Final Examination result of Village Extension Officers who undergone pre service training at Extension Training Center,Mannuthy were published. The results of candidates who re appeared for various subjects were also published.
Decentralisation Co Ordination committee decided to wave the time limit fixed for completion of Spill Over projects of LSGIs. As re arrangement of treasury account heads were proposed, LSGIs cannot draw the bills within 30/09/2015, LSGIs can implement Spill Over projects within 31/03/2016.
Govt decided to withdraw the decision to implement e-Tendering process for public works of LSGIs, costing above 5 Lakhs. As per the new directions issued, LSGIs have to adopt e-Tendering process for works above 15 lakhs only.
ഈ വര്ഷത്തെ ഗ്രാമവികസന വാരം സംഘടിപ്പിക്കുന്നത് സംബന്ധിച്ച് തദ്ദേശ സ്വയംഭരണ സ്ഥാപനങ്ങള്ക്ക് നിര്ദ്ദേശം നല്കി തദ്ദേശ സ്വയംഭരണ വകുപ്പ് സര്ക്കുലര് പുറപ്പെടുവിച്ചു.നിര്ദ്ദേശ പ്രകാരം തദ്ദേശ സ്വയംഭരണ സ്ഥാപനങ്ങള് ഒക്ടോബര് 2 മുതല് 8 വരെ ജന പങ്കാളിത്തത്തോടെ ശുചീകരണ പ്രവര്ത്തനങ്ങള് ഏറ്റെടുക്കുകയും കേന്ദ്രാവിഷ്കൃത പദ്ധതികള് ഊര്ജ്ജിതപ്പെടുത്തുകയും ചെയ്യണം.തനത്/ജനറല് പര്പ്പസ് ഫണ്ടില് നിന്നും രൂപ വരെ ചിലവ് ചെയ്യാനുള്ള അനുമതിയും നല്കിയിട്ടുണ്ട്.
Promotions made without considering Graduation as qualification for the post of Block Panchayath Secretary/District Women Welfare Officer/Asst Project Officer (WD) in Rural development department, were regularized by Govt. Honorable Supreme Court in several cases commented reverting, promoted officials, after a long period was injustice.The promoted officials were working in the promoted post for the last 2 years. Considering these facts Govt decided to regularize promotions of Joint Block development officers up to 2014, without graduation, as a special case.
Finance department again modified drawal of funds in respect of Local Self Govt Institutions from Treasuries. The unspent amount in public account in various heads including SC share should be transferred to general sector of development fund and will be kept in public account. General sector development fund can be drawn from this account till it exhausts.Then only general sector of Development fund drawal from consolidated fund permitted.The expenditure under SCP,TSP,KLGSDP and FC Grant can be drawn from consolidated fund though public account not exhausted.
Kerala Govt released state share declared for Indira Awaas Yojana Housing scheme for 2012-13, 2013-14 & 2014-15 financial years. In 2012-13 the rate was Rs 75000 per house and next years @ Rs 50000 per house. Those block panchayths who met the share earlier from their funds or from bank loan, will not be eligible for this fund.
The Union Cabinet has approved release of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to Pensioners w.e.f. 01.07.2015. This represents an increase of 6 percent over the existing rate of 113 percent of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise. This will benefit about 50 lakh Government employees and 56 lakh pensioners.
Finance Department issued permissive sanction for the issue of Pay Order Cheques on Special Savings Bank Accounts opened by LSGIs. In GO(MS)No 213/2015/LSGD dtd 29/06/2015 para 5 v LSGD clarified that detailed GO will be issued for the fund transaction from TSB Accounts. Ignoring this few LSGIs issued TSB cheques to implementing officers and it created so many problems in drawal of LSGI funds. As per new decision implementing officers can draw general purpose fund of LSGIs from treasury converting Treasury Savings Bank Cheques to Pay Order Cheques and distribute to beneficiaries as earlier.
The Government has received various representations that tax payers have faced difficulties in E-filing of returns across the country due to slowing down of certain e-services on 31st August 2015. Considering these representations, the Central Board Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the ‘due-date’ for E-filing returns of income from 31st August 2015 to 7th September 2015 in respect of all taxpayers who were required to E-file their returns of income by 31st August 2015.Earlier, the ‘due-date’ for filing of Income Tax return for Assessment Year 2015-16 was extended till 31st August, 2015 in case of those taxpayers who were required to file their tax return by 31st July, 2015.