10th Pay Revision commission submitted report (13-07-2015)

GPAI Scheme-Renewal for the year 2016

Government have renewed the Group Personal Accident Insurance Policy for the period from 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2016.The annual premium will be deducted from the salary of November drawn in December
There will be no change in the rate of premium and the sum assured
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Annul Premium

KSEB         Rs. 750/-
KSRTC      Rs. 450/-
Others        Rs. 300/-
Assured sum :  10 Lakhs.

Procedure for remittance of Premium for GPAIS 2015
 i) The Drawing and Disbursing Officer/ Self Drawing officer shall deduct the premium from the salary of November and remit to Treasury as has been done in the previous year.
 (ii) The Cheque Issuing Officers of the Government Department should furnish the schedule in triplicate along with the cheque to the concerned Treasury.
(iii) The Drawing and Disbursing officer / authorized officer in other cases,should remit the collection under Form TRS / proper receipt to the head of account "8658 - Suspense Accounts, 102 - Suspense Accoints (Civil), 88 – Group Personal Accident Insurance Fund" with separate schedule in tripiicate in the treasury. The Treasury Officers should draw the amount of premium towards Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme 2016 from the suspense account 8658-102-88 and take DD in favour of Director of Insurance,Thiruvananthapuram.

Declared 6% DA w.e.f. 01-07-2015

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 86% to 92% w.e.f . 01.07.2015
  • The Dearness Allowance at the enhanced rates will be paid in cash with the salary for the month of Dec 2015 onwards. 
  • The arrears for the period from 0107.2015 to 30.11.2015 will be drawn and credited to the provident Fund Account of the employees along with the salary bill or any of the months from Dec 2015. This procedure is applicable to those employees continuing in the per-revised scale even after 2009 Pay Revision and even after 1996 UGC/ AIC'I'E/ Medical Education Scheme.
  • 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.

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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.87/2011 fin, dated 28.02.2O11) will be enhanced from the existing rate of 86% to 92% with effect from 01.07.2015
  • The enhanced rate of Dearness Relief due from 1.7.15 will be paid along with the pension of December 2015 and arrears from July 2015 to Nov 2015 will be paid in cash.

Centralized Salary processing- Authorizing Chief project Manager Spark to draw & Disburse salary

IFMS - Centralised Salary Processing- Authorising Chief Project Manager, SPARK to draw and disburse salary and other entitlements of any Government employee - Orders issued.

Read: 1. G.O (P) No.391/2015/Fin dated 07.09.2015
          2. Minutes of the review meeting held by ACS (Finance) on 26.10.2015

                As per the Government Order read above, Government issued orders introducing one office one DDO system whereby salary of all staff members including gazetted officers working in an office will be drawn and disbursed by the DDO concerned. The new system 1s the first step towards centralized salary processing, a component of Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) which envisages combining of various online systems on receipt and expenditure.
                To facilitate centralised salary processing, it is imperative that a master DDO is to be authorised for processing salary and other entitlements of all State Government Officers. Accordingly, it has been decided to authorise Chief Project Manager, SPARK as master 000 who can draw and disburse personnel entitlement claims of any State Government employee as per the instructions issued from Government.
                In view of the above, Government are pleased to authorise Chief Project Manager, SPARK as master DDO (i.e, DOO of Centralised Salary Processing System) of all State Government employees drawing salary through SPARK. He is hereby authorised to draw and disburse salary and
other entitlements of any employee as per the written directions issued from Government in Finance Department.

Electronic treasury - Salary through bank account of employees - Integration with e-Kuber portal of RBI - Orders issued

            As per G.O. (P) No. 402/2011/Fin dated 23.09.2011 all state Government employees, including gazetted officers were given the option to draw their salary and other entitlements through bank accounts. Subsequently, vide reference to G.O.(P)No. 310/2014/Fin dated 30.07.2014., the Government introduced electronic treasury through which all receipts and payments can be made online using the core banking network. 
               The e- treasury portal has now been integrated with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) portal 'e- Kuber' so that RBI can directly credit any payment to the bank account of the beneficiary instantaneously. This will facilitate timely credit of money to beneficiaries having account with any banks. The Regional Director, RBl vide letterLetter No. D.O.BD(T)783/11.07.2015/2015/16 dated 22.09.2015, has requested State Government to switch over all beneficiary payments such as salary, pension, vendor payments, etc. through the RBI portal. In the meeting, Additional ChieF Secretary (Finance) had with officials of RBI, Director of Treasuries and National Inlormatics Centre,reviewed the preparedness to adopt the new system and decided to switch over into the new system in a phased manner starting the pilot testing of the new system with the Finance Department.
               In view of the foregoing, Government are pleased to accord sanction to integrate the salary claims of employees in the Finance Department who are drawing salary through the bank account with e - Kuber portal from I November 2015 onwards on pilot basis. The NIC shall make necessary changes in the Treasury Information System to facilitate this. The Director of Treasuries shall make necessary arrangements to send electronic advices to RBI relating to the above payments and RBI shall take necessary steps to credit salary amount to the bank account of individual employees based on this.

IFMS - Centralized Salary Processing - Authorizing Chief Project Manager, SPARK to draw and disburse salary and other entitlements of any Government employee

IFMS - Centralized Salary Processing - Authorizing Chief Project Manager, SPARK to draw and disburse salary and other entitlements of any Government employee - Orders issued  As per GO(P) No 482/2015/Fin 28/10/2015

General Election to Local self Government Institution-Exemption to Treasury Department Staff

                Exemption is grated to all staff in the Treasury Department from attending the duties in connection with General Elections -2015 as per order No.7848/K/2015/SEC dated 09-10-2015 of the Secretary, State Election Commission, Kerala.

Declared Holiday on 25-09-2015 for Educational institutions

                In connection with Bakrid(Eid-ul-Adha), 25-09-2015 is declared as holiday for all educational institutions including professional colleges.