THE MAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE ACCOUNT DEPARTMENT ARE AS UNDER
ØInternal checks with reference to extant rules/orders of all the transactions affecting the Railways receipt & expenditure.
ØMaintenance of account as per prescribed procedures.
ØPrompt disposal of all the claims against the Railways.
ØTender financial advice to the Railway administration as and when required.
ØTo ensure that there are no financial irregularities in the Rlys transactions.
ØTo play the role of management accountant.