Purchase of Note Book/Laptop computers by Ministries/ Departments

1(15) E-II (A)/2009
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

New Delhi, the 14th May, 2012


Subject: – Purchase of Note Book/Laptop computers by Ministries/ Departments

The undersigned is directed to Invite attention to 0M No.1(15)/EII(A)/2009 dated 26.05.2009 on the above mentioned subject and to say that in partial modification thereof it has beendecided that on handing over the charge of the post, the officer may be given Option to retain the laptop on payment of book value.

2. For the purpose of calculation of book value a depreciation of 15% per year may be adopted, Thus an officer who has had a term of five years will be required to pay 25% of original cost of the laptop at the time of handing over charge at the end of the term deducting depreciation of 75% (15×5). In case of loss, the loss will be recovered from the officer based on the book value of the laptop after allowing for depreciation of 15% per annum as stated above.

3. All other terms & conditions in this regard remain unchanged.


(R.Prern Anand)
Under Secretary to the Government of India


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