Dec 26, 2013

Incomplete Houses other than IAY- financial assistance can be given

Thiruvananthapuram.Govt issued an order to allow subsidy at the new rate, for the incomplete houses in Gramapanchayaths, Municipalities and Corporations. The benefit will be permissible  only to incomplete houses other than IAY

Stores Purchase Department- Kerala Public Procurement Bill 2014 (Draft)

The Government has decided to formulate the Kerala Public Procurement Bill 2014, to regulate public procurement system.The main objective is for ensuring transparency, fair and equitable treatment of bidders, promoting competition, enhancing efficiency and economy, maintaining integrity and public confidence in the public procurement process.  The category of procurement includes the goods, works and services.  The proposed bill will form the basis for the procurement system of Government departments, Public Sector Undertakings, Local Self Government Institutions, Universities and Autonomous bodies etc.  It has become necessary to frame the bill incorporating all amendments and orders issued so far to take care of the latest technological and procedural advancements in making purchase decisions.
      Hence you are requested to forward remarks/suggestions, if any, on the draft Kerala Public Procurement Bill-2014 to:The Under Secretary to government
      Stores Purchase (A) DepartmentGovernment Secretariat
      Thiruvananthapuram- 695 001
      Tel: 0471- 2518109
      Last date: On or before 03/01/2014

      DA/DR rates revised with effect from 01/07/2013 - order issued

      Government have issued orders revising the Dearness Allowance/Dearness Relief and issued general  guidelines for the payment.For details 
      view GO(P) No.629/2013/Fin Dated 23/12/2013
       GO(P)No 630/2013/Fin Dated 23/12/2013.   

      Dec 23, 2013


      "Wildlife is ‘shot’ at sight" The Hindu Report about a VEO

      Looking through the camera viewfinder to capture nature in action used to be a pastime for her. Not anymore. Raseena Nasir, a village extension officer at the Edakkad block development office here, takes her passion seriously. She spends her spare time and holidays to travel to various wildlife hotspots in the State to shoot wildlife in action.

      Sasthamcotta JBDO(rural housing) Zcaria Mathai passed away

      Sasthamcotta.Sasthamcotta JBDO(rural housing) Zcaria Mathai passed away yesterday.

      Dec 20, 2013

      35 Senior most General Extension Officers/Extension Officer (Housing) Gr.II / Extension Offrcer (Women's Welfare) Gr.II are promoted

      Thiruvananthapuram.35 Senior most General Extension Officers/Extension Officer (Housing)
      Gr.II / Extension Offrcer (Women's Welfare) Gr.II are promoted to the cadre of Joint Block
      Development Officers (EGSiRH) in the scale of Pay of Rs.16180-29180

      Promotion of GEO/EO(H)/EO(WW) to Joint BDOs

      Secretary or any Other Officers can implement Ashraya House, Housemaintenance etc

      As per govt order No  GO.1559/2010/LSGD dated 06.05.2010 panchayath secretary or any other officials can implement Ashraya House, House maintenance etc

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      25 Joint BDOS in Rd department were transferred/promoted

      Thiruvananthapuram.Transfer and postings of 25 Joint Block Development Officers are
      ordered with immediate effect on the basis of the options in the queue list 2013
      exercised by the incumbents concerned and in exigencies of service.

      Transfer of Joint BDOs

      Assistant Secretary becomes the implementing officer of SC projects and MGNREGS

      Thiruvananthapuram. Coordination commiteemeeting held December 18th decided to give digital signature to Assistant Secretary and designate AS as the implementing officer of all SC projects in Gramapanchayths.
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      Dec 19, 2013

      MGNREGS under Development standing committee - clarification issued

      TVM.panchayth director issued a clarification to clear that  MGNREGS and related activities will come under Development standing committee.

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      Dec 16, 2013

      IAY guidelines modified - household with a single girl child will get first priority

      Newdelhi. central govt have modified the IAY guidseline for the year 2013-14 which have published June 2013. and give first priority to  Households with a single girl child.

      State should organize training for lAY beneficiaries before starting construction of house Central govt issued circular

      Newdelhi.A decision has been taken by the central RD department
      that out of 4% of the funds released which are to be utilized as Administrative
      Expenses, upto 1% should be used for IEC activities. Under this the State
      should organize training for lAY beneficiaries before starting construction of
      house. The States should also enlist other activity areas such as training of
      local masons, training on maintenance practices technology demonstration,
      information on different design options for construction of houses etc.


      Dec 12, 2013

      Christmas- Early Disbursement of 25% of Pay & Allowances and Pension order issued

       Thiruvananthapuram. Government have ordered early release of 25% of Pay and Allowances for December 2013 and Pension/ Family Pension/ Kerala Freedom Fighters Pension for January 2014 in connection with Christmas.

      SECC draft list and Gramasabhas soon

      Thiruvananthapuram.CRD issued a circular to announce that the publication of  caste census draft list started soon .As per the circular ward Gramasabhas should be called for verify the data within ten days after the release of Draft census repot.

      VIEW draft reports  

      Dec 9, 2013 - RDOA starts website

      Thiruvananthapuram.Rural development officers association starts is the web address.

