FLASH NEWS local government commission - draft special rules for integration published

Aug 28, 2012

12th five year plan final subsidy guidelines published

Thiruvananthapuram. At last the government have issued an order to finalise the subsidy guidelines for the 12th five year plan.

Aug 27, 2012

Plan Guidelines amended- CDS Member Secretary became the Convenor of Poverty alleviation working group

Thiruvananthapuram.The the government have revised the plan implementaion guidelines .Asper the new guideline CDS member secretary will be the convener of Poverty alleviation Working Group Convener  instead of VEOs. CDS member secretary is the new convener of anti poverty subplan working group.

Aug 25, 2012

Social security pension increased - order issued

Govt have issued the order for the hike of social security pension as per the order persons having age more than 80 years will get Rs 900 as old age pension

Early release of Honararim to members of LSGIs- order issued

Govt have  issued an order for early release of honararium to members of LSGIs during Onam Season.The honararium for August should be disbursed before 27th  of this month.

Aug 22, 2012

IAY housing Central Share increased to Rs.80,000 and Rs. And additional Rs.9,000 for toilets

Central RD minister Jairam Ramesh announced yesterday that the central share for IAY housing will be increased to Rs.75,000 from Rs.45,000. The new rate will be applicable only from April 2013. For hilly and Naxal areas the grant will be increased to Rs.80,000 from Rs.48,500. Kerala is under the hilly region so the new central share for Kerala is Rs.80,000.ie the new Block panchayath share will be Rs.60,000 and the district panchayath and panchayath share will be Rs. 30,000.
He added that Rs. 9,000 will be given separatly to IAY beneficiaries for constructing toilets.

Aug 20, 2012

PSC rank holders association Secretariat march

Dies non imposed for August 21 st Strike

Thiruvananthapuram.Govt have  issuedvorder to manage the proposed strike declared by the opposition service organaisations on August 21st. The strike will be treated as dies non and the salary of the day will be deducted from the salary for the month of September 2012. 


Aug 18, 2012

LAND FOR 2.33 Lakh LANDLESS within 3 year

Thiruvananthapuram. Govt have verified the 2,94,595 applications for land and found 2,33,232 applicats are eligible for land. Eligible beneficiaries lists are published on Web. VIEW ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS LIST

Aug 16, 2012

contributory pension - Left organistions strike will be on 21st august,UDF service organisations withdraw their strike

Thiruvananthapuram. Due to the denial of the demand of the service organisations to withdraw the order in connection with the implementation of new pension scheme, the left organisations boycott the discussion with CM and declare that they will go with the strike on 21st August.
But the UDF service organisations withdraw their strike after the discussion.

Aug 15, 2012

Aug 14, 2012

All Social Security Pensions Increased

Thiruvananthapuram. Govt have increased social security pensions 125% with effect from April 2012. As per the order OLD AGE PENSION increased to Rs.900 from Rs.400. WIDOW, DESTITUTE pension to Rs.525 from Rs.400. PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED PENSION to Rs.700 from Rs.400.

Meeting with service organisations on 16th regarding contributory pension.

Thiruvananthapuram.Cabinet meeting held today decided to call a meeting with service organizations on 16th regarding contributory pension.Earlier the employees organisations called for a strike on 21th of this month.

Aug 13, 2012

SC/ST vacancies should be filled before Dec 31: CM

Thiruvananthapuiram.CM has instructed the PSC to find out the vacancies reserved for SC/STs that were not filled till 2008 starting from the year 1996 and to fill the same within 31st December. He gave instruction at the special recruitment review meeting held at Durbar hall today. These vacancies were reported to PSC but were not filled due to various reasons.
The vacancies should be found out within three months. If there are no candidates with required qualification in the gazetted posts either relaxation regarding education should be given for the post should be categorized and arranged. The same should be followed in the non-gazatted category also. PSC should avoid delay in proceedings as it has taken seven years to issue notification even. Certain posts in technical education are lying vacant for the past 16 years. Government will not part with the justification of administrative delay as pointed out by PSC.

SPARK- Steps to process pay bills and schedules

Aug 12, 2012

Left service organisation's strike postponed to August 21

Left service organisation's one day strike against the contributory pension scheme postponed to 21st of this month.
In protest against the new pension scheme the congress service organisations also declared strike on the same day .

