19. Fund of Board.
(1) The Board shall maintain a Fund to which shall be credited
(a) all moneys paid to it by the Central Government;
(b) such sums of money as the State Government may pay annually for specified purposes;
(c) all fees and other charges levied by it under this Act;
(d) all moneys received by the Board by way of grant, gift, donation, benefaction, bequest, subscription, contribution or transfer;
(e) all other money received by the Board in any other manner or from any other source.
(2) The Board may expend such sums as it thinks fit for performing its functions under this Act and such sums shall be treated as expenditure payable out of the Fund.
(3) A sum of money, not exceeding such sum as may be specified by regulations made under this Act, shall be kept in current account with any nationalised bank, or any other scheduled or other bank approved by the Central Government in this behalf, but any moneys in excess of that sum shall be deposited in the Reserve Bank of India or with the agents of the Reserve Bank of India or invested in such manner as may be generally or specially approved by the Central Government.
In this sub-section,
(a) "nationalised bank" means a corresponding new bank as defined in the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970 (5 of 1970);
(b) "scheduled bank" means a bank included for the time being in the Second Schedule to the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (2 of 1934).