Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme - 2021
Order has been issued vide GO(P)No.150/2020/Fin Dated 05/11/2020, for the renewal of Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme (GPAIS) for the Year 2021 to Kerala Govt. Employees & Teachers, Employees of Municipal Common Service, University Employees and Employees of Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) and Autonomous Bodies. No change in the Premium and Policy Amount. The premium for Govt. Employees and teacher is Rs.500/- and that of Employees of PSU/ University/ Autonomous Body/ Co-Operative Society is Rs.500/- + GST. The DDO should recover the premium amount from the Salary of November 2020 and Remit it to the Treasury within 31/12/2020. GST should be remitted directly. Download the order for more details.
Deferred Salary would be merged in Provident Fund on 01/04/2021
The deferred salary as per notification issued under G.O.(P) No.53/2020/Fin. dated 30th April, 2020, from April 2020 to August 2020 would be merged in Provident Fund on 01/04/2021. Order has been issued vide GO(P) No.140/2020/Fin Dated 25/10/2020. Amount thus merged will only be permitted to withdraw after 1st June, 2021. Interest applicable to Provident Fundwould also be applicable to such amount so remitted from the date of remittance. In the case of employees and teachers who do not have Provident Fund (including pensioners), deferred portion of pay and allowances would be repaid in monthly instalments in cash from 1st June, 2021. Each monthly instalment would be equivalent to the pay and allowances deferred during each month from April 2020 to August 2020.
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Adhoc Arrangement for Paperless Salary for 08/2020, Onam Advance, Festival Allowance & Bonus
Vide GO(P) No.110/2020/Fin Dated 17/08/2020, extended the adhoc arrangement for paperless monthly salary claims through SPARK (including Aided Institutions) permitted vide GO(P)No.32/2020/Fin Dated 25/03/2020 for the month of 08/2020. Also permitted the DDO of all Departments (including aided Institutions) to follow the adhoc arrangement of paperless bill system for Festival Advance, Festival Allowance and Bonus Claims.
Paperless salary bill system implemented firstly in Finance and Treasury department on pilot basis from 10/2019 onward vide GO(P)No.135/2019/Fin Dated 04/10/2019, later extende to 15 more Departments vide GO(P)No.96/2020/Fin Dated 23/07/2020 and 40 more Departments vide GO(P)No.106/2020/Fin Dated 15/08/2020.
Deferment of Salary of Central Govt Employees working under State Govt on Deputation - Clarification Circular
Vide Circular No.43/2020/Fin Dated 03/08/2020, Clarification issed that the deferment of Salary vide order GO(P) No.53/2020/Fin Dated 30/04/2020 is not applicable to Central Government Employees working under State Government on Deputation basis. Already deferred if any without the consent of the Central Govt. employee, shall be paid. Read the circular for details.
Bonus/Festival Allowance, Onam Advance - 2020
Orders has been issued for Sanctioning Bonus/Special Festival Allowance and Onam Advance to Govt Employees and Persioners for the year 2020. Vide GO(P) No.107/2020/Fin Dated 15/08/2020, Sanctioned Bonus to Employees whose Gross Salary excluding HRA and other compensatory allowances, not exceed Rs.27360/- (new Scale) or Rs.26344/- (Old Scale) as on 30/03/2020. Those employees who are not eligible for Bonus , will get Special Festival Allowance @ 2750/-. As per Order GO(P)No.108/2020/Fin Dated 15/08/2020, Onam Advance sanctioned Rs.15000/- or in multiple of 1000 limited to 15000/- and the advance will be recovered in five eaqual installment from the salary of October 2020 onwards. Part-time Contingent Employees and CLR/NMR employees eligible for Onam Advance for 5000/-. Read the orders below for more details.
Deferment of ELS Extended up to 15th September 2020
As a part of the economy measures adopted to tide over the Financial Constraints caused by the outbreak ov COVID-19 pandemic, Kerala Govt. vide G. O (P) No.42/2020/Fin. dated 16.04.2020, deferred the periodical surrender of Earned Leave by all categories of employees and teachers including those on temporary appointments except Last Grade Servants, Part-time Contingent Employees and Municipal Contingent Employees has deferred for a period of three months w.e.f. 16/04/2020. Vide G.O.(P) No. 43/2020/Fin dated 17/04/2020, the deferment of Earned Leave surrender will be applicable to all employees of various Universities in Kerala, Grant in Aid Institutions, Autonomous Bodies, Statutory Undertakings, Welfare Boards, Apex Societies and Public Sector Undertakings. Now Vide GO(P)No.94/2020/Fin Dated 17-07-2020, Govt have extended the deferment of Surrender of earned leave to further period up to 15th September 2020.
Payment of Wages to Contractual/Daily Wages During Lock Down Period - Extended Order
Vide GO(P)No.75/2020/Fin Dated 08/06/2020 ,Govt. have issued extension oders for treating duty for Contractual/ Casual/ Daily Wage/ Outsourced Staff during lock douwn period due to COVID-19., for a further period up to 31/05/2020. From 01/06/2020, absence treated as duty only for those having minimum 50% attendance. Those who have been absent 50% or more, will be paid wages for the attending duties only. Dowload the order from the link below for details.
Recovery of Loans & Advances - Temporarily exempted
Vide GO(P)No.54/2020/Fin dated 01/05/2020, Govt issued orders for exempting the recovery of Loans & Advances (Including GFP Advance Recovery) of Govt Employees and Teachers on request for the period from April-2020 to August-2020 and the total amount temporarily exempted shall be recovered in ten equal instalments from the salary of September-2020. The earlier order issued vide GO(P)No.50/2020/Fin dated 28/04/2020 has been cancelled.
Deferment of ELS - Exempted for LGS -Orders Issued
Vide GO(P) No.49/2020/Fin dated 27/04/2020, excepted Last Grade Servants (including Office Attendants in Subordinate Services), Part-time Contingent Employees and Municipal Contingent Employees from the deferment of periodical surrender of Earned Leave for three months ordered vide GO(P) No.42/2020/Fin Dated 16/04/2020, with immediate effect.
Pay Revision 2014 - Payment of Arrears -Detailed Instructions Issued
Vide Circular No. 46/2016/Fin Dated 19/05/2016, Government have issued detailed instructions on the payment of pay revision arrears due from 01/07/2014 to 31/01/2016 as detailed below.
- All Drawing and Disbursing Officers should calculate month wise arrears of pay revision including surrender of earned leave of all employees for the period from 01.07.2014 to 31.01.2016 with interest from 01/02/2016 at the rate applicable to General Provident Fund as directed at para 46 of the GO read above in the proforma attached with this circular before 30.06.2016. Every employee will be served a copy of the statement of arrears due to him. The DDO should furnish a consolidated statement of pay revision arrears specifying the amount due on each instalment and the head of account from which salary is drawn before 31/07/2016 under his control to the head of the department.