Enhanced TA Ceiling Limit .....Onam Bonus, FA & Advance to Kerala government employees for 2016

Conversion of GIS account number to the latest format (12 Digit format)

                            GIS Account holders can convert their account number to the latest format.  Please keep your GIS pass book alongside you before proceeding. Account numbers allotted after 2013 are in the latest format. Those employees having 12 digit GIS account number starting with '120' need not use this software.

Steps to be followed
  • Log in to http://gis.kerala.gov.in/
  • Click Enter button. And press I agree when the disclaimer below appears on the screen.
  • Enter existing GIS account number and Date of Birth of the employee. 
  • Collect your latest format 12 Digit Account number
  • Enter in Spark as well as in Office registers as confirmation received from GIS office

Help Line: 0471-2330096(Ext: 39)                              

Travelling allowance-Revision of TA ceiling of State Government employees -sanctioned

                   The existing TA ceiling fixed as per the G.O.(P) No. 74/2012/Fin dated 28.01.2012 have been in force with effect from 1.07.2011. Government as per .G.O.(P) No. 7/2016/Fin dated 20.01.2016 have issued orders revising the DA/Incidental Rates/Mileage Allowance etc. based on the recommendations of the 10th Pay Revision. But the monthly/quarterly TA ceilings Were not revised therein.
           Government have examined the matter in detail and are pleased to revise the monthly/quarterly ceilings TA for official journeys as follows.

TA ceiling of State Government employees 

In order to check irregular drawing of T.A. Claims, all drawing and disbursing officers and self drawing officers shall certify in the T.A. Bill that the claimant has not exceeded the monthly/quarterly ceilings.  

Onam Advance to Kerala government employees for 2016

Onam Advance to Government Employees-Sanctioned

Government have sanctioned Onam Advance to employees for 2016

Maximum amount : 15,000/-
Recovered in 5 equal installments from Oct 2016
 Disbursed from 05-09-2016

Download order below for more details
NB: Can avail before Onam

 Onam Advance to Part-time Contingent Employees.. etc Sanctioned
Government have sanctioned Onam advance to part time contingent employees,NMR workers ,Grass Cutters and other categories of employees for 2016.

                                   Maximum amount : 5,000/-
                                   Recovered in 5 equal installments
                                   Disbursed from 05-09-2016

                                                                           Download order below for more details

Onam Bonus/Special Festival Advance 2016 Kerala

Adhoc Bonus and Special Festival Allowance-Sanctioned
Government have sanctioned Adhoc bonus and Special Festival Allowance to State Government Employees and Pensioners. For Adhoc Bonus total emolument must not exceed Rs 22,000/- on 31-03-2016 (non revised 21000)

Emoluments = Basic Pay+Personal Pay+Special Pay+Special Allowance+Personal Allowance+D.A@ 9%
 Adhoc Bonus             : 3500/-
Special FA                  : 2400/- ( Others who are not eligible for Adhoc Bonus)
Temp Employees     : 1110/- ( Others who are not eligible for Adhoc Bonus)
Service Pensioners  : 870/-
Family Pensioners    : 750/-

                                        Disbursed from 05-09-2016
                                        Last date : 31-03-2017
Download Order for more details

Debt Relief on arrears of loans taken from Govt.Institutions

                        Government have ordered debt relief on arrears of  loans taken from Government institutions.For detailed orders and guidelines view GO(P)No.118/2016 /Fin Dated 20/08 /2016 and Council Note  

Digital Signature for Kerala Government Officers

                      Government issued permissive sanction to procure Digital Signature Certificates to all Drawing and Disbursing Officers as per GO(P) No 76/2016/Fin dated 27/05/2016  , The Heads of Departments/District level Officers of each department shall procure the DSC from the empanelled vendors of Kerala State IT Mission for DDO5 under their control immediately.
                      As per the above orde The expenditure for this purpose shall be met from the office expense of the re'spective offices. The Head of the Department shall ensure that. all DDOs are equipped with DSC within three months. The Director of Treasuries shall instruct all treasury officers not to accept the online bills without digital authentication after 15 August 2016 onwards.

DSC Empanelment

Deduction of LIC premia of employees of Aided Institutions through SPARK - Approved - Orders issued.

                      At present LIC premia of state Government employees are deducted by the Drawing and Disbursing Officers concerned from the monthly salary and details of deduction forwarded to LIC office in eectronic data format. In the case of staff working under Government Aided institutions, this has not been made compulsory.
                      The Senior Divisional Manager, LIC, Thiruvananthapuram vide Letter No. Nil dated 16.6.2016  has requested to extend the system followed for state Government employees to the staff members of Government Aided Institutions also as both policy holders and LIC find it difficult in reconciling their accounts.
                      The Government have examined the matter in detail and are pleased to accord sanction to Drawing and Disbursing Officers of Government Aided Institutions to deduct the LIC premia of their employees through SPARK as being done in the case of employees in other Government offices under KGSD scheme.The Director of Treasuries shall submit the data relating to deductioh of premia to LIC electronically as in the case of State Government employees