Purchase of Four and Two-Wheelers In CSD – Guidelines and Application Procedures
The guidelines and procedures for the purchase of four and two-wheelers in CSD (Canteen Stores Department) aim to ensure a smooth and transparent process for all eligible customers. This process includes providing all necessary documents, such as proof of identity, address, and income, and adhering to all guidelines set forth by the CSD. Additionally, customers must ensure that they meet all eligibility criteria, including being an active member of the Armed Forces or a dependent of a serving or retired personnel member. The ultimate goal of these guidelines and procedures is to provide an efficient and fair system to support the mobility needs of the Armed Forces community.
Guidelines For Purchase Of Four – Two Wheelers and Other Afd-i Items
Entitlement For Four Wheelers
|Up to 3000 cc||Once in Four Years|
|(b)||JCO granted Honorary Commission & Equivalent (Incl Retd)||Up to 2500 cc||Once in Seven Years|
|(c)||JCO & equivalent(Incl Retd)||Up to 2000 cc||Once in Service & Once after Retirement. First Car after ten years of Service. The gap between purchase of Two Cars to be Ten years.|
|(d)||OR & Equivalent
|Up to 1800 cc||Once in Service & Once after Retirement. First Car after ten years of Service. The gap between purchase of Two Cars to be ten years|
|(e)||Civ Officers of MoD paid out of Defence Estimates and Officers of CSD (Grade Pay Rs.6600/- and above)||Up to 3000 cc||Once in Four Years|
Entitlement for AFD-I items other than car (Refrigerator, tv, w/machine, two-wheelers, etc.)
For all categories after every three years.
Procedure for purchase of four-wheelers:
Customer who wishes to purchase four wheelers through CSD must obtain sanction from the office of Deputy Director General Canteen Services (DDGCS), QMG Branch, New Delhi in the prescribed application form.
Obtain an availability certificate from the dealer.
On receipt of approval letter from DDGCS, QMG Branch New Delhi submit a prescribed application (CSD Depot Indent form) at the concerned depot along with availability certificate and payment in the form of DD or RTGS/NEFT.
Other documents required at the depot for verification in addition to a copy of the car sanction letter from DDGCS, QMG Branch.
CSD depot indent form duly countersigned by Commanding Officer of the unit for serving personnel or by Station Commander or Dy Director of Zila Sainik Board for Ex-Servicemen.
Car sanction letter from DDGCS office, QMG Branch.
Copy of PAN card/ Form 16.
Copy of driving license (relaxable for retired PBORs & Senior citizens)
Certified copy of paybook bearing entry with regard to purchasing of car (applicable only for serving JCOs/OR and equivalents).
Certificate from the CO/OC of Unit confirming that the financial position of the applicant allows purchasing a car (applicable only for serving JCOs/OR and equivalents).
PPO/Discharge book/Release Order (for ESM).
Any other document as prescribed under the respective State Govt. notification. This is essential since State Govts while extending VAT relaxation prescribe specific documents to be submitted.
Procedure for purchase of two-wheelers & other AFD I items: Entitled customer can purchase the items from CSD depots on submission of prescribed application form duly filled in along with payment either by DD or RTGS/NEFT. No prior sanction is required for two-wheelers and other AFD I items from QMG’s Branch.
Miscellaneous points: DD to be drawn in favor of “Canteen Stores Department, Public Fund Account (Main) from any nationalized bank payable at the station of CSD depot. Prior to making the bank draft latest rates should be confirmed from the concerned depot/ dealer as these are subject to change. For approximate rates please go to product search on the Home Page of this website.
On submission of application and payment, the concerned depot will release documents such as OR, Sale letter, Supply Order, Authority letter, etc.
These documents have to be submitted to the concerned dealer for effecting the delivery of the item.
Payment for registration and insurance will be made to the dealer and not to the CSD depot.
For additional accessories, the customer has to bear the expenses.
In case a vehicle has a waiting list in the civil market, the same should be booked with a dealer who is affiliated with CSD, with a minimum booking amount as decided by the manufacturer. Full payment can be made with CSD depot once the vehicle is available and the dealer issues an availability certificate. Advance booking of the vehicle with the civil dealer will be governed by the rules as promulgated by the manufacturer/dealer. This will save unnecessary blockage of funds.
No payment is to be made on account of CSD handling charges/ logistic charges etc. to the dealer.
The price will be charged as applicable at the time of delivery of the item.
No interest will be paid by CSD or by the dealer for the late delivery of the vehicle.
Business hours of CSD depots vary so please contact CSD depot concerned to ascertain transaction timings.
No transactions are entertained on Sundays and Holidays.
In case of accident/theft cases/EC officers released with less than five years of service, the application will be forwarded to CS Directorate for sanction by the QMG.
In case of TA officers certificate as following will be attached:-
CERTIFICATE FROM THE COMMANDING OFFICER TA BN/TA DTE
1. It is certified that No ___________ Rank __________ Name ___________________ is a Departmental/Non Departmental Officer of Territorial Army. His date of commission is
_____________ and has got total embodied service of ________ Years _______Months as on this date.
(Signature of Commanding Officer)