Government of Kerala defers the pay and allowances of government teachers

May 05, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Industry Specific Compliance

The State Government of Kerala on April 30, 2020 has decided to defer the pay and allowances in part, to the extent of 20 percent of the total monthly pay and allowances (six days) due to an employee and teacher employed by the Government, an employee employed in any institution owned or controlled or aided by the Government including aided school and college teachers, Local Self Government institutions as well as statutory bodies, Universities, Corporations, aided educational institutions, other than those employees and teachers who have already donated their one month gross salary to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, and part-time casual sweepers, last grade employees, daily waged employees, temporary employees, employees working on consolidated pay, contract labourers drawing gross eligible monthly pay and allowances or wage up to Rs 20,000 for a period of five months from April, 2020 to August, 2020 for the management of the situation arose out of the disaster and public health emergency of Covid-19 pandemic.

In the case of employees and teachers, who are not drawing their pay and allowances or wage directly from the Consolidated Fund of the State, institutions concerned shall remit the portion of salary so deferred, within a week of encashment, in a Special Treasury Savings Bank account.

[Notification No. S. R. O. No. 296/2020]


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