Monday, October 17, 2016

Overall Development of Kerala-Participatory Programmes Declared

rightimgKerala Govt declared 4 participatory programmes, implemented in mission mode, for overall development of kerala within the coming 5 years. The programmes include Total Housing Programme, People friendly Govt Hospitals, Comprehensive Education Modernization Programme and Harithakeralam programme. Local Self Govt Institution level Missions will be constituted to implement the programmes.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

VEO Promotion Orders Issued

CRD issued orders promoting 31 senior most Village Extension Officers to the cadre of Extension Officers. Seniority No up to  2056 were included in the list.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Decentralization State Resource Group Re Constituted

LSGD formed new State Resource Group to guide and supervise Planning and Monitoring of Annual Plan Of LSGIs. Planning Board Member Mr:Sivaraman will be the chairman and Thiruvananthapuram DPO Mr: VS Biju Convenor.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Gandhijayanthi Celebrations- Directions Issued

LSGD issued detailed guidelines for celebrating Gandhijayanthi and Rural Development week. Strengthening of Sanitation programmes and development programmes may be done during the week.

VEO's Training converted to In Service Training

LSGD issued orders converting Pre Service Training Of Village Extension Officers into In Service.The duration of training period limited to 3 months. Later it was 6 months. The Syllabus was also modified.
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ODF Difficult Area- IHHL Additional Subsidy- Guidelines Issued

LSGD issued detailed guidelines regarding allocation of additional amount for construction of House Hold Latrines in ODF Programme. If joint venture projects were formed with Block Panchayath/ District panchayath, the concerned Secretaries should draw the amount and distribute it to beneficiaries. The technical team formed by District Collector will visit the houses in difficult area and decide the quantum of additional amount to be provided.
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Friday, September 2, 2016

Onam Advance, Bonus, Festival Allowance-Orders Issued

Finance Department issued Orders sanctioning Onam Advance to State Govt Employees.15000 Rs can be drawn as Onam Advance and should be repaid in 5 equal installments. Onam Bonus was also declared @ Rs 3500. The limit for getting Bonus was increased to Rs 22000. Employees who were not eligible for Onam Bonus will get Rs 2400 as Festival allowance.

Friday, August 26, 2016

ADC Promotion Orders Issued

LSGD issued promotion orders in the cadre of Assistant Development Commissioners of Rural Development Department. Transfer and posting of officers were also issued.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

IAY Spill Over Houses Should be Completed before 31st March

Enabling a smooth transmission to the new Rural Housing Scheme Pradhanmanthri Awaas Yojana (Gramin), Govt Of India requested all State Govts and UTs to ensure the completion of houses sanctioned under IAY, by the end of the current financial year.
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Plinth Area Extensioin allowed to all Housing Schemes

LSGD issued orders permitting 25% plinth area extension to all Housing Schemes Implemented by Local Self Govts. Later the order was effective only to IAY Housing scheme, implemented through Block Panchayaths. Beneficiaries agreemented up to 31/03/2016 will get the benefit.
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Home Delivery Of Social Security Pensions through Co Operative Folder- Guidelines Issued

Finance Department issued detailed guidelines for the  Home Delivery of Social Security Pensions to the beneficiaries through the District Co-operative Banks (DCB) / PrimaryAgricultural Credit Societies (PACS). Social Security pension/Welfare pensions payments shall be streamlined in future after preparing a comprehensive data base by Information Kerala Mission (IKM).Thereafter only a pensioner will be eligible to receive only one pension at a monthly rate of Rs.1000/.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Annual Income for Welfare Programmes Of LSGIs Increased

Decentralization Co Ordination Committee decided to enhance the  Annual Income Limit fixed for receiving welfare assistance from Local Self Govt Institutions. The existing limit of Rs 50000 per year was increased to 1 Lakh for General Category and 1.5 Lakh to SC Category per year. For Housing Schemes the existing 50000 Rs per annum will continue.
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Social Security Pension-Clarification Issued

Finance Department issued circular clarifying the enhanced rate of Social Security Pensions.SocialSecurityPensions will be Rs.1000/-per month. If the rate of any of.the Social Security pensions was more than Rs.l000/- per rnonth before the issue of the enhancement order will continue to be paid at the same rate. 

VEO"s service in Municipalities Extended up to March 2017

As per the decision taken in Co Ordination Committee meeting, CRD decided to extend the service of Village Extension Officers in newly created municipalities.
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Friday, July 29, 2016

VEO Promotion to Extension Officers-Orders Issued

CRD 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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