Monday, January 25, 2016

Mahathma Gandhi NREGS-Social Audit moves to new look

By setting up Mahathma Gandhi NREGA Social Audit Society Kerala, State Govt decides to restructure the social audit of Mahathma Gandhi NREGS. Village Level Social Audit Facilitators should be recruited and they will be paid @ skilled labour engaged in Mahathma Gandhi NREGS. Applications were invited by the Mahathma Gandhi NREGS State Mission for recruitment of staff to Social Audit Society.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Panchayath Converted to Municipality- VEOs Should Implement Projects

CRD issued direction to implement projects formulated by Village Extension Officers in Gramapanchayaths,which were converted to Municipalities recently.  Village Extension Officers were permitted to continue in converted panchayaths and they have to implement housing projects.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016


Finance department issued orders, revising the pay and allowances of State Govt Employees and Teachers. The revised salary will come in to force from 01/07/2014.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Annual Plan Formation Guidelines Revised

LSGD issued revised guidelines for the formation of 2016-17 annual plan of Local Self Govts. Plans should be get approved by DPC within 15th March 2016. Decisions of Gramasabha should be entered in sakarma software and published in website.
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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Annual Plan Revision-Time limit Extended

Decentralization Co Ordination Committee decided to extend the time limit fixed for revising the 2015-16 annual plan of LSGIs up to 31st january. Co Ordination committee allowed LSGIs to utilize plan fund instead of Swach Bharath Mission Central share for the construction of Individual Household Latrines.

VEO Training Period- Clarification Issued

Govt Of Kerala issued clarification regarding counting Pre Service Training period of Village Extension Officers for service benefits. As per the directions Pre Service Training Period of  Village Extensions Officers appointed after 21/01/1971 will not be counted for pension and other service benefits.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Paddy Land Constructions-Regularization Rules Notified

Revenue Department issued detailed guidelines for the regularization of  unauthorized reclamation carried out or completed before 12/08/2008. As per the rule the owners of  paddy land ,converted can apply to concerned District collectors for regularization within 90 days from the notification.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Kerala Town&Country Planning Bill 2015

To provide for the promotion of planned development and regulation of growth of urban and rural areas in the state, Kerala Town & Country Planning Bill 2015 presented in Kerala Assembly. The bill assures mandatory preparation of District Plan.
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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Driver Post Re Designated as Driver Cum Office Attendant

As per the direction issued by Kerala High Court, Govt decided to combine the post of Driver with that of peon. No change in Salary scale and allowances permitted.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Income Tax deduction, Anticipatory Income Called For.

Finance Department instructed all progressive tax payers to re calculate their anticipated tax in prescribed format, which is necessary for regulating the deduction of balance tax from the salary drawn for next four months.The revised statement should be submitted before 25/11/2015.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

SC Promoters' Honorarium Enhanced

Govt decided to enhance honorarium given to SC Promoters attached to Local Self Govt Institutions. The rate was enhanced to Rs 7000 per month with effect from September 2015.
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Monday, November 9, 2015

Nirmal Grama Puraskar Discontinued

Central Govt decided to discontinue the Nirmal Grama Puraskar scheme, introduced to motivate local bodies to achieve Nirmal Status. Govt is formulating new scheme of incentivisation of state govts on the basis of performance in sanitation programmes.
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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Name Badge compulsory to Govt Offiials

Govt instructed all Govt officials to wear name board/name badge when they were on duty. All head of the offices were directed to issue name board/name badge to their subordinates.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Local Self Govts: Administrative Committees Constituted

Kerala Govt notified administrative committees for the administration of Local Self Govts till the new elected heads took over charge. The tenure of the local self govts will end 31st October 2015. Gramapanchyaths will be governed by Secretary, Agriculture officer and ICDS supervisor.
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Friday, October 9, 2015

BDOs authorised to issue BPL Certificates

Kerala Govt authorized Block Development Officers to issue BPL Certificates to eligible families for getting social welfare assistances. Though the family not included in the 2009 BPL list, if they satisfy the eligibility criteria, after verification BDOs should give BPL certificates.