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Software update 03/12/2016 

The Following changes in SPARK Software

  1. Restricted addition of NPS/GIS deduction only once for an employee 
  2. Processing of claims by DDO in charge of multiple offices of the same department
  3. Exemption of  allowance code 40 in Add/Remove allowance to all
  4. Exemption of deduction code 999 in Add/Remove deduction to all
  5. Incorrect bill period in salary outer bill (suspension)
  6. Employee not listing for processing festival allowance
  7. Only one other allowance could be processed during a month

Software update 21/11/2016

The Following changes in SPARK Software

  1. Setting Work place during temporary employee registration.
  2. Claim entry (Honorarium) - employee listing in the order of work place, designation
  3. A new column for entering Other deductions
  4. DA on TA as TA coming as zero in Salary arrear processing for AIS officers.
  5. DA on TA as TA in multiple month processing.

Software update 15/11/2016

The Following changes in SPARK Software

  1. Multiple month salary processing - NPS deduction handling
  2. Medical Advance settlement – refund chalan generation – added advance head for aided institutions
  3. Only one allowance can be processed in a month through other allowance processing  Unable to open salary arrear - error bill
  4. While processing leave salary through multiple month option, incorrect amount is coming (amount not taking from the leave slip)
  5. "Incorrect Basic pay" while entering basic for a new employee through present salary option
  6. Through MTs login, employee shown as 'Pre-revised'

Software update 08/11/2016

The Following changes in SPARK Software

  1. Error reported in Salary processing of NPS employees.
  2. NPS deduction entry in present salary details.
          - from date will be the first day of the month in which PRAN is updated in SPARK
          - to date will be super annuation date
  3. Problem reported in present salary confirmation of AIS employees.
  4. Bank account details correction in case of DDO who is in charge of another department also.
  5. Head of account 01-05  printed in overtime/honorarium/performance/compensatory allowance bill.
+ October 2016 - October 2016
    1. Aadhar verification based on year of birth.
    2. Claim entry for relieved employees
    1. LPC generation for employees in pre-prscale.
    2. Problem reported in Leave surrender processin.
    3. Order not listing for promotion order cancellation
    1. Problem reported in other allowance processing.
    2.  DMU user can enable/disable digital signature access to users - restricted.
    3.  'NPS deduction not entered/incorrect from date ' message while sending request for salary processing
    1. Enabled Bank account correction  for temporary employees (using the same menu for regular employees)
    1. Salary arrear problem reported.
    2. Schedules not listing for multiple salary bill.
    3. Encashment details updation disabled.
    4. Co-operative recovery user - password not resetting.
    5. Unable to view agslip by gazetted employee (salary office different).
    6. Problem reported - unable to fix pay of gazetted employee.
    7. Aided school IFMA claim entry - head of account validation problem reported
    1. Enabled Bank account correction  for temporary employees (using the same menu for regular employees)
    1.  Modifications in DA arrear processing for All-India Service employees w.r.t 7CPC 
    2. Enabled processing of multiple month salary of next employee of the same bill type
    1. Salary arrear processing - leave surrender - amount going to PF
    2.  Salary arrear - allowance full amount coming in due part during leave period
    3.  Edit service history of retired employee - service history entries not properly listed for editing.
    4.  Error reported in salary processing in which a regular slip came after half pay slip.
    1. External deduction not coming in multiple month salary bill.
    2. Employee not listing for salary processing.
    3. A problem reported in updation of user details after creation without    refreshing.
    4. Validation of period of bill with month/year and period of claim w.r.t    employees
    1. PAT (Pay and Allowance for Temporary employees) bill objection from treasury reported due to incorrect period of claim in SPARK bill.
    2.  Temporary employees - MR bill - error in claim approval.
    1. Pay revision arrear of AIS officers -> salary arrear processing.
    2. A DDO in charge of office of another department can process all the claims of that office also.
    3. Service matters -> Change designation to change the designation for equated categories with same scale of pay.
    1. Queries -> Employees in transit (employees in transit due to promotion with transfer not listing).
    2. Error reported in Festival allowance calculation (retired employees).
    3. Salary processing  error reported -> half pay slip has come after zero slip.
    4. In temporary employees registration TSB bank not listing.
    5. Salary arrears (retired employee)- DA due mistake (92% coming instead of 98%) - 98% da drawn  with salary itself.
    6. Da due mistake reported in the leave surrender entry while taking salary arrear.
    7. Excess pay recovery bill - AGP not coming in due side.
    8. SD billtypes not listing for generating honorarium bill.
    9. Temporary employee registration - email id avoided in mandatory checking.
    1. Honorarium for asha/anganwadi workers  Centre share
    2. Honorarium for asha/anganwadi workers local body share
    3. Honorarium for asha/anganwadi workers  State share
    1. Pay and allowances for temporary employees
    2. Honorarium for asha/anganwadi workers  Centre share
    3. Honorarium for asha/anganwadi workers local body share
    4. Honorarium for asha/anganwadi workers  State share
    • The following three claim natures added in claim entry for social justice department (to meet the requirement to process the pay and allowances of temporary employees in different heads)
    • Get previous month data option  added in claim entry for the following nature of claims. On clicking this button, the previous month details of all employees will be shown in edit mode. From this, either editing may be done or an entry may be deleted. New entry may also be done by selecting a TEN number.

