General Administration Department
This department is headed by Secretary to Government.
There are two schemes - Swatanthratha Sainik Samman Pension Scheme dealt with in FFP (A) Department and Kerala Freedom Fighters Pension scheme dealt with in FFP(B) Department. These schemes are implemented through Dist. Collectors.
Those persons who participated in the approved national movements and endured sufferings as described below are eligible to apply for the pension.
1-had undergone imprisonment for not less than six months or (for not less than 3 months for SC/ST candidate for S.SOS Pension)
2-had been kept under detention as interned in his home/externed from his district (including detention as trial prisoner) for not less than six months; or (Explanation period of normal remission upto one month will be treated 3-as part of actual imprisonment)
4-was killed in actions; or
5-was sentenced to death; or
6-died due to police or military firing or lathi charge or
6-lost his, her job or means of livelihood or the whole or substantial part of his/her property/confiscation or sold out his/her property or
7-became permanently incapacitated due to such participation or effected with grave disease for life
8-had remained underground for more than six months consequent of warrant for arrest having been issued against him
THE LIST OF APPROVED MOVEMENTS IN KERALA STATE
1. Civil Disobedience Movement
2. Quit India Movement
3. I.N.A. Volunteers
4. Royal Indian Navy Mutiny
5. Malabar Rebellion*
6. Goa Liberation Movement
7. Mahe Liberation Movement
8. Punnapra- Vayalar Agitation*
9. M.S.P. Strike of 1946*
10. Cochin Police Strike of 1972
11. Karivallur Agitation*
12. Kavumbai Agitation*
13. Kayyur Agitation*
14. Malappattam Agitation
15. Kuttamkulam agitation
16. Chengannur Riot Case
17. Kadakkal Riot*
18. Kallara-Pangode Case*
19. Aaron Mill Strike- Pappinisseri
20. Chethuthozhilali Strike at Anthikad
21. Koothali Strike
22. Teachers Struggle in Malabar
23. Vaikom Sathyagraha
24. Anti-Imperialistic Procession on 12.12.1946 at Kankole
25. Vattiyurkave Conference*
26. Anti-Independent Travancore Movement that took place during 1946-47*
27. Morazha Struggle
The* Marked movements are approved by Govt. of India for S.S.S pension scheme, usually applicable in Kerala
In October 1968, the Government of India brought to the notice of the State Government the necessity of giving financial assistance and other help to political sufferers who had participated in the National Movements for the emancipation of the country during the thirties and forties of this century and who would be old and infirm by now, many movements. Govt. of Kerala have examined the proposal in detail in consultation with the Govts. Viz. West Bengal, Maharashtra, Tamilnadu and Mysore which had already implemented a scheme of financial assistance to political sufferers. Thus the K.F.F.P scheme came to existence from 1-4-1971 onwards and S.S.S.P scheme came to existence from 15-8-1972 onwards.
In the case of KFFP Scheme, the concerned District Collector is the competent authority to sanction KFFP. District Advisory Committees of each district assist and advise the District Collector to the disposal of the applications for the pension. In the case of the S.S.S Scheme, Kerala Government recommends the application to Government of India, on the basis of the genuineness and bonafide of the application.
Continuous pension will be granted to the nearest relatives of the freedom fighters in the order of the widow Â® minor sons Â® unmarried daughters who have otherwise become independent.
The jail certificates of certifiers should be accompanied with the certificates produced by the applicants.
To prove abscondance sufferings, the abscondance certificate should be submitted and that should be supported by the jail records of the certifier, who had imprisonment sufferings not less than 2 years.
To prove imprisonment two certificates is necessary from co-prisoners, who should be persons who suffered imprisonment not less than 1 year.
To prove other kind of sufferings the applicant should produce required documentary evidence issued by competent authorities.
Achievements in the Scheme
1. Approximately 9728 beneficiaries under the scheme are being paid pension.
2. An amount of Rs.3000/- per month is being paid as State Pension.
3. Other facilities given are:-
(a) 7% Dearness Allowances given on the pension amount from 6/2000 onwards.
(b) An amount of Rs.3000/- is being paid for the funeral ceremony of the freedom fighter.
(c) Free travel facility has been given by the KSRTC in all its buses to the
freedom fighters and their widows.
