Controller to migrate agencies onto mechanized payroll by March

Accountant-general'sGovernment has directed the Controller and Accountant General’s Department to complete the migration process by end of March 2016.

Twenty (20) of the Subvented Agencies excluding the Military were yet to be migrated.

A statement issued in Accra by Major Mahama Samuel Tara (rtd), Chief Director, Ministry of Finance, said following the inception of the Government’s policy decision to migrate all subvented organizations onto the mechanized payroll, the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) has, as at December 2015, migrated One Hundred and Twenty (120) organizations.

The statement said the Department wished to inform these remaining Agencies whose salaries were paid outside the Government of Ghana mechanized payroll system at CAGD that their subventions would cease in March 2016 if they fail to submit details of payroll information for migration onto the payroll.

The policy decision was to effectively manage and exercise budgetary control over payroll cost.

It said the information on the affected Agencies is available on the CAGD website at

Source: GNA

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