10 % increase in Kerala government employees bonus

Thiruvananthapuram. As per the reports finance department recommended 10% increase in bonus for government employees. If it approved by the CM the bonus will be increased to Rs. 3200 from Rs.2900. But there is no recommendation to increase the salary ceiling for getting bonus. Festival allowance may be increased to Rs. 2000 from Rs.1750. Festival Advance may not increased from the Rs.7500 which was distributed last year.
GO(Ms)No.463/2012/Fin 17/08/2012Onam Advance to parttime contingent employees ,NMR  workers etc for 2012
  GO(P)No.462/2012/Fin 17/08/2012Onam Advance to Government Employees for 2012
  GO(P)No.461/2012/Fin 17/08/2012 Adhoc Bonus and Special festival allowance 2011-12 to State Government Employees and Pensioners

Aug 11, 2012

Department Test 2012 September timetable

The Departmental Tests notified in Part I B of the Kerala Gazette dated 15.05.2012 will be
held from 14.09.2012 to 05.10.2012  at the places shown below in accordance with the Time-table
appended to this notification. The tests will be objective type (OMR valuaton); except the tests for
the IInd class Language Test in Malayalam(Tamil/Kannada), Minority Language Test in Kannada
and Tamil.


PSC PH special recruitment time table announced

PSC has published the examination time table of Special recruitment for physically handicapped
.03/10/2012Wednesday 08.00 AM-09.15 AM  VILLAGE EXTENSION OFFICER
GRADE.II halltickets from 12/09/2012 onwards

04/10/2012Thursday 08.00 AM -09.15 AM LAST GRADE SERVANT
hall tickets from 13/09/2012 own words

05/10/2012Friday 08.00 AM -09.15 AM VILLAGE MAN
hall tickets from 14/09/2012 own words

for more view Exam Programme for October 2012

Fiscal Management Measures for improved fiscal discipline

Government have ordered to implement with immediate effect certain  measures aimed at
 improved fiscal discipline.For details

Onam and Ramzan -Early disbursment of Pay and Allowance of Kerala govt Employees Order issued

Thiruvananthapuram.Govt have issued an order to give permission to withdraw  Allowance/ Salaries of Employees of the State Govt including full time and part time contingent employees,work establishment staff and N.M.R workers of all Departments and employees of Aided Schools, Colleges and Polytechnics for the month of August 2012 will be disbursed from the Treasuries as folllows

16.08.2012   Education Institutions and Department of Administration of Justice coming under Part A and B of Article 75 (b)(i) of KFC Vol I
17.08.2012   Remaining Dept.s coming under Part A and B of Article 75(b)(i) of KFC Vol I
18.08.2012   Departments coming under Part C of Article 75(b)(i) of KFC Vol.I
The Pension for the month of September 2012 will also be disbursed to State service Pensioners/ Family
Pensioners on 16.08.2012 and 17.08.2012
                 View Order  Download

Aug 10, 2012

Left Service Organisations Declares Strike on 17th August

Thiruvananthapuram. In protest against the implementation of the contributary pension scheme, left scheme organisations will on a strike on 17th of August. Teachers and employees who are the members of the left organisations will participate the strike.

Deputy Collector Vacancies are filled by promotion - but PSC hasn't published the result yet

കൊല്ലം: ഒഴിവുകള്‍ പ്രമോഷനിലൂടെ നികത്തിയതൊടെ പി.എസ്‌.എസിയുടെ ഡെപ്യൂട്ടി കലക്‌ടര്‍ തെരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പ്‌ പ്രഹസനമായി മാറി. 2011 ആദ്യം പി.എസ്‌.എസി വിജ്‌ഞാപനം പുറപ്പെടുവിച്ച്‌ ആറ്‌ മാസത്തിനകം പ്രിലിമിനറി, മെയിന്‍ പരീക്ഷകള്‍ പൂര്‍ത്തിയാക്കിയ ഡെപ്യൂട്ടി കലക്‌ടര്‍ പരീക്ഷയാണ്‌ ഒഴിവുകള്‍ സര്‍ക്കാര്‍ സ്‌ഥാനക്കയറ്റത്തിലൂടെ നികത്തിയതോടെ പ്രഹസനമായത്‌. 4 ഒഴിവുകളിലേക്കാണ്‌ വിജ്‌ഞാപനം പുറപ്പെടുവിച്ചതെങ്കിലും പിന്നീട്‌ കൂടുതല്‍ ഒഴിവുകള്‍ റിപ്പോര്‍ട്ട്‌ ചെയ്യപ്പെട്ടതോടെ ഒഴിവുകളുടെ എണ്ണം 32 ആയി. എന്നാല്‍ 
 28 ഒഴിവുകള്‍ സ്‌ഥാനക്കയറ്റം വഴി നികത്തി. ഇപ്പോള്‍ പഴയ പടി നാല്‌ ഒഴിവുകള്‍ മാത്രമാണുള്ളത്‌. 
Read Full report in Mangalam daily

New pension scheme - Agitation continues

TVM: The government's decision to implement contributory pension scheme for those who join service after April 1, 2013 has come in for severe criticism from Left parties and trade unions.
The NGO union, the largest service organization in the state, has warned of strong protests if the government does not withdraw the order immediately.
It has protested the government's decision to implement the scheme without consulting service organizations. Opposition leader V S Achuthanandan has said the government's decision to scrap the statutory pension scheme and introduce contributory pension was nothing but a step towards implementing recruitment ban.