    • Solved an issue reported that treasury objected the temporary employees salary bill (having pf/incometax/professional tax).
  • Software update 26/10/2016

    The Following changes in SPARK Software

    Following issues have been resolved


    Software update 25/10/2016

    Following issues have been resolved

    Software update 19/10/2016 

    The Following changes in SPARK Software

    Following issues have been resolved

    Software update 18/10/2016

    The Following changes in SPARK Software

    Software update 14/10/2016

    The Following changes in SPARK Software

    Following issues have been resolved

    Software update 06/10/2016

    Following issues have been resolved

    Software update 05/10/2016

    Following issues have been resolved

    Software update 04/10/2016

    The following options have been added in SPARK.

    Following issues have been resolved

    Software update 03/10/2016

+ September 2016 - September 2016
  • Software update 30/09/2016
  • The following issues resolved

    1. Grade pay '0' reported for AIS officers in present salary menu.
    2. Aided School Promotion Forwarding Error rectified.
    3. Corrected Suspension Period in Outer bill while taking Subsistence Allowance
    4. DA arrear processing -> Due part  wrong for DA arrear Relieved Employees.
  • Software update 29/09/2016
  • The following issues resolved

    1. Grade pay '0' reported for AIS officers.
    2. Problem reported in entering Leave surrender order for AIS officers (having two LTCs in the same financial year)
    3. NPS arrear loan recovery - less amount editing allowed.
  • Software update 28/09/2016
  • Following changes

    1. The changes w.r.t 7 CPC in AG slip web service and in SPARK software

    The following issues resolved

    1. Upload deduction -> More than one co-operative recovery of an employee - only the last entry is inserted.
    2. On relieving an employee, the destination office is not showing up.
    3. DA arrear processing -> listing of old da orders (from 2010)
    4. Employee not listing in Increment sanction (time out error)
  • Software update 27/09/2016
  • The following issues resolved

    1. E-submission problem reported.
    2. Employee not listing for entering claims when salary department differs.
    3. Co-operative recovery - unable to close.
    4. Asking for AG slip for gazetted employees while entering education allowance sanction order.
    5. Insertion failed - while creating co-operative recovery user.
  • Software update 26/09/2016
  • The following issues resolved

    1. Incorrect DA due amount reported in DA Arrear processing
    2. Temporary employees registration - sub offices not listing in office drop down.
    3. E-submission of IFMA Bill settlement objected from Treasury - in case of claims with advance already taken.
    4. Report generation failed in outer bill of salary arrear (taken from 2007)
    5. HRA not coming in salary refund.
    6. Online leave application - approving authority is not listing
    7. An employee returned from deputation and relieved on transfer in the same month - While processing salary, incorrect amount.
    8. Sparkcode not printed in outer bill of bonus.
  • Software update 23/09/2016
  • The following allowances may also be processed in SPARK

    1. Post mortem allowance.
    2. Mobile allowance.
    3. Rent recovery.
    4. Daily allowance.
    5. Education allowance

    The following issues resolved.

