1. ASC is primarily responsible for provisioning, procurement and distribution of supplies, transport, Fuel Oils And Lubricants (FOL), hygiene chemicals and miscellaneous items to Army, Air Force and where required to Navy and other Para Military forces. The operation of mechanical transport except first line transport and the provision and operation of animal transport is also one of the major responsibilities of the ASC. The directorate general of supplies and transport, which is the apex organisation of ASC, is a major nodal point for army budget expenditure. The provisioning and training of clerks and catering staff for whole army are also the responsibilities of ASC.
2. Organisation. With the sole objective of national security, Indian Army has various supporting functions. The organisation structure of the Indian Army, with relation to presence of ASC, is depicted in the following picture:
3. Sections within ASC. ASC has following main sections at Army Head Quarters (Supplies and Transport Directorate), formation Head Quarters ( Supplies and Transport Branch) and Supplies and Transport units. The list provided below is for broad understanding of vendors about various sections of ASC, and not a comprehensive list of roles and responsibilities:-
AHQ/ FMN HQS
Perspective planning for overall operations of ASC and implementation of policies as directed by Ministry of Defence etc.
General planning at the unit, scheduling duties, board of officers, training etc.
At Army Head Quarters only. - responsible for IT enabling of ASC.
Personnel management – Officers
Management of Officers
Provisioning, procurement and distribution planning and implementation control of certain ration stores for centrally purchased stocks.
Forecasting and budgeting for centrally purchased stocks, and provisioning, procurement, and distribution planning and implementation control of certain ration stores for centrally purchased stocks.
Stock management of ration items for coal, dry and tinned items etc.
Policies and procedures for contract conclusion for certain items., It also analyses feedbacks from units on supply. Monitoring of quality.
Stock management of ration for perishable items etc.
Revision of ration scales and allowance etc., Introduction of new items, fixing free and payment issue rates of centrally procured items, etc.
Analysis of food samples received from vendor/ supply depots.
Technical/ hygiene inspection of vendor’s site.
Forecasting and review of budgets for FOL, provisioning, monitoring of stocks and disposal of FOL products.
Stock management of FOL and LPG.
Provisioning, monitoring of Stocks and disposal of FOL packing material Stock. Monitoring disposal of other used/ waste from FOL.
Management of FOL packing material.
All mechanical and animal transport management and hiring of civil transport.
Coordination & management of vehicles (MT) and animals (AT) in the unit.
Personnel management – personnel below officer rank and civilian employees.
Management of combatants (Personnel Below Officer Ranks)
Accounting at Army Head Quarters for ASC funds.
Arbitration case monitoring and control.
All types of fund management.
Management of all types of stores available and the administrative functions at the unit level.
Directorate General of Supplies and Transport
Director General of Supplies and Transport
Additional Director General of Supplies and Transport (Fuel and Transport)
Additional Director General of Supplies and Transport (Supply Management)
Additional Director General of Supplies and Transport (Coordination Planning & Personnel Management)
Deputy Director General Supplies and Transport (Budget & Coord)
Deputy Director General Supplies and Transport (Perspective Personnel Planning & Operational Logistics)
Deputy Director General Supplies and Transport (Fuel and Transport)
Deputy Director General Supplies and Transport (Food Inspection)
ST-26 (Arbitration/Legal Cell)
PIO DETAILS : ST DTE
Name : Lt Col Sanjay DilwariaDesignation : ST-2(Coord) and PIO ST DteContact No : 35305
LIST OF CORPS ORDER
Corps Order No
Initiation of ACRs JCOs/NCOs
Posting Turnover of ASC pers serving with E 22 (I) Para (Bde/50 (i) Para Bde (Admit to Corps Order 5/95)
SOP for procurement of spl lubricants and Greases for newly introduced eqpts
Dress Offrs/JCOs/OR (Admit No 2) special insignia AD Badge
Posting to HQ IMTRAT Corps order Part-I No 5/95 amdt No 4
Loss due to dry age in aspect of bagged supply
Monitoring of posting Pas and Clk (GD/SD) Corps order No 5/95 (Amdt No 07)
Detection of urea soda and added sugar in Milk with a view of detect adulteration of Milk with synthetic Milk
Sample packing at Supply Depot : Food stuff (Tect Instrs 2/97)
SOP in raisign of Book Debit by ASC unit against Min of Home Affairs (MHA) in respect of expenditure incurred on JAKLI Bn
Re-designated ASC Flag of Mast
Local purchase of Hyg chem items
Grouping of units under Col Comdt (Amdt No 1)
Preparation progress and employment of Railway claims (Tech INstrs 4/97)
Promotion Ris Maj/Sub Maj of ASC
Mini composite pack and survival Ration
Standing operating procedure (SOP on monitoring and control of Budget expenditure on minor head 110A : ASC stores (local purchase)
Selection procedure of personnel for posting to HQ IMTRAT
Operation of Grinding of wheat into Atta contract
SOP for defending/monitoring court cases and implementation of court judgment passed against the interest of Union of India
