SPARK Deduction from Salary for Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund(CMDRF)

The Honorable Chief Minister of Kerala has requested all the Government employees of the state to contribute two days’ salary in the month of August/September towards the Chief Minister’s distress relief fund. Spark facility is enabled to deduct this amount. 

The amount should be deducted after getting consent from the employees in the prescribed proforma. Such deductions would be credited first to the Special TSB account of DDOs and then the same would be credited to the TSB account in favour of the Principal secretary of finance. The details of the deducted amount and ‘CMDRF written TSB cheque’ be attached by the DDOs with the bill for the month of August/September.Even if there is no such amount in the bill as mentioned, affidavit regarding this should be submitted by the DDOs. 
Contribution to Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund(CMDRF)-Circular dtd 14.08.2018
Contribution to Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund(CMDRF)-Consent Letter
If the bills for August month are already submitted, the amount towards the same can be deducted from the salary of the next month(September). DDOs of other offices where bills are not submitted through Spark,the amount should be collected as said before, and remitted to CMDRF. As no refunds with regard this are considered, the salary bill processing should be done with utmost care. 

As per the directions of the Finance Department (funds) the DDOs should take steps regarding affidavit for Income tax deduction. The contributions towards the CM's distress relief fund will get a 100 per cent exemption of tax according to the I-T Act, section 80G(2) (IIIHF).The Director of the treasuries may give the instructions to be followed by the treasury officers in connection with this.

Onam Special Festival Allowance

Government have revised orders sanctioning Special festival allowance to State Govt employees and Pensioners.
Special Festival Allowance - Revised Order .GO(P)No 134/2018/Fin dated 18/08/2018

CMDRF deduction in SPARK

The deduction type CMDRF now available in deduction type. Select Salary matters-changes in the month-present salary.

Other Donation Options(for public)

Contribute generously to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund(CMDRF) and #standwithkerala.
Method: Bank Transfer
Bank : State Bank of India (SBI)
Account Number : 67319948232
Branch : City Branch, Thiruvananthapuram
IFSC : SBIN0070028
Account Type: Savings
Name of Donee:
Chief Ministers Distress Relief Fund
Address :Govt of Kerala
District: Thiruvananthapuram
State Kerala
Pin 695001

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