    1. Incorrect ten digit DDO code (mistake in dept code) printed in the claim bill for PAT in case of different salary departmen.
    2. Message from treasury - wrong head of account while updating a claim entry.
    3. View print bill claim - less advance amount not coming.
    4. SDO code not listing for e-submission - for 'S' privileged users.
    5. Relieved employees - salary arrear - 'no employee found message' while opening bank statement.
    6. Employee not listing for generating transfer order (in case of Transfer from Office A to Office B, Office B to Office A then again from office A to office C)
    7. Aided school relieving - error message reported.
    8. HRA,CCA coming full in due part while processing salary arrear
    9. DA coming full during LWA month while processing salary arrear.
  • Software update 22/09/2016
  • Following changes

    1. AG Slip service for slip containing more than one entry for the same allowance.
  • Software update 19/09/2016
  • The following issues resolved

    1. An issue reported that the user is unable to view the entered claims.
    2. GIS account number validation withdrawn.
  • Software update 09/09/2016
  • New module

    1. Notice pay processing under other allowances

    The following issues resolved

    1. Salary processing.
    2. Claim entry /Make bill from claim/ Cancel make bill.
  • Software update 08/09/2016
  • New modules

    1. Chalan generation in refund cases after taking advance - MR Final settlement.
    2. A DDO who is in charge of office of another department can process claims of that office.
    3. A new column salary department introduced in offices table.

    The following issues resolved.

    1. Employee not listing for bonus.
  • Software update 07/09/2016
  • The following issues resolved

    1. An employee having ddo charge in the offices of  two departments.
    2. ddo tsb account no to be edited by him for both the offices.
    3. e-submission of Festival allowance bills of temporary employees.
    4. Employee not listed for joining on promotion with transfer
  • Software update 06/09/2016
  • The following issues resolved

    1. Error reported in bonus processing.
    2. Incorrect ddo name printed in salary outer bill.
    3. Unable to enter claim the claim - Festival allowance for temporary employees
  • Software update 05/09/2016
  • The following issues resolved

    1. Error reported in bonus processing.
    2. Incorrect ddo name printed in salary outer bill.
    3. Unable to enter claim the claim - Festival allowance for temporary employees
  • Software update 05/09/2016
  • New modules

    1. Festival allowances for Temporary Employees added as a new claim.
    2. Claim Approval/Make Bill/E-submission of Festival allowance (Temporary employees).

    The following issues resolved.

    1. '.' character not allowed in name - temporary employees registration.
    2. Various issues reported in Bonus/Festival Allowance/Onam Advance processing.
    3. E-submission of Onam advance bill.
+ August 2016 - August 2016
  • Software update 29/08/2016
  • New modules

    1. Revert relieving - deputation.
    2. Revert relieving - appointment to higher posts.

    Following changes

    1. DDO tsb account no. to be edited by ddo only (as suggested).
    2. In Leave account details, updated by (AG or user) and updated on (date) also shown.

    The following issues Resolved.

    1. Salary outer bill period mistake.
    2. State to Judiciary category change, while drawing Salary arrear during the judiciary period, allowance not taken in due as well as drawn part in the beginning month.
    3. Inner bill of excess pay bill not generating
    4. In recovery of excess pay, leave surrender amount, if any, not considered.
    5. While viewing leave account details by MTs, updatedby (AG or user) updatedon (date) also shown.
    6. In claim entry for Pay and Allowances of Temporary employees sub-offices also listed.
    7. Error reported in User administration.
  • Software update 27/08/2016
  • Following changes

    1. Online encashment of pay and allowances/MR/TA w.r.t temporary employees.
  • Software update 26/08/2016
  • Following changes

    1. User Creation - Setting 'S' privilege allowed for Controlling user alone.
    2. In Manual Leave surrender sanction order  - financial year checking

