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3% DA/DR rates revised with effect from 01.07.2016

        Government have issued orders revising the Dearness Allowance to State Government Employees and Dearness Relief to State Service Pensioners/Family Pensioners with effect from 01/07/2016.



Salary : -
        The rate of Dearness Allowance payable in respect of State Government Employees, Teachers, Staff of Aided Schools, Private Colleges and Polytechnics, Full time Employees borne on the contingent and work charged establishments and employees of Local Bodies will be enhanced from the existing rate of  9 % to 12 % w.e.f . 1.7.2016

        The Dearness Allowance payable in respect of those employees continuing in the per-revised scale of G.O(P) No.85/2011/Fin dated 26/02/2011  will be enhanced from the existing rate of  98% to 104% w.e.f. 1.7.2017.

        The Dearness Allowance at the enhanced rates will be paid in cash with the salary for the month of January 2017 onwards. The arrears for the period from 01.07.2016 to 31.012.2016 will be drawn and credited to the Provident Fund Account of the employees along with the salary bill for any of the months from January 2017 to May 2017.

        No withdrawal other than final withdrawal of arrears of Dearness Allowance credited to Provident Fund Account shall be made before 31.07.2021 or retirement, whichever is earlier and is applicable. The enhanced rate of Dearness Allowance will also be applicable to Part-time and Part-time contingent employees on the basis of pay drawn by them.

Pension :-
        The Dearness Relief payable to State Service Pensioners and Family Pensioners (whose pension/family pension has been revised as per G.O.(p) No.9/2016 fin, dated 20.01.2016) will be enhanced from the existing rate of  9% to 12 % with effect from 1.7.2016
            The enhanced rate of Dearness Relief due from 01.07.2016 will be paid along with the pension for January 2016 and arrears from July 2016 to December 2016 will be released in cash along with the pension for January 2017.

Hand book on Financial assistance providing by the Government


                            State as well as Central government provides so many financial assistance for needy people through various projects. But the ignorance on those projects is the main thing that alienate the general public. Public relations department published a complete hand book on various Financial assistance and Projects offered by the state government.
                    This book will be beneficial to the general public as well as the employees. All are systematically arranged in department wise order. Share maximum. 

Click the below link to get the E-copy of the book in PDF format. 


Clarification From Finance department on processing bills manually

                            Large number of requests are being received in Govt for permission to prefer non SPARK bills at Treasuries due to various reasons. In most of the cases, there is a blind assumption that the arrears bill generation it not possible in spark. Hence the following points are informed to be observed while requests for Non SPARK bills are received.

  • If an employee is in Revised scale (PR 2014) and claiming any arrears from 07/2014 to 01/2016 based on pre revised pay no specific sanction from Govt is required. 
  • It is possible to process arrears from 02/2011 to 06/2014 through SPARK, and manual bill for that period my not be permitted
  • In case of any arrears prior to 02/2011, processing in SPARK is normally not possible at present. In that case, Due drawn statement must be produced and All the details such as PEN, Due drawn statement, Salary crediting month etc to SPARK PMU and the PMU will include this arrears to the present salary of the employee.




All RBI circulars on 500 and 1000 rupee currency demonetisation

NOTIFICATIONS

Nov 28, 2016
Withdrawal of cash from bank deposit accounts - Relaxation 24 kb
Chest Guarantee Scheme for Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) – CGSS 21 kb
Auction of Government of India Dated Securities 72 kb
Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of Government of India Floating Rate Bonds 2024 22 kb
Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of ‘7.61 per cent Government Stock, 2030' 18 kb
Auction for Sale of New Government Stock of 17 Year 22 kb
Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of ‘7.06 per cent Government Stock, 2046’ 20 kb
Nov 27, 2016
Chest Guarantee Scheme for Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) - CGSS (Corrected) 87 kb
Nov 26, 2016
Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 – Section 42(1A) Requirement for maintaining additional CRR 24 kb
Nov 25, 2016
Withdrawal of cash – Weekly limit 37 kb
Exchange facility to foreign citizens 22 kb
Liquidity Adjustment Facility – Oil Marketing Companies’ Government of India Special Bonds (Oil Bonds) as eligible collateral under LAF/MSF and Removal of Margin Requirement for Reverse Repos 69 kb
Nov 24, 2016
Discontinuation of over the Counters Exchange of SBN 20 kb
Withdrawal of Specified Banknotes : Cash requirements of pensioners and Armed Forces Personnel 54 kb
Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) - Deposit under Guarantee Scheme to decongest the storage facilities at banks 42 kb
Special knowledge or practical experience useful to banking companies 116 kb
Nov 23, 2016
Deposit of specified banknotes (SBN) in Small Savings Schemes 84 kb
Nov 22, 2016
Special Measures to incentivise Electronic Payments – (i) Enhancement in Issuance Limits for PPIs in India (ii) Special measures for merchants 208 kb
Cash Withdrawal for purpose of Celebration of Wedding – Modification 56 kb
Making Cash available for Rabi Crop Season – Advisory to Banks 59 kb
Fraudulent Practices 54 kb

Much awaited LD Clerk 2016 notification out

                       Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC) announced new recruitment for the selection to the Lower Division Clerk (LD Clerk) in various Government Departments in Kerala Category No. 414/2016. This exam helps various jobs in Kerala.
                Kerala PSC announced the latest notification of  Lower Division Clerk (LDC) Recruitment 2016 in 14 Districts in Kerala. Apply for your PSC Applications through online after the date of notifications.
 Category no. 414/2016

Name of Post : Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
Scale of Pay : Rs 19000-43600/-
Gazette Date:25/11/2016
Last Date: 28/12/2016 Wednesday up to 12 midnight.
Qualification: SSLC or equiavalent

                       Applicants shall be submitted online only through Kerala PSC thulasi login or official website is www.keralapsc.gov.in after “ONE TIME REGISTRATION”. Candidates who have already registered can apply through their profile.
                       The photo uploaded through One Time Registration should be taken after 31.12.2010 and also bear the name of candidate and date of photo taken should in the bottom of the photograph.

                       The uploaded photo will be having a validity of ten years from the date of photograph taken. Detailes notified in Kerala PSC Official Website.

DEPARTMENTAL TEST JANUARY -2017- NOTIFICATION

Departmental Test

                     Notification for the Departmental Test - Jan 2017 has been issued. Applicants must remit Examination Fee and Certificate Fee through e-Payment. Payment by other modes like e-Chalan, Cash Chalan, Postal Order etc would not be accepted.


Last Date 02-December-2016

Web portal launch for Personnel & Administrative Reforms Department



       Government introduced new web site for Personnel & Administrative Reforms Department (PARD). 

          All the important circulars and Government orders related to this department from 1954 will be available in the site. This will be beneficial for employees as well as general public.