Treasury is the pivot of financial administration in the State. All Treasuries in a District are headed by the Collector of the district and Treasuries in Sub-Division are headed by Sub-Divisional Officers. A Treasury Officer is responsible for all the functions in the Treasury assisted by Additional Treasury Officers given charges of specific sections of the Treasury. There are five sections in the Treasury:
- Bill Section
- Pension Section
- Stamp Section
- LF/PL Section
- Receipt Section
Treasury is basic fiscal unit & the prime point for the primary record of financial transactions of the Government in the District.Treasury is the bigwig institution of financial administration in the State. All financial transactions of the State Government are carried out and their records maintained by the Treasury. The District Magistrate is overall in Charge of the Treasury and the Treasury Officer acts on behalf of the District Magistrate. Darjeeling Treasury being a District Treasury has to deal with financial transaction of the State Government and submits monthly accounts direct to A.G., W.B.
The main functions of Darjeeling Treasury is as follows:-
- Receiving, Checking and passing of Bills/ Cheques of different department.
- Maintenance of accounts of payments and receipts under different heads of Accounts.
- Maintenance of accounts of baking nature like P.L. Accounts, Local Fund accounts of DGHC, Panchayats & Municipality, P.F. Accounts of Govt. and Non-Govt. Educational Institutions.
- Payment of Pension – Civil and Military and deal with other matters relating to Pension.
- Drawing and disbursing of Mobile Pension every month in different centres viz. Mungpoo, Sukhiapokhari, Bijanbari, Takdah and in Rimbick Centre every three month.
- Passing of Treasury Challans.
- Maintenance of Strong room with double lock.
- Receipt of letter and correspondence with Govt. andother departments.
- Compilation of monthly accounts and submission of accounts to A.G.W.B