    The following issues resolved

    1. In Salary arrear bill of relieved employees - where DA arrear taken in new department, DA arrear amount not shown in drawn part of salary arrear.
    2. Payee type --Bank--- not coming for offices having multiple DDO for the claim Pay and Allowances for Temporary Employees.
    3. Salary arrear processing of relieved employees - department change from Judicial Service to State - in the first month there was a dpeart change, due drawn mistake
    4. DA due mistake for suspension employees in DA Arrear processing.
    5. In multiple salary bill, treasury code not shown.
    6. Error message 'error occured. Can't Retrieve employee details' while generating Pay Bill Register
    7. While registering a temporary employee in SPARK. Remove space characters in the front and at the end before saving.
    8. Error in temporary employees claim.
    9. Error in editing a temporary employee.
  • Software update 22/08/2016
  • The following issues Resolved.

    1. DA due of leave surrender (percentage mistake) in salary arrear processing.
    2. Da arrear bill for retired employees (report generation failed).
    3. Temporary employees same bank account number can be entered for multiple employees.
    4. Pay bill Register - loan amount mistake in case of part salary month.
    5. PAT nature bills not listing for make bill.
    6. Claim bill - name duplication reported. (Mode of payment - bank )
    7. Make bill error in case of multiple salary bill
  • Software update 20/08/2016
  • The following issues Resolved.

    1. Basic due mistake reported in Salary Arrear Processing for re-employed employees having LWA.
  • Software update 19/08/2016
  • New modules in Accounts menu

    1. Registration of temporary employees in SPARK.
    2. Pay and allowances of Temporary employees  in claim entry.
    3. MR and TA final claim of temporary employees in claim entry.

    The following issues Resolved.

    1. Claim entry relieved employees - Medical Re-imbursement 'Data updation failed'.
    2. Service category not changing during join on promotion
    3. Deductions - search not working
    4. Head of account mismatch while make bill - Salary arrear retired employees
    5. Added the contact details of treasuries in home page
  • Software update 17/08/2016
  • The following issues Resolved.

    1. Part salary bills showing mistake in period in outer bill.
    2. Salary arrear -ve basic not going to TRIM on e-submission
    3. Salary arrear bill - error watermark in case of dies non
    4. Edit relieved employees - changed office not reflecting in transfer order
    5. Office not showing in relieve on promotion with transfer
  • Software update 11/08/2016
  • The following issues resolved.

    1. Changes suggested in the User administration interface.
    2. Reference no. of the AG slip to be viewed by Master trainees.
    3. Those employees whose request for processing DA/Salary arrear have already been submitted will not be listed again for processing DA/Salary arrear until the previous request has been processed completely.
    4. In Retired employees interface - PEN wise search added for Master trainers.
    5. Problem reported as 'Data updation failed' while relieving an employee again after revert relieving.
    6. In Retirements interface, sub - offices belonging to other district not listing
    7. Error in make bill for arrear bills of period before 2009
    8. Salary arrear of gazetted employees having more than a slip within a month (HRA/CCA due mistake reported)

  • Software update 09/08/2016
  • New Module
    1. Cancel Promotion order.
  • The following issues resolved.

    1. Salary - problem reported in transit pay  processing (hra&cca).
    2. Salary - problem reported in salary processing half pay slip after a zero slip
    3. Salary arrear retired employees (SDOs) - hra due mistake.
    4. Salary arrear DA due mistake in case of HPL leave (for gztd other than state gaztd)
    5. Leave surrender bill hra due coming as 20 (which is in percent) instead of rate.
    6. Transit employees - removal of duplicates as well indication of part salary entry/ pay till date, if any.
    7. Salary arrear retired employees - bill type incorrect in inner bill
    8. Judiciary category - conveyance allowance slip check avoided.
    9. Search by IFSC Code has been added in viewing bank details in Code Master
    10. In some cases when present salary details are confirmed, a message appears on the screen 'invalid basic pay, pls check designation & pay scale'. This message has to be shown as alert message.
    11. View errors shown on the pay bills/schedules.
    12. issue in processing leave surrender for retired employee(da mistake)
    13. Lpc entry(issue while deleting allowances from listing grid
  • Software update 04/08/2016