      Dec 7, 2013

      LDC Pathanamthitta & Thrissur Answer Key 2013

      Pathanamthitta & Thrissur - December 7, 2013

      Lower Division Clerk (218/2013)
      Answer Key & Question Paper
      Exam Date : 07/12/2013

      Dec 4, 2013

      A crime file against IKM

      "പഞ്ചായത്തിലെ കമ്പ്യൂട്ടറുകളുടെ ഉടമസ്ഥന്‍ പഞ്ചായത്തു സെക്രട്ടറിയാണെങ്കിലും പഞ്ചായത്തില്‍ ഐ കെ എം സോഫ്റ്റ്‌വെയര്‍ പ്രോഗ്രാമുകള്‍ സ്ഥാപിച്ചിട്ടുള്ള കമ്പ്യൂട്ടറുകളുടെ അഡ്മിനിസ്ട്രേറ്റര്‍ റോളിലുള്ളതു് പഞ്ചായത്തെന്ന സ്ഥാപനത്തിനു് പുറത്തുള്ള ഐ കെ എം ടെക്‍നിക്കല്‍ അസിസ്റ്റന്റാണു്. തന്റെ ചുമതലയിലുള്ള കമ്പ്യൂട്ടറുകളിന്മേല്‍ സെക്രട്ടറിക്കു് നിയന്ത്രണാധികാരമില്ലാത്തതു് ഭരണപ്രശ്നങ്ങള്‍ സൃഷ്ടിക്കുന്നുണ്ടു്."

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      Dec 3, 2013

      10th Pay Revision Commission- Constituted order issued

      Government have constituted Pay Revision Commission  to study and make recommendations on revising the pay and allowances and other benefits of the State Government Employees,staff of educational institutions, local bodies etc.Six month will be the -time given to this commission to submitt its report.


      VEOs seniority list- service book verification started

      Thiruvananthapuram.CRD starts service verification of VEOs -service books at various centres across the state.
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      Nov 28, 2013

      12th five year plan Revised guideline published

      Thiruvananthapuram. Govt have published revised guideline for the plan implementation. As per the GO(MS)number 362/2013 LSGD dated16.11.2013 the plan implementation preparation process can be   started from June 2013.  Standing committees power was reduced and  panchayth committee can easily take maintenance can only be given to beneficiaries have house with age more than 8 years. Area of houses in plan increased to 66sq m.

      View -GO(MS)number 362/2013   Download

      Tenth PAY COMMISSION REPORT SOON-Commission appointed

      THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A panel led by Justice C N Ramachandran Nair has been appointed to submit a report after reviewing on the pay revision of government employees. The commission will make a study on employees pay hike and benefits.

      Advocate T V George and retired finance additional secretary K V Thomas are the other members of the panel. Briefing reporters after the weekly cabinet briefing,CM said the        revision will be implemented as per the report submitted.


      Nov 26, 2013

      Disability pension: Income limit will be increased

      Thrissur.CM  said that the income limit for getting disability pension will be increased. The income limit for Old age and widow pension has been increased. Disabled persons also have the right for pension. This decision was taken on the basis of petition received at JSP

      The insurance project for Kudumbashree members inaugurated


       Thiruvananthapuram  CM has today said that Kudumbashree is a force that guides qualitative changes in the society and that it is a model for other states to emulate. He was inaugurating the insurance project for Kudumbashree neighborhood members and Kudumbashree travels.

      BPL category extended to provide free treatment

      22-11-2013: Those people, who come under Ashraya project, those undergoing dialysis, those who are specially challenged, having autism and like ailments in six categories were included in BPL category so as to provide free treatment to them, said CM while inaugurating the JSP at Thrissur.
      Certain uncertainties were noticed in converting APL category to BPL. AS per present law many of them cannot be converted into BPL category. But it is not right to include those in Ashraya project under APL category. CM said that such people would be converted to BPL category.

      Nov 23, 2013

      Kerala PSC LD Clerk Kollam and Kannur answer key

      Kerala PSC LD Clerk  examination 2013 for Kollam and Kannur on : 23.11.2013

                                                             KOLLAM          KANNUR

      Nov 20, 2013

      Decision on 10th pay commission for State government employees soon: Chandy

      Palakkad.Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said that the government will take a decision on constituting the 10th Pay Commission for government employees and teachers in the State soon.
      Inaugurating the 39th State conference of the Kerala NGO Association here on Tuesday, the Chief Minister said the Pay Commission would have to be appointed after June 30, 2014. 

      Nov 14, 2013

      Kerala Govt employees DA 10% increased

      Thiruvananthapuram: Dearness Allowance of government employees and School Teachers increased by 10 percent with effect from July 2013. With this the total DA has become 63 percent of the basic salary 

      Government have renewed the Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme for a further period of one year with effect from 01/01/2014

       Thiruvanananthapuram.Director of Insurance has forwarded the proposal for the renewal of the scheme with effect from 1.1.2014 to 31.12.2014 and requested to enhance the premium rate.
       He has proposed  to enhance the Premium rate for the employees of KSEB to ry'750/-, KSRTC to
      450/- and Rs300/- to others frorrr the existing rate including service tax. It was also
      proposed to enhance the assured sum from 8lakh to 10 lakh.
      Government have examined the proposal of the Director  and order issued.

      view order