About Project Management Unit (PMU)

Project Management Unit of Department of Finance came into existence from 1st June 2013 under the leadership of Shri Sukhdeo Singh, the Principal Secretary of Department of Finance, Government of Jharkhand. At present the unit is headed by Principal Secretary, Department of Finance.
Various components/Modules of Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) is being monitored by PMU Cell under the technical support and guidance of NIC Finance team. For day to day activities of PMU, a e-Governance Nodal Officer from Department of Finance has been engaged to look after the

  • administrative issues,
  • implementation of new modules and sorting out of any field issues,
  • holding regular meetings of Treasury Officers,
  • Providing domain through discussion for development of modules as when required.

The PMU is managed by Nodal Officer, e-Governance, Department of Finance with Technical Support of National Informatics Center engaged in Department of Finance.

The following are the team members engaged for looking into the technical aspects of IFMS:

  • Niraj Kumari, JAS, Deputy Secretary-cum-Nodal officer e-Governance,Department of Planning-cum-Finance, Jharkhand
  • Sri Chandrashekhar Prasad, Under Secretary, Department of Planning-cum-Finance, Jharkhand
  • Sri Pradeep Kumar Patel, Principal Systems Analyst, NIC – looks after budget preparation
  • Sri Omesh Prasad Sinha, Principal Systems Analyst, NIC – IFMS
  • Sri Yashwant Kumar, Systems Analyst, NIC – IFMS

The IFMS is being maintained by a set of 2 programmers, 4 Assistant programmers, and one data Entry operator recruited through NICSI in PMU cell of Finance Department set up in June 2013. All these posts have the approval of Cabinet as well as Minister, FD. The finance department has made the provision of Budget for payment to the programmers and Assistant Programmers through NICSI. For the continuance of PMU cell, Finance Department shall have to make budgetary provision each year. PMU also provides help desk support to the various users of the IFMS modules. During the course of time the need of few more posts were felt for having one Database Administrator for maintaining the Database in Data Center of JAP-IT, one Senior Software Designer, One Software Designer and 2 Web Designers. Accordingly these posts have also been sanctioned with administrative approval through Cabinet and Minister, FD.

Various components of IFMS maintained by PMU are as follows :

  • Finance Portal
  • Employee Portal
  • Pay slip preparation module
  • Budget Preparation Module
  • Fund Allotment System
  • Treasury Information and Accounting System
  • DDO Bill Preparation System based on Central Employee Database
  • GPF Accounting System
  • Treasury Management Information System
  • Interface to Accountant General’s Voucher Level Computerization System
  • e-Receipt System module
  • Integration with Banking system
  • Integration of Pension database with AG and Bank – under progress
  • Internal audit management – to be under taken
  • Debt Management – to be under taken
  • Loans and Recovery Management (Government Employees) – to be under taken

IFMS is hosted on a central server connected to centralized database in JAP-IT datacenter over State Wide Area Network (SWAN) called as JHARNET. The hardware is maintained by JAP-IT where as the database is being looked after by DBA engaged by PMU. It is being accessed by 32 Treasuries, 24 GPF Office, DDOs of all Departments of State and all employees of State.