Pay and Pension Revision 2014 – Payment of Third installment of Arrears – Revised order

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Pay and Pension Revision 2014 – Payment of Third installment of Arrears – Revised order GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Pay and Pension Revision 2014 – Payment of Third Instalment of Arrears – Revised Orders Issued.
FINANCE (ANOMALY RECTIFICATION CELL) DEPARTMENT G.O.(P)No.50/2018/Fin Dated,Thiruvananthapuram, 26/03/2018 ORDER
As per Government Order read as first above, orders have been issued revising pay and allowances of State Government Employees and Teachers with effect from 01.07.2014, wherein it has been ordered that the amount of arrears on account of pay revision will be paid in cash in four equal instalments on 01.04.2017, 01.10.2017, 01.04.2018 and 01.10.2018 respectively along with interest on the arrears not drawn as on the above dates at the rate admissible to the Provident Fund. In the Circular read as 2nd above, detailed guidelines have been issued on the modalities for the disbursement of arrears. As per the G.O read as 4th and 8th above, revised orders were issued for crediting first and second instalment of arrears along with interest, to the Provident Fund Account of employees.
2. Government are now pleased to order that the third instalment of Pay Revision arrears and interest thereon which fell due for payment on 01.04.2018 will also be credited to the Provident Fund Account of the employees, observing the following guidelines:
(1) Interest @ of 7.6% per annum for the period from 01.10.2017 to 31.03.2018 will be admissible for the remaining 50% of the undrawn arrear as on 1.4.2018. The total amount of principal and interest will be credited to the Provident Fund Account of the employees. Punitive actions proposed against the DDOs in the Circular read as 7th paper above will be initiated against DDOs who fail to cred it the third instalment of arrears before 30.06.2018.
(2) In the case of va rious categories of employees, arrears will be credited by the respective Drawing and Disbursing Officers as directed in clause 9 in the Circular read as 2nd above.
(3) In the case of employees of Local Self Government Institutions, the arrears will be credited to the Provident Fund of employees by the respective Drawing and Disbursing Officers as directed in the Circular read as 3rd above.
(4) In the case of employees mentioned under clause 2 in the Circular read as 2nd above, the Drawing and Disbursing Officers should ensure that arrears had been remitted to the Government account before crediting the arrears to the Provident Fund Account. In the cases where the first and second instalments of arrears are yet to be credited for want of remittance by the foreign employer, first, second and third instalment of arrears can be credited to the Provident Fund Account subject to the condition that the foreign employer should have remitted the entire amount of arrea rs and interest thereon to the Government account.
(5) ln the case of the following sets of employees, arrears along with interest will be paid in cash:
(a) Those, in whose case, it is not obligatory to maintain Provident Fund Account. (b)Part Time Teachers who do not have Provident Fund Account. (c)Those who have retired between 01.07.2014 and 31.03.2018. (d) Those who have opted not to subscribe to the Provident Fund Account during the last one year of their service prior to retirement.
(6) In the case of employees who retired after 01.07.2014 and are re-employed in the Government service with fixation of pay under Rule 100 Part III KSRs and draw salary from the Consolidated Fund of the State as on the date scheduled for disbursement of pay revision arrears as provided in the G.O read as 1st above, the third instalment of arrears on pay revision will also be disbursed in cash from the office where the employees are working now as directed in the Circular read as 6th above.
(7) In cases where there is balance amount, if any, payable as first and second instalments of pay revision arrears consequent to retrospective pay change in the pre-revised scale after the crediting of the first and second instalment of arrears, such amount and the· interest thereon will also be credited to the Provident Fund Account.
3. It has come to the notice of the Government that inord inate delay on the part of some DDOs has occurred in creditin g the fi rst and second instalments of arrear amount of some employees inspite of strict instructions issued vide Circular read as 7th and G.O read as 8th paper above. In order to ensure strict compliance of the Government direction issued therein, it is ordered that a certificate in the following format from the Controlling Officers will be made compulsory for processing salary of every Drawing and Disbursing Officer from the month of May 2018 onwards. The Chief Project Manager, SPARK will make necessary arrangements for the implementation of this direction. CERTIFICATE (Vide G.O.(P)No.50/2018/ Fin dated 26/ 03/2018) This is to certify that the first and second instalment of pay revision arrears of all employees except chose whose arrears could not be processed either due to technical snag in SPARK or due to non-remittance of amount by the foreign employer, under the DDO specified below, has been credited to the Provident Fund Account or paid in cash before 31.12.2017 in terms of Circular No. 55/ 2017/ Fin dated 18.7.2017 and G. O(P)No.128/ 20 17 /Fin dated 06.10.2017.
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