General Manager’s Negative Powers
§ Source: FinanceCode Volume I – Annexure II
§ Top of all rules mentioned in Finance Code Volume I – Chapter V – Annexure II is “without previous sanction of the higher authority (i.e., Railway Board)”
§ GM’s powers available in I R Finance Code -Chapter V -Annexure II – stated in Negative sense
§ Example: S.N. 4 - To the creation of Work charged posts of above JA Grade. Interpretation is GM may have powers to the creation of Work charged posts up to Sr. Scale.
§ Another example: S.N. 10(b) - To the grant of reward in excess of Rs. 5,000 in each individual case. Interpretation is “GM may have powers to grant of reward up to Rs. 5,000 in each individual case.