GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Advance – Onam Advance to Government Employees, Part-time Contingent Employees, NMR workers, Grass Cutters and other categories of employees for 2014 – Sanctioned – Orders Issued.
FINANCE (LOANS) DEPARTMENT
G.O (P) No.368/2014/Fin.
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram,25th August 2014
Read:- 1. G.O.(P) No.431/13/Fin Dated 05.09.2013.
2. G.O.(MS) No.432/13/Fin Dated 05.09.2013.
I. Government are pleased to order that Onam Advance of Rs.10,000/- will be paid to all Government employees. The amount wi11 be paid in multiples of Rs.1000/-subject to a maximum of Rs.10,000/-. The amount of advance will be recovered in five equal monthly instalments as usual and the same will be drawn and disbursed from 03.09.2014 onwards.
II. Government are also pleased to order that Onam Advance @ Rs. 2000/- will be paid to the following categories of employees subject to the conditions stipulated in Notes 1 to 3 under Article 250(1) of Kerala Financial Code Volume-1.
(i) Part-time Contingent Employees
(ii) Permanent Workers in Agricultural farms, NMR workers and Seasonal Workers of all Departments.
(iii) Permanent Labourers in Government Departments
(iv) Workers of Regional Workshop under the PWD and the Dredger & Dry-dock workers at Alappuzha
(v) Family Planning Voluntary Workers
(vi) Anganvadi Workers & Helpers
(vii) Non-Permanent Workers in the Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development and Spraying Workers under the scheme for spraying coconut palms to control leaf rot diseases & CLR workers of all Departments
(viii) Grass Cutters in the Mounted Police Wing
The advance will be given either on the joint responsibility of the permanent and non-permanent workers or on the joint responsibility of another non-permanent worker of the same farm, provided further that it is duly guaranteed by the concerned labour union and provided that all previous advances of the concerned labourer had been recovered in full.
The advance will be given only to those workers who will continue to be employed by the respective Farm/Local Body during the period of recovery of advance. The recovery of advance given in respect of Coconut Spraying workers will be effected by the Local Bodies concerned and will be watched by the Agriculture Department.
Similar categories of employees of the Local Bodies namely Municipal Corporations, Municipalities, Guruvayur Township and Panchayat will be granted the advance at the option of the Local Bodies if the financial position of the Local Bodies concerned will permit.
The advance will be recovered in five equal monthly instalments in respect of categories (i) to (vii) and in 21 weekly instalments in the cases of persons getting weekly wages under item (viii)_ The advance will be drawn and disbursed from 03.09.2014 onwards.
(BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR)
ADDITIONAL SECRETARY (FINANCE)
Original Order :