Saturday, December 3, 2016

Transfer Norms - Draft Guidelines Issued

rightimgGovt issued draft guidelines for managing general transfer of State Govt Employees. Draft will be discussed with Employees Organisations on 6th December by Chief Secretary.

SIRD Integration With KILA- Orders Issued

rightimgGovt decided to merge State Institute of Rural Development(SIRD), with Kerala Institute Of Local Administration (KILA).The process should be completed within three months.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Prime Minister's Awaas Yojana (Gramin) Launched

  Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched “Housing for All” in rural areas under which the Government proposes to provide an environmentally safe and secure pucca house to every rural household by 2022. Named the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin), in its first phase the target is to complete one crore houses by March 2019. The unit cost for these houses has been significantly increased and now through convergence a minimum support of nearly Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 1.6 lakh to a household is available. There is also a provision of Bank loan upto Rs. 70,000/-, if the beneficiary so desires. The selection of beneficiaries has been through a completely transparent process using the Socio Economic Census 2011 data and validating it through the Gram Sabha.
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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

'JALASUBIKSHA' Well Recharge Programme- Guidelines Issued

Govt Issued detailed guidelines for Total Well Recharge programme in MahathmaGandhi NREGS. 142 panchayths were selected for 1st phase.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

LIFE Housing Mission-Proposals approved

Kerala Govt decided to implement LIFE the Total Housing Scheme by Co Ordinating all housing schemes implemented through various departments. Housing schemes implemented by SC/ST department, Minority Welfare Department, Fisheries department all other Central housing schemes will brought under one umbrella.
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Social Security Pension-Modified Directions Issued

Finance Department issued modified directions for the disbursement of Social Security Pensions through LSGIs. All pensioners and new applicants should submit a self attested statement to the Secretary concerned, that they are not getting any other pension.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

BPL Certificate- Gramapanchayath Secretary Designated

LSGD issued GO to designate Gramapanchayth Secretaries too to issue BPL Certificates for those families who were not included in the present BPL list.The eligibility criteria should be enquired by Village Extension Officers and as per the report, Gramapanchayath Secretary can issue Certificate.  

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Landless House less Survey in Kerala will be done by Kusumbasree

LSGD issued orders designating Kudumbasree to conduct survey of Landless House less families in Kerala. Rs 20 per house will be paid as honorarium to the enumerators. Pilot survey will be conducted in Amboori, Poovar and Karakulam Gramapanchayaths in Thiruvananthapuram District.

Monday, October 24, 2016

IAY SC Department Share Should met from LSGI Funds

LSGD Issued directions to the LSGIs to allocate SC fund in the ratio 25:40:35 for providing the SC Department share announced for SC ST IAY Beneficiaries. Govt increased the unit cost as 3 lakh last year promising the increased amount will be provided by SC ST Development Department.

IAY SC Department Share Should met from LSGI Funds

LSGD Issued directions to the LSGIs to allocate SC fund in the ratio 25:40:35 for providing the SC Department share announced for SC ST IAY Beneficiaries. Govt increased the unit cost as 3 lakh last year promising the increased amount will be provided by SC ST Development Department.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Nava Kerala Mission-Participatory Programmes Declared

Kerala Govt declared 4 participatory programmes, implemented in mission mode, for overall development of kerala within the coming 5 years. The programmes include Total Housing Programme, People friendly Govt Hospitals, Comprehensive Education Modernization Programme and Harithakeralam programme. Local Self Govt Institution level Missions will be constituted to implement the programmes.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

VEO Promotion Orders Issued

CRD issued orders promoting 31 senior most Village Extension Officers to the cadre of Extension Officers. Seniority No up to  2056 were included in the list.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Decentralization State Resource Group Re Constituted

LSGD formed new State Resource Group to guide and supervise Planning and Monitoring of Annual Plan Of LSGIs. Planning Board Member Mr:Sivaraman will be the chairman and Thiruvananthapuram DPO Mr: VS Biju Convenor.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Gandhijayanthi Celebrations- Directions Issued

LSGD issued detailed guidelines for celebrating Gandhijayanthi and Rural Development week. Strengthening of Sanitation programmes and development programmes may be done during the week.

VEO's Training converted to In Service Training

LSGD issued orders converting Pre Service Training Of Village Extension Officers into In Service.The duration of training period limited to 3 months. Later it was 6 months. The Syllabus was also modified.
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