  • The following issues resolved.
    1. Change approving authority, on selecting an order no. employees not listing correctly.
    2. Cannot generate approved increment order.
    3. PF is deducted while taking salary arrear for retired employees.
    4. Mistake in HRA ,CCA  due while processing salary arrear.
    5. Slabs and rates -> Professional tax - pagination problem
    6. Unable to modify the presentsalarydetails for Gazetted employees having DDO access.
    7. Facility to enter zero bill for medical reimbursment/medical advance settlement bill.
    8. Facility to display payscale in Present service Details of ddo user.
    9. Claim approval by DDO -> not to allow higher amount.
+ July 2016 - July 2016

    Software update 27/07/2016

    1. Present Salary - if an employee is gazetted then he can be asssigned a gazetted bill type only.

    2. An employee's service category cannot be changed from Gazetted to Non-Gazetted

    3. Form 24 Q modified

    Software update 27/07/2016

    1. While processing salary arrear for the locking periods (Pay Revision Periods) HRA CCA drawn figures coming incorrectly due side in some cases other than  joining month values coming incorrectly.

    2. Co-operative recovery - unable to close recovery details

    3. error message while trying to open the outer of salary arrear bill (retired employee)

    4. claim entry (relieved employees) - while selecting the entered claims, details not showing up.

    5. DA due mistake during DA overlapping period for employees (state subordinate to ugc category change) while processing salary arrrear

    6. Unable to generate bank statement for FBS claim

    7. Form 16 incorrect tax payable amount

    8. Promotion and transfer during the same month. LPC generation - old basic was coming

    9. Terminal surrender arrear - HRA and CCA for Gazetted employees to be taken from the slip

    10. Slip check for Terminal surrender arrear

    11. Gazetted employees not to be listed for increment sanctioning

    12. Increment amount is shown incorrect while approving increment of aided school employees by AEO

    13. Request no. not generating while processing salary of aided employees

    14. DA arrear - retired employees - DA order to be shown from DA-retire - handled in processing also.

    15. Web service for VISWAS-SPARK integration

    Software update 24/07/2016

    1. Request of employees belonging to sub offices not listing for approval by DDO

    2. Salary arrear cancellation failed (before 2011)

    3. In PBR arrear entries not coming

    4. Not able to cancel merged DA arrear

    5. Salary processing - ag slip not not found message for suspension period

    6. MR claim - refund details

    7. salary arrear after fixation in case of employees who had personal pay / stagnation increment previously   - water mark error

    8. Salary arrear - amount going to PF in case of leave surrender entry alone

    9. Order not listing for processing DA arrear - relieved employees   

    Software update 21/07/2016

    1. AG slip for the retired employees can now be viewed for the MTS.

    2. A confirmation message added while changing DDO.

    3. Bank statement in case of salary arrear -> menu coming twice, removed a menu

    4. Leave surrender details not coming in drawn salary details (both for MTs and DDO login) - resolved

    5. Claim entry - Relieved employees - unexpected event occured while making a bill (resolved)

    6. Claim entry - Relieved employee - not listing

    7. Surrender allowance not seen in ag slip

    8.  DA arrear relieved employee option - in case of Re-employed employee da due is incorrect due during the relieved month. 

    Software update 20/07/2016

    1. Unable to open outer bill of salary arrear - retired employee

    2. claim approval -relieved employees unexpected event occurred

    3. Asking for encashment of a bill while fixing pay of gazetted officer

    4. Error water mark in salary bill

    5. While processing salary, AG Slip and allowance mismatch

    6. Terminal surrender arrear bills not listing for e-submission

    7. Error while processing excess pay

    Software update 18/07/2016

    1. Error reported in LPC generation

    2. Salary arrear processing - a portion of the arrear is going to PF, which is not needed

    3. Leave surrender due DA mistake while processing DA arrear

    4. Salary arrear - retired employees - error while sending a request for those whose retirement marked in between a month.

    Software update 16/07/2016

    1. Claims not listing for approval

    2. Name, designation etc., not printed on the LPC generated for promoted employees.

    Software update 15/07/2016

    1. Training user of IMG - unable to enter training details of employees who had attended a training

    2. Salary arrear processing - da due mistake

    3. Error in LPC generation.

    Software update 13/07/2016
    1. Terminal surrender arrear processing

    2. 'DEPQ' privileged user promoted to same office losing their DEPQ privilege has been corrected

    3. Changes in the month -> deductions -> edit deductions (This menu has been removed as per request)

    4. DA Arrear for Retired NGO  Employees page heading changed as DA Arrear for Retired Employees

    5. incometax calculation -> all employees (NGO) menu  changed as  -> all employees

    6. incometax calculation -> individual (NGO) menu  changed as  -> individual

    7. In the interface for marking retirement, a message given, like 'salary cannot be processed if retirement is marked'. district search option has been removed.

    Software update 01/07/2016

    1. No valid basic - while processing terminal surrender

    2. Allowance amount (taken as arrear) not coming in salary certificate

    3. PF claim bill - expenditure till date is showing

    4. Claims are listing for all ddo's for approval when an office has more then one ddo eg GAD

    5. one rupee variation in da due while taking salary arrear

    6. issue in DA arrear (shows hra amount also in diesnon due for an employee who availed quarters )

    7. Leave surrender processed with errors for those categories not elgible for DA
+ June 2016 - June 2016
     Software update 29/06/2016

    1. Wrong due Da percentage reported in Salary arrear processing.

    2. showing wrong amount in co-op recovery

    Software update 27/06/2016

    1. Issues w.r.t transfer, releiving, joining, edit releived employee, promotion order etc.,

    2. While relieving an employee using appointment to higher post, basic pay and next increment date is changed before joining.

    Software update 25/06/2016

    Resolved the below issue reported in DA arrear processing

    1. Negative DA arrear for revised employees in the revised period.

    2. DA due mistake while processing Salary arrear.

    3. Error while e submitting other allowances

    4. zero slip for a day and regular slip from the next day, while processing salary - full salary is coming handled this in salary processing.

    5. e-submission of other allowance

    6. Subsistance Allowance slip checking  done in  Subsistance Allowance salaryprocessing

    Software update 23/06/2016

    Following issues resolved.

    1. Error in computation of Terminal Surrender amount.

    2. Incorrect DDO code in the chalan generated while refunding salary.

    3. Mistake in total expenditure amount in non-salary bills.

    4. While processing DA arrear, error bill is generated for NGO to SDO employees.

    5. Error bill while processing DA arrear for taking surrender arrear only.

    Software update  22/06/2016

    1. Conveyance allowance processing enabled.

    2. Provision to enter the no. of days while adding a manual surrender slip by MTs

    Also the following issues reported have been resolved.

    1. Agallowance mismatch error reported while processing salary.

    2. Pay fixation problem reported for expired cases

    3. Report Generation Failed while generating LPC

    5. Unexpected error occurred in claim approval page for TA Tour bill

    6. Rejected bills were listed for make bill in claim

    7. Provision to enter the no. of days while adding a manual surrender slip by MTs

    Software update  18/06/2016

    1. DA due percentage is wrong in salary arrear for overlapping period when only one da aarrear was taken

    2. Arrear to pf amount is incorrect in surrender arrear of salary arrear

    Software update 16/6/2016

    1. Salary arrear processing before 2/2011 enabled.

    2. While processing salary arrear, if an error occurs for an employee he will exempted from processing and arrear for the rest of the employees will be processed.

    Also, the following issues have been resolved.

    1.  DA due wrong in surrender arrear for Re-employed employees.

    2.  Rounding issue in arrear to pf in Salary  arrear.

    3.  Salary arrear drawn amount mistake while processing salary arrear through relieved employee option

    4.  Amount mistake while processing terminal Surrender (retired before 01/07/2014)

    5.  Error in salary refund

    6.  Balance available in head of account not changing in bills (other than salary/arrear) like MR etc.,

    7.  Error report watermark in Outer bill of salary arrear relieved employees

    8. While processing DA arrear , mistake in DA due for the employees having HPL .

    9.  Unable to save employee details using Pay revision editing.

    10. Allowances not shown properly while selecting a manual slip.

    11. Multiple month entry in TA tour (Final) claim

    Software update 16/06/2016

    1. Updation of bank details - retired employees

        Menu is Salary arrear -> salary arrear (retired employees)->edit present salary

    2. Unable to open bank statement

    Software update 14/06/2016

    The following issues have been resolved in the SPARK

    1. Gazetted employees not listed for generating form 16.

    2. Invalid basic reported in Terminal Surrender processing

    3. Salary arrear -> retired employees -> enabled the blocking period 01/07/2014 to 31/01/2016

    4. exception reported in process increment

    5. relieving and joining in AN to be restricted (join on transfer as well as promotion)

    6. In DA arrear processing, drawn allowance in leave surrender not taken for DA due calculation.

    Software update 10/06/2016

    1. Issues reported to Terminal surrender processing

    2. Unable to save LPC entry.

    3. leave surrender slip not visible in agslip view page of Gazatted officers and DDO

    4. Incorrect HRA due in Salary arrear of leave surrender.

    5. In payfixation on promotion, instead of lastchangedate    date of promotion is shown

    6. Negative DA arrear for employees with servicecategory 'O'(OnConsolidatedPay DA)

    7. In DA arrear outer bill, dies non amount is not coming.

    8. In Salary Outer bill, in the payable amount shown in words, merged DA arrear amount is not adding up

    9. When a new slip comes after a zero slip during a month, and salary for the whole month is processed,salary upto the previous day of the zero slip is calculated in SPARK.

    10. E-submission of bills prepared before 12/2015 is not allowing.

    Software update 08/06/2016

    1. Invalid AG slip while processing salary

    2. C-operative recovery recovering only in the first month only while processing salary as multiple month

    3. Report Generation Failed while opening DA Arrear outer bill of retried employees

    4. Mistake in basicpay while taking LPC for promoted employees (same office)

    Software update 07/06/2016

    1. Report Generation Failed while opening salary Arrear inner bill of  employees who take arrear for more than one year as a single bill.

    2. Issue reported in salary bill - a designation repeating in every page

    3. Salary processing of transferred employees showing errors

    Software update 06/06/2016

    1. Terminal Surrender  (In case of employees under All India Service, if the EL balance is less than 300 days,    for the rest of the days HPL also can be surrendered.)


    2. Deduction to PF showing '0' in salary arrear bill after 7/2014


    3. Special pay amount  not coming in the drawn part of surrender in salary arrear


    4. Incorrect increment Amount while Processing increment Process for Revised Employee (Aided school)


    5. In case of increment and hpl during the same period, incremented basic is not coming while processing salary


    6. Report Generation Failed while opening DA Arrier outer bill of retried employees

    Software update 04/06/2016

    1. LPC entry .

    2. Stagnation increment amount wrong while processing increment sanction.

    3. Correction in LTC processing of gazetted employees.

    Software update 03/06/2016

    1. Employee not listing in LPC entry .

    2. Employee not listing in remove allowance from all .

    3. Message shown while salary processing  'AG slip is invalid for the employee for the current Office/Designation/Pay'

    4. Cannot esubmit EAP bill.

    5. DA due amount in surrender incorrect while processing DA arrear.

    6. In Salary arrear, due HRA amount incorrect incase of employee in working arrangement.


    Software update 15/01/2016


  1.  Provision for entering Leave surrender sanction details in the manually drawn interface has been removed.
  2.  Sanction details need to be entered through the option available in the leave surrender menu.
  3.  After entering the sanction details, surrender may be processed through  SPARK or entered manually through the manually drawn option.
  4.  Enabled the facility to enter Recruitment details, Probation details and Regularization details for SDOs
  5.  Under the menu : Salary Matters---> Profile for 'DES' privileged SDOs.  Profile/Admin for only 'S' privileged SDOs.
+ 2015 - 2015

    Software update 15/03/2015

  1.  Provision for entering Leave surrender sanction details in the manually drawn interface has been removed. 
  2. Sanction details need to be entered through the option available in the leave surrender menu. 
  3. After entering the sanction details, surrender may be processed thru SPARK or entered manually through the manually drawn option.
  4. Enabled the facility to enter Recruitment details, Probation details and Regularization details for SDOs under the menu :  
  5. Salary Matters---> Profile for 'DES' privileged SDOs. and  Profile/Admin for only 'S' privileged SDOs.