Posting of personnel to HQ Special frontier forces (E&L No 22) special force (G VI/CAS)
Use of LPG with Army, Procurement -2 and maint (Tech Instrs 1/99)
Sampling procedure LKO
Provn for posting of Dvr (MT) for school Buses
Appointment of Tech committee
SOP on procurement insp sampling
Posting of unverified Rects to Fd units (Amdt to Corps Pt-I 5/95)
Measures to counter loss of classified Mtrl during transit
SOP on issue of ASC articles and modified sys and direct booking to the existing BD unit within and out side MOD
SOP on issue of ASC articles and modified sys and direct booking to the existing BS Units within and out side MOD
Amdt to para 6 (a) under clause educational qualification of Corps order Part-I No 11/94
Local purchase of hygiene chemical items amdt of Corps order Part-I No 13/97 Tech Instr 03/97
Conduct of ASC Coy Cdr course with distance edn pgme (DEP) ASC
Standard operating procedure for direct enrolment of meritorious sportsman in the rank of Hav in the Army
Monitory Intensive award scheme technical and academic qualifications by JCOs/OR of the ASC
Benefits from welfare corpuses :ACWF
Conduct of promotion examination for promotion from Nb Sub to Sub
Monitoring of contract
Equestrian sports policy in ASC
Col Comdt ASC Selection duties and privileges
Dress : Band and sports kits track suits
Amdt to para 3 under fee structure for the ward of ASC personnel in Jawahar Lal Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad and MGM Engineering College Nanded ( Special Corps Order Part-I No 01/897)
Grouping of units under Col Comdt (Amdt No 3)
Responsibilities of function of CFL (Tech Instrs)
Col Comdt : Duties addendum
Reservation of seats for the wards of ASC personnel to Jawahar Lal Nehru Engineering Aurangabad
Incentive award to outstanding sportsmen
Grouping of units under Col Comdt
Selection procedure of personnel for posting to IMTRAT
Col Comdt ASC Selection duties and privilege
Posting/turnover of pers serving with 622 Coy ASC (Comp)
Grouping of units under colonel Comdt
Promotion Risaldar Maj /Subadar Maj of ASC
Appt of Tech committee for evatutationg the proficiency of ASC Offr for authoring them to declare food staff/fit/unfit for defence personal consumption
Policy ASC Personal Mangement
Initiation of ACRS JCO/NCOs
Promotion Risaldar Maj/Sub Maj of ASC
Posting/Tenure of civ scientific pers of food insp org
Initiation and review of ACR JCO/NCOs
DGST Tech Instr No 01/2006 (Conduct of Two weeks repressive cadre for JCOs)
DGST Tech Instr No 02/2006 (Tech Insp Factories (Food Staff)
DGST Tech Instr No 03/2006 (Accountability of service heads)
Grouping of units under Col Comdt (Maj Gen Anil Malhotra)
Selection procedure of personnel for foreign postings (ST-12)
Appointment of Sr Col Comdt ASC
Tech Instrs No 01/2008 Issuance of speaking order : Court cases (ST-12 sec)
Amdt No 2 to Corps order Part No 03/2006 on Tech Insp factories (Food stuff) Tech Instr No 02/2006) SOP
Tech Instrs No 02/2008 ACR JCOs/NCOs
Amdt Tech Instr No 01/05 (Food Insp org)
Tech Instr No 01/2009 : Sanitization and standardization of Lab procedure
Appt of Tech committee for evaluating the Tech proficiency of ASC Offrs
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS(SPECIAL CORPS ORDER) PERTAININGTO FUNCTIONALITY OF ASC
Special Corps Order
Annual Departmental Report –ASC Units
Standing Instr for DGST’s Tour
ASC Fund (General)
ASC Benevolent Fund
ASC Funds Rules.
Reservation of Seat for the words of ASC
Order of the Day Lt Gen Gorakh Nath, PVSM,AVSM,ADC
Grants for Sportsmen Participating
ASC Funds Rules
ASC Funds (General)
Amdt to Annexure I to Appx ‘A’ to Annual
Award of Corps Cert Blazes-92-93
Order of the Day Lt Gen NS Bhatnagar ,AVSM
Order of the Day –Lt Gen Kishan Bhatia
Appt of Col Comdt of ASC
Award of Corps Crest Blazer
Appt of Comdt of ASC
ASC Fund (General), ASC Mess , Band
ASC Fund Roles (Amdt No-5)
Standing Instr of DDGST Tour
ASC Funds Rules (Amdt No-06)
ASC Fund (General, ASC Mess)
Order of the Day Lt Gen Kishan Bhatia
Order of the Day
Assumption of Appt : DGST& Sr Col Comdt
ASC Fund Rules (Amdt No-7)
Standing Instr For DGST’s Tour
ASC Fund Rules (Amdt No-8)
Reservation of Seat for the Words of ASC
ASC Fund (General), Messes, and Bands
ASC Fund (General) Mess and Band
Supplies, Fuel, Oils and Lubs Mgt in ASC
ASC Funds (General), Messes/Bands.
Selection Procedure of Pers –IMPTRAT
Incentive Cash Award to outstanding
Sahasbuddhe Award 97-98
Mementos Award for Achieving Tech
Reservation of Seats For the Words of ASC
Amdt in Annual Deptl Instr Report Form
Reservation of Seats for the words
ASC Funds (General), Messes and Bands
Amdt to Part I to Annual Deptl Report
ASC Fund (General), Messes and Band
Amdt to Para 17 of Corps Orders -5/95
Assumption of Appt of DGST & Sr Col Comdt
Amdt to Para 28 of Appx ‘C’
ASC Fund (General), Messes/ Bands
ASC Fund (General) Messes, Bands
Award of Corps Crest Blazer 2002
Award of Corps Crest Blazer -2003
ASC Funds (General) Mess, Bands
Reservation of Seats for the Words of ASC
Award of Corps Crest Blazers
Monetary Awards for Achieving Tech
Amdt in Corps Order 6/S/97- ASC Funds
Responsibilities and Functions of CFL, FIU
Award of Corps Crest Blazer Monetary Award
Reservation of Seats for the Wards of ASC
Amdt No – to Corps Orders No -03/2006
Amdt in Corps Order 6/S/07 and 2/S/2005
Monetary Award for Achieving Tech and
Award of Corps Crest, Blazer
Amdt to Spl Corps Order- 6/S/97, 7/S/2005
ASC Fund (General) Messes, Band
ASC Welfare fund (Benevolent)