Aug 9, 2012

Agriculture Assistant - PSC starts appointment process

PSC meeting decided to send advice for appointment to 671 agriculture assistant vacancies in the state.

Finance department's new order affect PSC's appointment process

Thiruvananthapuram. Finance department's new order to implement new pension scheme in the state will totally affect the present appointment process in the state. The order said that the surplus staff will be calculated and from the list the new appointment will be done.
VIEW GO(P)No.441/2012/Fin Dated 08/08/2012 

Contributary Pension in Kerala from April 2013

Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala finance department issued an order to implement contributory pension scheme in the state from April 1 ,2013. As per the order candidates who joined in service after April 1st will not get the benefit of the present pension scheme. As per the new pension scheme the new employees will contribute 10% of the pay + DA to the pension fund. Govt will also contribute the same amount to the scheme. But their will be no surety for the pension.ie the pension fund will go to the share market. The pension fund regulating authority will give pension to the retired employees based on the profit from share market. Govt will not have any role in pension distribution.
VIEW GO(P)No.441/2012/Fin Dated 08/08/2012 

Aug 8, 2012

Socio Economic Caste Census - complaints are reported

As per the new BPL survey more than 14000 bonded laboures are found in kerala .This news is against the earlier reports that there is no bonded laboures in the state .Rural development department is going to collect explanation form the enumerators who have made this false data.

Residential Certficate will get easily

ഉടമസ്ഥാവകാശം ഇല്ലാതെയും, താമസിക്കുന്ന കെട്ടിടം 
അധികൃതമാണോ, അനധികൃതമാണോ എന്ന് പരിശോധിക്കാതെയും 100 ച.മീറ്റര്‍ 
വരെയുള്ളവീടുകളില്‍ താമസിക്കുന്നവര്‍ക്ക് കൂടി താല്‍ക്കാലിക റസിഡന്‍ഷ്യല്‍
സര്‍ട്ടിഫിക്കറ്റ് നല്‍കാന്‍ പഞ്ചായത്ത്/മുനിസിപ്പല്‍/കോര്‍പറേഷന്‍
അധികൃതര്‍ക്ക് അധികാരം നല്‍കി.

Aug 6, 2012

Right to Service Act to be implemented in three months

Thiruvananthapuram . Right to Service Act to be implemented in three months The Government has decided to implement Right to Service Act in the state in a time bound manner, said CM. Though there is a six month period, Government is aiming to implement it in three months. He was briefing the cabinet decisions here today.
A cabinet subcommittee comprising of Ministers for Finance, Industries and Revenue has been formed to look into its functioning.

Grace marks for Student Police Cadets

Grace marks would be awarded for Student Police Cadets from now on modeled on the grace marks awarded to NCC cadets. 10% grace marks would be awarded to those who secure A+ in all subjects. 7% and 5% grace marks would be given to those SPCs who get A and B grades in exams respectively.

Aug 5, 2012


Kerala government employees festival allowance, festival advance and Onam bonus will announced next week. It is expected that the advance may increased to Rs.10,000 and the bonus will also increase from the last bonus. Salary ceiling may also increased to 12,000.

Aug 2, 2012

Finance dept gave report to govt - reduce govt employees benefits and hike pension age

Thiruvananthapuram. Finance department gave its report to over come the financial crisis of the government. Reports says that the finance dept recommend to hike the govt employees pension age to 58 from the present 56,declared saturday as holiday and change the present working houres 10am-5pm to 9.30am-5.30pm. As per the report casual leave will reduce to 12 from the present 20. In addition to this finance department propose the implementation of new pension scheme in the state, ie the contributary pension system. Some report says that finance dept is going to reduce the leave surrender benefit to govt employees. Finance dept also against the creation of new posts in the state.

Olympics SAINA NEHWAL qualified to Semi Final

Secretariat Assistant PSC notification 2012

PSC called application for the post of secretariat assistant in KPSC, govt secretariat, local fund audit etc..
Education Qualification. Any degree from a recognised university
One time registration must needed for apply.

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