The List of Approved Movements in Kerala
Latest Government orders
Application Form for Swatantra Sainik Samman Pension Scheme
Organisational and Functional Details
Designation of important authorities
Distribution of Business
Sports&Games-appointment of outstanding sportsmen /women in public service-filling up the vacancies due for the calender year 2005-notification-regarding: Notification no. 82102 /SD1/2005/ GAD dated 04.02.2006
Attestation of Documents:Guidelines
Santwanam Lottery : Circular No. 32873 /CDN1/ 2007/ GAD Dt: 18.04.2007


Public Information Officers of:
2. General Adminstration Department in the Secretariat
3. General Administration (Co-ordination) Department

This department is headed by Secretary to Government.
Departments of Tourism, Sports and Youth Affairs and Public Relations also come under General Administration Department and are headed by two Secretaries 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


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

More information:-

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 ® minor sons ® unmarried daughters who have otherwise become independent.
General Instructions:-

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 “free financially assisted housing scheme” has been introduced by the Kerala State Housing Board.

(e) Free medical aid is being given in Government hospitals on the basis of a ‘Medical Card’ 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 (Co-ordination)Department- List of Public Holidays-2010
General Administration (Co-ordination)Department-Election to Local Bodies in the State -Declaration of Holiday on 23rd and 25th October 2010-Orders issued.
General Administration (Political)Department-Appointment of Census Officers.
General Administration (CMPGRC) Department-Chief Minister's Grievance Redressal Cell-Sutharyakeralam Programme-Instructions for fruitful implementation-Revised orders issued.
General Administration (Co-ordination) Department-Observance of 22nd May 2010 as "International Biodiversity Day" (IBD)-Regarding
General Administration (Minority Cell) Department-Minority Welfare-Fixing responsibilities of the Minority Cells formed at the Collectorates-
General Administration (Sainik Welfare) Department-Display of complete State Emblem of India with the motto "Satyameva Jayate"-Truth alone triumps-written in Devanagari Script below the profile of the Lion Capital-Issued.
General Administration (Minority Cell) Department- Minority Welfare-Report of Sri. Paloli Muhammedkutty Committe on the implementation of Sachar Committee Report in Kerala-Organising secular unity convention.
General Administration Department-Directions about issuing press releases.
General Adminstration Department (Services-D)- Appointment of Outstanding Sports Persons in Public Service 2002-04 and 2005 - Notification- reg.

General Adminstration Department (Minority Cell)- Continuous Actions on Report Submitted by Paloli Muhammed Kutty Committee on Inmplementation of Sachar Committee Report.

General Adminstration Department (Minority Cell)-Paloli Muhammed Kutty Committee Report-Recommendations on the Scolarship/Hostel Stipend introduced for Muslim Girls-Amented-orders issued.
General Adminstration Department (Minority Cell)-Paloli Muhammed Kutty Committee Report-Recommendations on the Scolarship/Hostel Stipend introduced for Muslim Girls-Reformed-orders issued.
General Adminstration Department (Minority Cell)- Minority Wealfare-Paloli Muhammed Kutty Committee Recommendations- Rs. 4 crore to Welfare fund of Madrassa teachers-Administrative Sanction accorded-orders issued.
General Adminstration Department (Minority Cell)- Minority Wealfare-Paloli Muhammed Kutty Committee Recommendations- Creating Clerical posts at Collectarates to Co-ordinate District Level Minority Welfare Activities-Orders Issued.

General Adminstration Department (Minority Cell)- Minority Wealfare-Paloli Muhammed Kutty Committee Recommendations- Welfare Fund Scheme Introduced for Madrassa Teachers-Posts Created-orders issued.

General Adminstration Department (Minority Cell)-Paloli Muhammed Kutty Committee Report-Recommendations on the Scolarship/Hostel Stipend introduced for Muslim Girls-Sanctioned-orders issued.

Circular No: 5953/Cdn.5/2009/GAD-General Administration Department-Right to Information Act 2005-Non acceptance of applications/first appeal-Acknowledging Receipt of Applications-Compliants received- Strict Instructions issued-regarding
Circular No: 84216/Cdn.5/2005/GAD-General Administration Department-Right to Information Act 2005- Implementation of the Act in Public sector undertakings, Local Bodies, Autonomous Institutions Etc.
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
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 – appointment of outstanding sports persons in Public service for the years 2002 to 2004 under the disciplines Kabaddy and Cycle Polo – 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 – PEN – Online submission of property statement – 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:Protocal-Extension of Protocal Status to the dignitaries visiting the Statue-strict adherence to the norms laid down in the Protocal Manual-Orders issued.
Secretariat – Establishment – Appointment by transfer to the Post of Assistant Grade II from among the low paid employees of the Secretariat – 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 –Right to Information Act, 2005 – 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.
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 – Right to Information Act 2005 – structure of the Kerala State Information Commission - Orders issued.
G.O.(Rt ) No. 7938/2005/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 17-10-2005.
General Administration Department – Right to Information Act 2005 – implementation of the Provisions of the Act- Instructions issued.
G.O.(Rt ) No.7939/2005/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 17-10-2005.
General Administration Department – Establishment – Kerala State Information Commission – Constitution of – Orders issued.
G.O.(P) No.367/05/GAD Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 10.10.2005
General Administration Department – Right to Information Act 2005 – Appointment of Members
of the Kerala State Information Commission- Committee Constituted – 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
G.O (Rt) No.4377/2005/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram 2 nd June 2005
Modernising Government Programme-Service Delivery Policy for Kerala-Approved-Orders issued:GO(P)No.260/2004/GAD
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.
G.O.(Rt.) No. 4110/2004/GAD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram 17-06-2004 - IPS - Transfer and Postings of Officers



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