Introduction of GSPARK and UNISPARK - Order Issued
Vide GO(P)No.103/2020/Fin Dated 04/08/2020, Introduced GSPARK (Grand in Aid Service and Payroll Administrative Repository for Kerala) and UNiSPARK (University Service and Payroll Administrative Repository for Kerala). GSPARK introduced for Public Sector Undertakings and Grand in Aid Institutions, Govt owned controlled Institutions and Boards. UNISPARK introduced for Universities under Kerala. Dowload the order from the link below.
Online system for according Road Cutting Permission w.e.f 01/08/2020
Vide Order GO(Ms)No.59/2020/PWD Dated 30/07/2020, sanctioned online system for according road cutting permission from Public Works department w.e.f 01/08/2020. From 01/08/2020, Telecom Service Provider (TSP), Kerala Water Authority (KWA) and Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) shall submit application and documents online for sanctioning road cutting permission from Public Works Department. Online application portal address is https://rowservices.kerala.gov.in PWD shall not accept any application and documents related to road cutting permission / Right of way in physical form after 1st August 2020. Download the Govt. order from the link below.
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.
Ex-Gratia Allowance under Rule 90 A - Modified order issued
Vide GO(P)No.93/2020/Fin Dated 08/07/2020, Govt. have extended the benefit of Ex-gratia allowance under Rule 90A,Part I, the Kerala Service Rules, to those employees who are drawing a basic pay not exceeding Rs. 68,700/.and who are on Leave Without Allowance under Rule 90 for the treatment of T.B., Leprosy, Cancer or mental disease,subject to the conditions therein. The Exgratia allowance so admissible will be 35 % of the basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs. 24,045/ and a minimum of Rs. 13,740/ per mensem
Option to continue Statutory Pension - Time Limit extended up to 14/08/2020
Govt have issued order vide GO(P)No.92/2020/Fin Dated 06/07/2020, extended the tiome limit for submitting Option form to continue Statutory Pension upto 14/08/2020. Those who are in Govt. service or Board/Corporations /PSU/Aided/Autonomous Body prior to 01/04/2013 and are eligible to continue Statutory Pension scheme for the appointment made after 01/04/2013 vide GO(P)No.209/2013/Fin Dated 07/05/2013 and GO(P)No.279/2014/Fin Dated 14/07/2014 should submit their option for statutory pension to the appointing authority before 14/08/2020.
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.
Paternity Leave for PSU Employees - Order Issued
Vide GO(P)No.78/2020/Fin Dated 10/06/2020 ,Govt. have issued oders for sanctioning Paternity Leave for 10 days w.e.f 10/06/2020 for all permanent male employees of Public Sector Undertaking which not following Kerala Service Rules.
Furnishing of Undertaking to refund excess payment - Time Limit Extended
Oders issued vide GO(P)No.169/2019/Fin dated 13/12/2019 that all Gazetted and Non Gazetted Employees including those on deputation should furnish the undertaking in duplicate in the appended form within three months from the order date. One copy of the undertaking of Non-Gazetted employees will be pasted in the Service Book with supporting entries in the service book and the other copy will be kept under the safe custody of Drawing & Disbursing officer/ Head of office. One copy of the undertaking of Gazetted employees will be sent to the Accountant General through their Drawing & Disbursing officer concerned and the other copy will be kept under the safe custody of Drawing & Disbursing officer/ Head of office. Increment accruing after three months from the date of this order will be sanctioned only after the undertaking is furnished. Click the below link to download orders and undertaking forms.
The time limit of furnishing undertaking has been extended upto 30/09/2020 vide GO(P)No.70/2020/Fin Dated 02/06/2020.
Payment of Wages during lockdown period - Time limit extended
Vide GO(P)No.57/2020/Fin Dated 08/05/2020 ,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 17/05/2020.
Clarification on Deduction of NPS during April-2020 to August-2020
Govt. have issued clarification vide Circular No.22/2020/Din Dated 06/05/2020 for the deduction of NPS contribution during Salary deferment period of April 2020 to August 2020. Only 10% of actually received Basic Pay and Dearness Allowance is to recovered as NPS Contribtion of Employees as per GO(P)No.20/2013/Fin dated 07/01/2013. Hence proportionate deduction of NPS shall be made during salary deferment period of April-2020 to August-2020. Download GO for more 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.
Deferment of Salary of Govt. Employees - Orders Issued
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 GO(P)No.53/2020/Fin Dated 30/04/2020, issued orders for the deferment of Salary of Govt Employees & Teachers including staff in Autonomous bodies, Public Sector Undertaking, Universities,Various Boards, Welfare Boards, Various Commisions under Kerala Govt. Six days salary in each month from April-2020 to August-2020 shall be recovered from all employees except those Part time Casual Sweeper, Last Grade Servants, Daily Wages /Consolidated Wages Employees, Contractual Employees, whose Gross Salary Should not exceed Rs.20000/- Download order for more details.
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Vide Order GO(Ms)No.59/2020/PWD Dated 30/07/2020, sanctioned online system for according road cutting permission from Public Works department w.e.f 01/08/2020. From 01/08/2020, PWD accepts application and documents for road cutting permission by online.only.
Vide GO(P) No.99/2020/Fin Dated 30/07/2020, Govt have issed further orders for the payment wages for Daily wages/Contracual employees due to outbreak of Covid 19 pandemic
Amendment issued vide Order GO(P) No.95/2020/Fin dated 21/07/2020 to GPF Rule 17(1) (a). Temporary Advance shall not be granted unless six recovery has elapsed after the drawal of a previous advance
Vide GO(P)No.94/2020/Fin Dated 17-07-2020, Govt have extended the deferment of Surrender of earned leave ordered vide GO(P)No.42/2020/Fin Dated 16/04/2020 to further period up to 15th September 2020.
Vide GO(P)No.93/2020/Fin dated 08/07/2020, modified the Ex-gratia allowances under Rule 90 A of Part I, Kerala Service Rules. Now eligible to those employees who are drawing a basic pay not exceeding Rs. 68,700/ and Ex-gratia allowance so admissible will be 35 % of the basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs. 24,045/ and a minimum of Rs. 13,740/.
Vide GO(P)No.92/2020/Fin Dated 06/07/2020, the time limit for submitting option form to continue statutory pension scheme has been extended up to 14/08/2020.
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 and after 31/05/2020 absence treated as duty only for those having minimum 50% attendance.
Vide Order GO(Rt)No.2980/2020/Fin Dated 08/05/2020, issued detailed guideline for the Contribution of One Month Pension to Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF)