Information Technology & System

Among the various departments under Government of India, the Defence Accounts Department has been pioneer in introducing automation in its workplace. The major IT initiatives taken by the department are here under:-

Project Tulip

» It is an online office Automation system for Regional Controllers.

» PCDA (WC) Chandigarh has switched over from Project SUGAM (earlier office Automation system) to project TULIP w.e.f. 1st September, 2016.

» The project covers all the activities from diarization of dak, till payment of bills through e-payment mode.

» The project covers all the sections of Regional Controller office viz. Record Section, Accounts Section , Audit Sections- Miscellaneous section/Stores Section, Civilian Pay Section, Civilian Transport Section, Medical Section, Disbursement Section.

» All the payments through project Tulip are done through e-payment mode i.e. through SBI CMP Portal.

Project Vishwak

» The Project covers the automation of AO GEs offices under the jurisdiction of Pr. CDA (WC) Chandigarh.

» The system enables these offices to capture the Admin Approvals, Technical sanctions, Contract Agreement details, Processing of various payments viz. RARs, Final Bills, LP Bills, Hand Receipts.

» The system is implemented in centralised environment i.e. System is hosted on server in main office of Pr. CDA (WC) and AO GEs are accessing the same through VPN over Broadband.

» Monitors the Budget and Cash Assignment Financial Year wise.

» Punching Medium data extraction is done from Vishwak system for directly uploading in New Compilation.

Project Bhawan

» The system deals with the work of AAO BSO offices.

» It caters for maintaining the masters of Permanent/ Temporary Defence buildings, Occupation and Vacation Reports, generation of Rent & Allied Bills for officers, ORs, Third Parties etc.

» Rent bills are directly uploaded on the portal of Pr. CDA (O) Pune for officers by the respective AAO BSO offices avoiding the delay in their adjustments in Pay Bills accordingly.

Project Dolphin

» Project Dolphin covers the pay and allowances of Personnel Below Officer Ranks (PBORs) including JCOs holding Honorary commissioned Ranks.

» The system has been implemented in all the PAO offices under jurisdiction of Pr. CDA (WC)- PAO (ORs) 14 GTC Subathu.

Project Nidhi

» The project covers the maintenance of funds accounts (GPF) for DAD as well as Non DAD personnel.

» It is a centralized project implemented on MPLS WAN/ VPN over Broadband.

» Project Nidhi has made the maintenance of accounts more secure and instant availability to all the subscribers.

» System automatically compares the data inflow vis-à-vis sectional compilation.

» Data Entry of GPF schedules is carried out at DDP controllers/ Sub offices and transmitted onward to CDA (Funds) Meerut duly validated and reviewed for preparation of Annual GPF statement.

DAD Personnel Management System (DAD-PMS)

» DAD PMS is being developed as a comprehensive ERP package for the department.

» The system covers the Pay and Allowances, Leave Management System, Personal Information System (PIS), Personnel claims of DAD Employee viz. Medical claims, GPF claims, Tuition Fee claims, TD moves, LTC moves etc.

IVRS System in PAOs

» Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) has been implemented in PAO (ORs) 14 GTC Subathu.

» PBORs can get their claims related information through IVRS telephonic call.

E-Ticketing (Defence Travel System)

» Defence Travel System has been established by Defence Accounts Department.

» The system provides for cashless booking for duty related journeys for the service Personnel as well as DAD officials.

» The system covers the Rail Travel System and Air Travel Module.

» In the next phase (s), the development of online TA module is planned for on-line submission of adjustment claims for individuals.


» As per the guidelines issued by Govt. of India E-procurement process has also been started for further procurements.