Friday, September 2, 2016

Onam Advance, Bonus, Festival Allowance-Orders Issued

rightimgFinance Department issued Orders sanctioning Onam Advance to State Govt Employees.15000 Rs can be drawn as Onam Advance and should be repaid in 5 equal installments. Onam Bonus was also declared @ Rs 3500. The limit for getting Bonus was increased to Rs 22000. Employees who were not eligible for Onam Bonus will get Rs 2400 as Festival allowance.

Friday, August 26, 2016

ADC Promotion Orders Issued

LSGD issued promotion orders in the cadre of Assistant Development Commissioners of Rural Development Department. Transfer and posting of officers were also issued.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

IAY Spill Over Houses Should be Completed before 31st March

Enabling a smooth transmission to the new Rural Housing Scheme Pradhanmanthri Awaas Yojana (Gramin), Govt Of India requested all State Govts and UTs to ensure the completion of houses sanctioned under IAY, by the end of the current financial year.
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Plinth Area Extensioin allowed to all Housing Schemes

LSGD issued orders permitting 25% plinth area extension to all Housing Schemes Implemented by Local Self Govts. Later the order was effective only to IAY Housing scheme, implemented through Block Panchayaths. Beneficiaries agreemented up to 31/03/2016 will get the benefit.
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Home Delivery Of Social Security Pensions through Co Operative Folder- Guidelines Issued

Finance Department issued detailed guidelines for the  Home Delivery of Social Security Pensions to the beneficiaries through the District Co-operative Banks (DCB) / PrimaryAgricultural Credit Societies (PACS). Social Security pension/Welfare pensions payments shall be streamlined in future after preparing a comprehensive data base by Information Kerala Mission (IKM).Thereafter only a pensioner will be eligible to receive only one pension at a monthly rate of Rs.1000/.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Annual Income for Welfare Programmes Of LSGIs Increased

Decentralization Co Ordination Committee decided to enhance the  Annual Income Limit fixed for receiving welfare assistance from Local Self Govt Institutions. The existing limit of Rs 50000 per year was increased to 1 Lakh for General Category and 1.5 Lakh to SC Category per year. For Housing Schemes the existing 50000 Rs per annum will continue.
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Social Security Pension-Clarification Issued

Finance Department issued circular clarifying the enhanced rate of Social Security Pensions.SocialSecurityPensions will be Rs.1000/-per month. If the rate of any of.the Social Security pensions was more than Rs.l000/- per rnonth before the issue of the enhancement order will continue to be paid at the same rate. 

VEO"s service in Municipalities Extended up to March 2017

As per the decision taken in Co Ordination Committee meeting, CRD decided to extend the service of Village Extension Officers in newly created municipalities.
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Friday, July 29, 2016

VEO Promotion to Extension Officers-Orders Issued

CRD issued orders promoting 23 GrI Village Extension Officers to the cadre of Extension Officers. Transfer and postings of Extension Officers were also issued.
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Friday, July 15, 2016

Social SecurityPension- Restirction Imposed

Kerala Govt issued orders restricting receipt of more Social Security Pensions. Rate of all Social Security Pensions enhanced to Rs 1000 per month. Pensioner will be entitled only  for one Social Security Pension at a time except in case of Disability Pensioners. The order have effect from June1st.
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Thursday, July 14, 2016

VEO Grade Promotion- Order Cancelled

CRD cancelled grade promotion order of Grade II Village Extension Officers.191 officers were promoted on July 4th.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

IAY House Plinth Area Extension- Permission Granted

LSGD gave permission to disburse full subsidy to beneficiaries completed houses with large plinth area. IAY beneficiaries who made agreement before 31/03/2016 and constructed house with a maximum plinth area of 82.5 sq feet will get the benefit.
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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

House Hold Latrine Agreement- Stamp Paper Exempted

LSGD issued order exempting agreements executed for construction of Individual Household Latrine Construction as apart of ODF Campaign. 50% of the subsidy amount can be disbursed as advance to the beneficiary. Maintenance Grant (NR) can be utilized for repair of septic tanks of IHHLs.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Village Extension Officer-Grade Promotion Orders Issued

CRD issued grade promotion order of grade I Village Extension Officers.191 VEOs were promoted to Grade I.
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