(d) In the event of the declaration of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Freedom of India a â€œfree financially assisted housing schemeâ€ has been introduced by the Kerala State Housing Board.
(e) Free medical aid is being given in Government hospitals on the basis of a â€˜Medical Cardâ€™ issued for the purpose. Reimbursement facility on account of the expenses incurred on the purchase of medicines (at Govt. rates) is being allowed. Reimbursement facility for the treatment made at the Sree Chithira Thirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram is also available.
(f) The Kerala State Electricity Board provides out of turn priority for the electricity connection for residential purposes to the freedom fighters and their widows.
(g) The Department of Telecom provides one telephone connection under Non OYT/SWS category (subject to feasibility) to the freedom fighter or their widows.
Latest Government orders
|General Administration (Services-D) Department: Sports Quota Appointment 2005- select lists published - Erratum issued GO(Rt) No. 7693/2008/GAD dated 29/09/08|
|Kerala Freedom Fighters Pension scheme - Grant of Pension to the Participants of Anti war Demonstration 1940 at Tellicherry Beach Held On 15-09-1940 - Eligibility - Clarified - Orders issued.|
|General Administration(Sainik Welfare) Department: Sainik Welfare Department - Reconstitution of Rajya Sanik Board - orders issued.|
|General Administration(Co-ordination) Department: Right to Information Act, 2005 - Designation of the State Public Information Officers in the Organizations specified in the second schedule of the Right to Information Act, 2005 - orders issued|
|Select List as approved by the selection committee for appointment of outstanding Sports persons in Public Service under the sports quota, for filling up in the vacancies remaining due for the period 2002-04|
|Chief Minister's Public Grievance Redressal Cell - Sutharyakeralam Programme - Instructions for fruitful implementation - Revised orders Issued.|
|General Administration (Services-D) Department: Circular No.130558/sd1/82/GAD dated 10/03/1983|
|General Administration Department â€“ appointment of outstanding sports persons in Public service for the years 2002 to 2004 under the disciplines Kabaddy and Cycle Polo â€“ Sanction for appointment of candidates-accorded-Orders issued|
|Appointment of outstanding sports person in Public Service for the year 1997-2001-sanction for filling up of Non-Joining Duty Vacancy-accorded-orders issued. GO(MS)No.333/07/GAD , dated 27.06.2007|
|4211/CC/07/GAD Gen. Admn.(Computer Cell)Department Thiruvananthapuram , dated. 25.01.07 : CIRCULAR :Allotment of Permanent Employee number â€“ PEN â€“ Online submission of property statement â€“ Reg.|
|General Administration -Electronics Records System (E.R.S.)- Filing of Property Return Statement through 'Online' (Internet) - Digitizing old Records- orders issued.|
|RTI Act, 2005-Application for information submitted by public-guidelines for processing applications and designating Information Officers-Circular issued|
|GO(MS)No.236/2006/GAD Dated Thiruvananthapuram 23.08.2006:Protocol-Extension of Protocal Status to the dignitaries visiting the Statue-strict adherence to the norms laid down in the Protocal Manual-Orders issued.|
|Secretariat â€“ Establishment â€“ Appointment by transfer to the Post of Assistant Grade II from among the low paid employees of the Secretariat â€“ Orders issued.|
|G.O (MS) No.31/06/GAD Dated, Thiruvananthapuram 25-1-2006 General Administration (Co-ordination) Department|
|NOTIFICATIONS - No. 80649/Cdn. 5/05/GAD Dated Thiruvananthapuram 19 th December 2005|
|General Administration Department â€“Right to Information Act, 2005 â€“ Appointment of State Assistant Public Information Officer and State Public Information Officers- Orders issued.|
|G.O. (Rt) No. 8033/2005/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 19.10.2005. |
PUBLIC SERVICES â€“ STRIKE BY A SECTION FO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ON 29 TH SEPTEMBER 2005 â€“ MODIFIED ORDERS ISSUED
|G.O (P) No. 376/2005/GAD Dated, Thiruvananthapuram 18 th October 2005 |
General Administration Department - Right to Information Act, 2005 - Provisional Fee Rates Reg.
