional
Controller Module, Functional Controller Module, Departmental Priorities
and IT Module. A Panel
discussion was held after every module which was presided over by faculty
IDAS officers. At the end of
the course Shri S L Singla Addl. CGDA(SLS) presided over the panel
discussion along with faculty IDAS officers.
and Senior IDAS Officers with Sh. S L Singla, IDAS, Addl.
Visit of DGFP to NADFM
Gen RM Mittal, SM, DGFP visited NADFM Pune alongwith Brig SP Mehta, DDG
FP(A). Dr. G D Pungle, IDAS,
Director NADFM welcomed them along with his team of officers.
During the meeting, Director NADFM informed about
all the training courses being conducted at NADFM/RTC.
A brief presentation on the activities of NADFM/RTC was also
presented to him.
few suggestions were made by the DGFP
To include visit to the office of the DGFP in the Delhi visit of
AHQrs have officers who are involved in Defence Acquisition and
These Officers can be summoned as faculty for ‘Contract
Some combined courses for Service Officers and IDAS Officers for
DFMC courses could contain sessions by faculty from PCDA(O) &
PCDA(P ) on their
Functioning in the interest of Services.
G D Pungle, IDAS, Director NADFM during discussion with Lt.Gen R M Mittal,
FUNCTION OF IDAS PROBATIONERS
valedictory function of 29 IDAS probationers comprising, 9 IDAS(P) of
2011, 17 IDAS(P) of 2010 (SL)
and 3 IDAS(P) of 2009 (SL) batches was held on the 5th of April
2013 at CENTRAD, New Delhi.
Shri Arunava Dutt, IDAS, CGDA was the Chief Guest.
The brief function included lighting of the lamp by the Chief
Guest, a welcome address by the Director NADFM, presentation by the
probationers on learnings acquired, followed by valedictory address by the
CGDA. The CGDA conveyed best
wishes to the probationers on the eve of their actual entry into official
work. Certificates on
completion of departmental training and mementos were given to the
probationers by the CGDA. The
function was also attended by both the Addl. CGDA and other Senior IDAS
Arunava Dutt, IDAS, CGDA
Lighting the Lamp
Visit of Addl. CGDA to NADFM
Shri S L Singla, IDAS, Addl. CGDA visited NADFM
on the 20th of June 2013.
During his visit he discussed Training and Development Policy 2013,
Director’s Medal to Probationers, Land for NADFM, Shortage of IDAS
officers in NADFM/RTC, RTC Training calendar 2013-14, Infrastructure
utilization/provision, Quality of course contents, New thinking of
CGDA’s office on training/training courses.
Alongwith Director NADFM, the ACDA(Trg) and faculty members also
participated in the meeting.
S L Singla, IDAS, Addl. CGDA with Director NADFM & other Faculty
during the discussion