Kochi :The Kerala High Court on Monday set aside the state
government's decision enhancing the E-Tender ceiling of local bodies
from Rs five lakh to Rs 15 lakh.
Earlier, High Court had directed that all contracts for various works
carried out by local bodies be done through public E-tender. Thereafter, the government without assigning any reason, enhanced the limit to Rs 15 lakh from Rs five lakh. This was challenged in the court by contractors and councillors of
Justice A V Ramakrishna Pillai, setting aside the government decision,
said that no reason has been assigned to enhance the ceiling limit The court observed that it was not known under what circumstances the limit was increased to Rs 15 lakh.
Government published the Combined State wise Seniority List of eligible applicants for 2015-16 prepared by generating from the website,,, where applications were registered online by the Heads of Departments and Sanctioning Authorities through web based computer processing.
have revised the guidelines for the execution of public works in the
state through accredited agencies to streamline the existing system. For
details view GO(P)No 230/2015/Fin Dated 16/06/ 2015
The Union Cabinet
has approved release of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance
(DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to
Pensioners w.e.f. 01.07.2015. This represents an increase of 6 percent
over the existing rate of 113 percent of the Basic Pay/Pension, to
compensate for price rise. This will benefit about 50 lakh Government employees and 56 lakh pensioners.