ACCOUNTS Jamnagar Municipal Corporation is formed as per the provisions of B.P.M.C. Act 1949.Accounts department is established to keep and maintain proper books of accounts of Municipal Corporation.Accounts section is established at Main office of Jamnagar Municipal Corporation.Chief Accountant is head of accounts department, Accountant, Sr. Clerk, Jr. Clerk, etc are appointed for office working under the control of chief Accountant.Account department has various functions as per B.P.M.C. Act 1949.The accounts of municipal corporation are maintain for financial year i.e. 1st April To 31st March.The books of account are maintained as per various forms prescribed as per the Municipal Account Code 1971.FunctionsTo receive all money payable to the corporation and credit the same in bank account of the corporation. As per section 83 of B.P.M.C. act 1949.To make payment on account of municipal fund as per section 84 of B.P.M.C. act 1949.To estimate income and expenditure statement for the next financial year before 31st march of the year. As per section 95 of B.P.M.C. act 1949.To estimate revised income and expenditure statement for current financial year after taking 8th monthly income and expenditure review in the month of December of every financial year.To make payment of salary and pension of the employees of the municipal corporation.To control the budget sanctioned by of the corporation.To maintain provident fund account of municipal employee as per general provident fund act 1936.To prepare annual receipt and expenditure statement as per section 94 of B.P.M.C. act.oTo maintain books of accounts as per provisions and procedure laid down in municipal account code 1971. Vizo General cashbook, Cheque register. Loan register, Advances register, Classification of income and expenditure, Various deposits register, Investment register, Budget register, Unpaid register, Payment register, Liability register, Cash book of various special funds, etc. (On switching over to accrual base double entry accounting system in Tally ERP9 manual book keeping is closed & the same is maintained in computer software)To make investments of surplus money of corporation.To make scrutiny of every bill submitted for payment.To provide Vehicle loan, Festival & Food Grain Advances to employees.To repay loans obtained from Financial Institutions.