Issue of Stores
257. When materials are issued from stock for departmental use, manufacture or sale, etc. the Government servant in-charge of the stores should see that a requisition or indent in proper form has been made by a properly authorized person, examine it carefully with reference to any orders or rules for the issue of stores and sign it after making suitable alterations under his dated initials, in the description and quantity of materials, if he is unable to comply with the requisition in full. The requisition or indent should be returned at once to the requisitioning officer for signature. When materials are issued, a written acknowledgment should be obtained from the person to whom they are ordered to be delivered or despatched or from a duly authorized agent.