Color Coding Implementation for PFMS e-Bill System

The Ministry of Finance, Government of India, has introduced a color coding system for sanctions related to various types of transactions within the e-Bill functionality of the Public Financial Management System (PFMS). Through an Office Memorandum dated August 28, 2023, the Controller General of Accounts has outlined that this color coding feature is now available to all Treasury users, including Sanction Makers, Sanction Checkers, Drawing and Disbursing Officers, Dealing Hands, Assistant Accounts Officers, and Pay and Accounts Officers.

CGA – Color coding for sanctions related to various types of transactions in the e-Bill functionality of PFMS

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Controller General of Accounts
(PFMS Division)-GIFMIS Vertical

Dated: 28th August, 2023


Subject: Color coding for sanctions related to various types of transactions in the e-Bill functionality of PFMS-reg .

The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject above and state that color coding has been provided in PFMS for specific types of e-sanction at the level of all types of Treasury users viz. Sanction Maker, Sanction Checker, Drawing and Disbursing Officer, Dealing Hand, AAO and PAO. The color coding is available under e-Sanction>Manage e-Sanction page to facilitate users to identify the particular types of sanctions/bills. Four colors are given to different types of e-sanctions as under:-

S.No.Type of SanctionColor indication
2IAAALight Blue
3ROSL/GST refundViolet
4SNA-SPARSHLight Green

It is requested that the above feature may be brought to the knowledge of all users of offices under your control so that they can make use of the same.

This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

(B. Gopal Krishnakanth Raju)
Asst. Controller General of Accounts


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