≡ ABOUT GAS CADRE:
GAS is short form of Gujarat Accounts Service. GAS is a cadre of Finance Department (F.D.), Government of Gujarat. There are 6 Head of Departments (H.O.D.s) under finance department. As under:
(1) Directorate of Accounts & Treasury (D.A.T.)
(2) Examiner, Local Fund Accounts
(3) Directorate of Pension & Provident Fund (D.P.P.F.)
(4) Directorate of Insurance
(5) Commercial Tax
(6) Registrar of Sales Tax Tribunal
GAS Cadre performs its duties mostly in first 3 HODs and some in 4th HOD. If any officer/employee posted in these departments, he/she in “Parent Department”. For GAS Cadre officials, H.O.D.s except Finance Department are known as “Other Department”.
≡ HIERARCHY OF GAS CADRE:
There are 7 levels in hierarchy of GAS Cadre:
Directorate of Accounts & Treasury, Examiner – Local Fund Accounts, Directorate of Pension & Provident Fund, Directorate of Insurance and Chief General Manager in Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd. are Director level posts.
2. Joint Director:
Joint Directors generally works with Directors or in other HODs.
3. Deputy Director (D.D.):
Post of D.D. is also known as “Class-1, Senior Duty”. D.D. works in HODs of Finance Department and also in HODs of Other Departments mostly in Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad. District Treasury Officer of Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot are Deputy Directors. Zonal Examiners in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot are also Deputy Directors.
4. Accounts Officer, Class-1:
Accounts Officer, Class-1 performs their duties in various HODs and at district level.
» District level posts of Accounts Officer, class-1 :
› District Treasury Officer (T.O.) – District Treasury Office
› District Assistant Examiner (A.E.) – Local Fund Accounts Office
› Accounts Officer (A.O.) – District Panchayat
5. Accounts Officer, Class-2:
Accounts Officer, Class-2 performs their duties in various HODs and at district level.
» District level posts of Accounts Officer, class-2 :
› Additional Treasury Officer (A.T.O.) – District Treasury Office
› Junior Assistant Examiner (Jr.A.E.) – Local Fund Accounts Office
› Internal Audit Officer (I.A.O.) – District Panchayat
› Accounts Officer, District Primary Education Committee – District Panchayat
› Accounts Officer – District Industries Centre
› Project Officer (Accounts) – District Rural Development Agency (DRDA)
6. Class – 3 Employees:
There are 4 sub categories in class – 3 employees. Generally they work in District level in District Treasury Office and Local Fund Accounts (L.F.) Office. In Sub-Treasury at Taluka Level.
› Group-1: Accountant/Auditor
› Group-2: Deputy Accountant/ Deputy Auditor
› Group-3: Sub Accountant/Sub Auditor
› Group-4: Junior Clerk and Typist.
7. Class-4 Employees: