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

Sep 29, 2012

VILLAGEMAN Idukki shortlist published

Anganwadi Nutrition program - it may again goes to gramapanchayaths

Thiruvananthapuram.Based on the block panchayath presidents associations demand Decentralization Co-ordination Committee held on 26/09/2012 decided to exempt Block Panchayths from contributing to Anganwadi Nutrition Programme. As per the guidelines issued first, Block Panchayaths have to contribute its share to the programme and this was amended and new guidelines issued. This was again revised by the committee.This will become order within days and the burden may goes to the panchayaths.

Plan projects- approval guidelines published

Thiruvanathapuram.Govt have issued detailed guidelines for the approval of plan projects.
the guidelines deals the process of technical and financial sanctions. as per the guidelines VEO must prepare the projects for small scale industry working group and get approval  from BDO, but consider the sanction from industries department.
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Sep 26, 2012

IAY housing- Rs 75000 alloted to block panchayaths order issued

Thiruvananthapuram.At last the Govt have issuedan order to sanction additional Rs 75000 to all block panchayaths for the year 2012-2013.The central govt will issue Rs 48500 as central fund .Due to this order the LSGIs have to collect only Rs.76500 . this will be a great help for the blocks and panchayaths.


"EO(P&M) must be changed to Joint BDO"- Economics and statitics employees

Kochi.Organisations in the economics and statitics department started to demand the EO(P&M) must be changed to Joint BDO(P&M) in connection with the anomaly rectification.Recently the raised the scale of pay of EO(P&M) from  Rs13900 - 24040 to Rs 16180 - 29180 .Now they demand that the the scale of pay of P&M and JBDO are same at this time so the name must be changed to Joint BDO(P&M).
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Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) SI short list published

Villageman - Revenue Short list published

Central govt employees, DA 7%hiked

New Delhi. The Union government on Monday hiked Dearness Allowance (DA) by 7%, benefiting its 80 lakh employees and pensioners and costing the exchequer an additional Rs7,408 crore annually.
The hike will be effective from July 1, 2012, and the employees would be entitled for arrears from this date.
The hike in the DA from 65% to 72% will cost the exchequer Rs4,939 crore for the remaining part of the current financial year. The annual burden on account of the DA increase has been estimated at Rs7,408 crore, says an official release.
The decision, which was approved by the Union cabinet, will benefit about 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners of the central government.

32 VEOs Promoted as General Extension Officers

Thiruvananthapuram.CRD issued orders for promoting 32 Village Extension Officers to the cadre of General  Extension Officers.Up to serial number 1275 were included in the promotion list. Transfer and postings of Extension Officers were also issued.

Sep 19, 2012

State govt will give Rs 75000 for IAY- minister K.C.Joseph

Thiruvananthapuram.State RD minister informed that the state will give Rs 75000 as IAY contribution to block Panchayaths this year onwards.Central govt give Rs 48500 as central share and the remaining amount would be contributed by the grama/block/district panchayaths in the ratio 25 :50:25.

Sep 17, 2012

LD compiler Salary increased - order issued

LD compiler salary increased to Rs 10410-18300 and scale of RA to 11620-20240

29 Extension Officers Promoted as Joint Block Development Officers

Thiruvananthapuram.CRD issued order to promote 24 Extension 
Officers and 5 Womenn Welfare Officers to the cadre of Joint 
Block Development Officers. Orders for the transfer and postings of 
Joint Block Development Officers were also issued.

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Sep 12, 2012


Kochi.Service organisations started preparations for starting indefinite strike against the new pension scheme implemented in the state. The strike may starts in November . Left organisations started special conventions to explain about the strike. The organisations thought that the one day strike conducted on August 21st was a big success . Strike got a big support from all employees with out considering the politics.

Secretariat Assistant exam detailed sylabus published

Sep 9, 2012

RD minister K.C.Joseph gives complaint against Jairam Ramesh

State rural development minister K.C.Joseph has given complaint to congress president Sonia Gandhi against Jairam Ramesh the central RD minister.
He had accused central minister of favouring left leaning officers from Kerala by initiating them to organise Kudumbashree like self help groups in North India , there by supporting the Kudumbashree programme to a CPM programme. K.C. Continued his discord with Jairam Ramesh in the implementation of MGNREGS.

Sep 6, 2012

Sep 4, 2012

Govt clears SC/ST quota proposal for promotion in state jobs

Delhi : The government today cleared a proposal that would allow it to provide reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotion in state jobs.

The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, approved the proposal for making provisions
for quotas for SC/STs in promotions in government jobs.

The Cabinet nod clears the decks for introduction of a Constitution Amendment Bill in the ongoing session of
Parliament, which has been a long-standing demand of all parties, barring the Samajwati Party.

Sep 1, 2012

Student police to be considered for police recruitment: CM

Ernakulam : Inaugurating the second anniversary of the Student Police Cadet (SPC) project at Fine Arts Hall in Ernakulam, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said that required steps will be taken to provide a percentage of vacancies as part of recruitment to the police force in the State to student police cadets.
According to the Chief Minister, "The services of student police cadets are useful to the police department. With regard to their appointment, required steps will be taken after going through legal and technical aspects. It is only befitting that they also get grace marks as in the case of N.C.C. cadets, because they have proven their worth by performing. The fund earmarked in this year's Budget is an official recognition of SPC's performance."

MGNREGS working hours reduced - order issued

Thiruvananthapuram,Govt have issued an order to reduce the working hours of MGNREGS from9 houres to 8 houres ie  9 AM to 5 PM including leisure period.