Fees for approval of plans/booklets and miscellaneous surveys/inspections carried out by Government Surveyors

D.G. Shipping Circular No. 1 of 2004

NO:F&A/12(3)/97-Part II
 

         Dated: 1st January, 2004
 

Sub: Fees for approval of plans/booklets and miscellaneous surveys/ inspections carried out by the Government Surveyors


1. A Committee was set up by the Director- General of Shipping to review the existing fees structure prescribed by the DGS Circular No. 1 of 1997 of even file number dtd. 30.06.1997 for approval of plans and miscellaneous surveys/ inspections carried out by MMD/ DGS Surveyors. The Committee was directed to submit a proposal on rationalisation of the fees structure after taking into account the actual time required for completion of each type of survey/ approval of plan, the size of the ships, increase in costs from the last revision of fees (i.e.30th June 1997) etc. The recommendations of the Committee were, thereafter, discussed in detail with the senior officers of the Directorate and some Classification Societies. After duly considering these inputs , the Director- General of Shipping has decided to amend the existing fees structure. The revised fee is enclosed to this Circular as an Annexure.

2. The prescribed fee is to be "necessarily" paid along with the application for surveys/ inspections or submission of plans for approval by way of Crossed Demand Draft in favour of Director General of Shipping, Mumbai or MMDs Mumbai/Kolkatta/Chennai, as applicable.

3. The prescribed fee does not include the expenses incurred by the surveyors on TA/DA , wherever applicable and they should be recovered on the basis of actuals or full arrangements be made as per Government scale applicable to such officers by the parties needing service .

4. This order supersedes the DGS Circular No. 1 of 1997 of even file number dtd 30.06.1997.

5. The revised fees structure comes into effect from 1st January 2004


Sd/-
(G.S. Sahni)
Director General of Shipping &
ex. officio Additional Secretary to Govt. of India

 
 

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