Friday, July 29, 2016

VEO Promotion to Extension Officers-Orders Issued

newCRD issued orders promoting 23 GrI Village Extension Officers to the cadre of Extension Officers. Transfer and postings of Extension Officers were also issued.
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Friday, July 15, 2016

Social SecurityPension- Restirction Imposed

newKerala Govt issued orders restricting receipt of more Social Security Pensions. Rate of all Social Security Pensions enhanced to Rs 1000 per month. Pensioner will be entitled only  for one Social Security Pension at a time except in case of Disability Pensioners. The order have effect from June1st.
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Thursday, July 14, 2016

VEO Grade Promotion- Order Cancelled

newCRD cancelled grade promotion order of Grade II Village Extension Officers.191 officers were promoted on July 4th.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

IAY House Plinth Area Extension- Permission Granted

newLSGD gave permission to disburse full subsidy to beneficiaries completed houses with large plinth area. IAY beneficiaries who made agreement before 31/03/2016 and constructed house with a maximum plinth area of 82.5 sq feet will get the benefit.
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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

House Hold Latrine Agreement- Stamp Paper Exempted

newLSGD issued order exempting agreements executed for construction of Individual Household Latrine Construction as apart of ODF Campaign. 50% of the subsidy amount can be disbursed as advance to the beneficiary. Maintenance Grant (NR) can be utilized for repair of septic tanks of IHHLs.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Village Extension Officer-Grade Promotion Orders Issued

CRD issued grade promotion order of grade I Village Extension Officers.191 VEOs were promoted to Grade I.
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Friday, July 1, 2016

Plan/Subsidy Guidelines revised

Revised plan formation guidelines amended by LSGD inserting mandatory provision of 20% funds for productive sector. LSGIs can follow the plan formation procedure allowed for the previous financial year. SC/ST Department should select beneficiaries for their own schemes from gramasabhas.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

MGNREGA Wage Material ratio should be maintained at district Level- Act amended

Govt of India amended para 20 of Schedule I of Mahathmagandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act to maintain wage material ratio 60:40at district level.Earlier 405% of material cost should be maintained at Gramapanchayath level. 

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

IHHL Projects Should be Approved Soon

LSGD decided to declare Kerala State as Open Deification Free State on 1st November 2016. For achieving this goal all gramapanchayaths should formulate Individual House Hold Latrine projects for those who selected as Latrine less families in the last Base Line Survey. SBM allocation should be  Rs 12000 and GP Share Rs 3400.Special DPCs should be convened for approving the projects.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

   Sri KT Jaleel- New Minister For Local Self Govt.
Elected to Assembly from Thavanoor Costituency. First victory against P K Kunhalikutty in 2006 by contesting as LDF independent candidate from Kuttippuram. .He was history professor at P.S.M.O. College, Thirurangady. Spouse: M.P. Fathima Kutty (Valanchery Govt HSS Principal). Children: Asma Beevi (student ...

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Latrine Subsidy Disbursement in 3 Instalments

As per the recommendation made by Executive Director Sanitation Mission, LSGD allowed LSGIs to disburse subsidy for Sanitary Latrine Construction in 3 installments. As per the new direction the three installments were advance Rs 5000, 2nd installment 8000 after completing basement and septic tank,Final Rs 2400 after completion.
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Monday, April 4, 2016

Joint BDO/EO/VEO - Revised Draft Job Chart Published.

State Institute Of Rural Development published draft job chart for Joint Block Development Officers, Extension Officers and Village Extension Officers working in Rural Development Department. Suggestions can be communicated to the email id within 20th April 2016.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Rushing Of Bills During Financial Year Closing- Revised directions issued

Finance department revised their earlier circular regarding submission of bills during the closing of financial year. As per the new direction bills can be presented to treasuries up to 5 PM on 31st March.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin)-New Rural Housing Scheme Approved

The Union Cabinet, has given its approval for the implementation of the rural housing scheme of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin.  Under the scheme, financial assistance is provided for construction of pucca house to all houseless and households living in dilapidated houses.Enhancing the unit assistance to Rs. 1,20,000 in plain areas and to Rs. 1,30,000 in hilly states/difficult areas /IAP districts.The beneficiary would be facilitated to avail loan of up to Rs.70,000/- for construction of the house which is optional.Identification of beneficiaries eligible for assistance and their prioritisation to be done using information from Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) ensuring total transparency and objectivity.