|G.O. No.8026/05/GAD, Thiruvananthapuram dated 19.10.2005|
|General Administration Department - Right to Information Act, 2005 - Appointment of State Assistant Public Information Officer and State Public Information Officers - Orders issued. General Administration (Co-ordination) Department G.O.(Rt ) No.8033/2005/GAD.Dated,Trivandrum, 19-10-2005|
|Right to Information Act 2005 - Nomination of Public Information Officer and Assistant Public Information Officer Reg. Circular No. 80649/C.D.N.4/05/GAD (Malayalam)|
|General Administration Department â€“ Right to Information Act 2005 â€“ structure of the Kerala State Information Commission - Orders issued.|
|G.O.(Rt ) No. 7938/2005/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 17-10-2005. |
General Administration Department â€“ Right to Information Act 2005 â€“ implementation of the Provisions of the Act- Instructions issued.
|G.O.(Rt ) No.7939/2005/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 17-10-2005. |
General Administration Department â€“ Establishment â€“ Kerala State Information Commission â€“ Constitution of â€“ Orders issued.
|G.O.(P) No.367/05/GAD Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 10.10.2005|
|General Administration Department â€“ Right to Information Act 2005 â€“ Appointment of Members of the Kerala State Information Commission- Committee Constituted â€“ Orders issued.|
|G.O.(Rt ) No. 7931/2005/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 15 -10-2005. |
NOTIFICATION - No. 46398/Pol. 2/2005/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 8 th June, 2005
|Applications invited from sportsmen/women who have made acheivements in sports / games disciplines during the calendar years 2002-2004, for appointment in the State Government Service under the scheme for appointment of outstanding sportsmen/women in Public service|
|CHIEF MINISTERâ€™S PUBLIC GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL CELL- EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUTHARYA KERALAM PROGRAMME â€“ INSTRUCTIONS â€“ ORDER ISSUED G.O (Rt) No.4377/2005/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram 2 nd June 2005|
|No. 63/SC/2004/GA (SC) Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 24 th August, 2004 |
G O (MS) No. 284/2001/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 6-8-2001
|No. 34612/pol-1/2002/GAD - Public functions organized by state Departments/Public Undertakings countries to be extended to MPs/MLAs - Instructions issued|
|NO.38454 / POL.-1/ 2002 / GAD. - Public Functions organized by State Government Departments / Public Sector Undertakings- Courtesies to be given to MLAs - Instructions issued|
|No. 51613/ pol-1/ 2003/ GAD - State Government functions - Presiding over- instructions-Regarding|
|No. 66398/Pol.1/95/GAD - The Order of Precedence to be observed at all State functions|
|G.O. (P) No. 138/89/GAD. - Secretariat - Establishment - Administrative Secretariat - Method of Appointment and Qualification For the Post of Section Officer - Orders issued|
|G.O. (P) No. 219/88/GAD.|
|G.O. (P) No. 341/2001/GAD. - Government Guest Houses - Reservation of Accommodation in Government Guest Houses - Procedures and other allied Matters - Prescribed - orders issued|
|G.O. (P) No. 361/85/GAD. - Public Services/Scheme for the Appointment of Outstanding Sportsmen/Women in Public Services - Orders issued|
|G.O. (P) No. 404/2002/GAD.|
|G.O. (Ms.) No. 108/2002/GAD. - Government Guest Houses - Rate of Rent in Respect of Concessional Categories - Revised - orders issued|
|G.O. (Ms.) No. 132/98/GAD|
|G.O. MS. No. 161/85/GAD. - Public Services/Public Sector Undertakings-Appointment of Meritorious Sportsmen/Women in Public Services/Public Sector Undertakings - Orders issued|
|G.O. (Ms) No. 173/2003/GAD. - Government Guest Houses - Reservation of Accommodation -Guidelines -Prescribed - Orders issued|
|G.O. (Ms) No. 608/92/GAD|
|G.O. (MS) NO.13 / 2002 / GAD - Visit-Visit to Kerala- Extension of Guest Facilities to Dignitaries-restrictions-imposed-orders issued|
|G.O.(Rt)No.8046/2001/GAD. - Hospitality - Guests-Personal Staff accompanying Guests-limiting the number to be catered at Government cost-Orders - issued|
|SALIENT FEATURES OF SWATANTRATA SAINIK SAMMAN PENSION SCHEME, 1980. |
G.O.(Rt.) No. 4110/2004/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram 17-06-2004 - IPS - Transfer and Postings of Officers