    Software update 27/02/2015


  1. NPS arrear Chalan Generation (for NPS  Arrear Backlog - one time payment)Service Matters -> New Pension Scheme -> Generate Chalan for NPS Arrear
  2. Service Matters -> New Pension Scheme -> Update Remittence details (for Master Trainers  to update the payment details in SPARK ) 
  3. Master Trainers are requested to update the details only after receiving the scanned copy of the chalan remitted at Treasury.
  4. NPS Arrear repayment as EMI (amount has to be entered first to recover as EMI from salary similar to loan entry) For this, loancodes 388 and 392 need to be added first.
  5. menu for SDOs    :         Salary matters-> SDO Salary-> NPS Arrear Recovery
  6. menu for NGOs    :        Salary matters-> Changes in the month-> NPS Arrear Recovery
  7. Once the NPS arrear backlog amount starts recovering from the salary, NPS arrear schedule can be generated from spark for both NGO as well as SDO.

    8. Dies non entry for SDOs Salary matters-> SDO Salary -> Dies Non.

    Software update 27/02/2015  

  1. Office name change, it has to be made through the menu Administration -> Office Name change.
  2. A history of office name changes will be maintained if done so. And through the code master menu, office name cannot be changed now.
+ 2014 - 2014

    Software Updates on 19/12/2014

    Under Administration menu two new options are provided. 

  1. HRA Class changes Whenever the hra/cca class of an office is changed, the new effective date has to be entered through this option.
  2.  This option is now given for 'U' or 'C' privileged users.
  3.  CCA class changes. 
  4. HRA computation based on this is handled in NGO Salary processing also now.

    Software Updates on 08/12/2014

  1. Multiple month salary processing is enabled in SPARK.

    Software Updates on 04/12/2014

  1. In the case of aided schools, Revert relieving option is now available only for the AEO.

    Software Updates on 05/12/2014

  1. The following changes have been made in SPARK.
  2. When an employee is transferred, there are lot of cases (mostly in aided schools) wherein the 'transfer to' department/office is chosen wrongly.
  3. The AEO also approves the same without noticing the mistake. In such cases, an option is provided under the menu.
  4. Service matters -> Transfer -> Edit relieving details to change the destination department/office of an employee in TRANSIT.
  5. The option is given to the 'E' user as well as for AEO in case of aided schools.
+ 2013 - 2013
    1. Software Updates on 25/12/2013

      1. Rectified the problem in leave Surrender processing for re-employed employee.

      2. Rectified the problem of Co-operative Recovery in Salary Processing

      3. Rectified the problem in personal details for UGC (Aided College)

      4.Rectified the problem in view status for e-submitted bills.

      5.Rectified the problem in Encashment updation ( for bill passed from treasury)

      Software Updates On 17/12/2013

      1.Rectified the problem related with HPL of SDO with the Basic 18740.

      2. Checking of encashment details in  Salary Processing is modified.

      3.Rectified the problem in displaying number of days in Leave Application for NGO

      Software Updates On  13/12/2013 

      1. Provision to Take Salary in Advance for the month of December

       2.Provision to Cancel  Forwarded Details

               (i) This option is for Cancelling the forwarded details of aided schools (in Increment sanction,Promotion and Transfer) which are not approved by AEO/DEO                , if needed.

      3. Provision to Reject Forwarded Details 

              (i) This option is for rejecting  the forwarded details of aided schools(in Increment sanction,Promotion and Transfer)   by AEO/DEO, if needed.

      4. Place and Date is added in both SDO and NGO all schedules and bills.

      5. Provision to Search Office in transfer of  SDO is added.

      6. Search Button is added  while selecting the office in the Transfer Order.

      7. The Authentication is done in outer bill of Part time employees .

      8. The period in outer bill of Part Salary is modified in case of Single Employee. 

       Software Updates On 06/12/2013 

      1.Rounding of DA calculation is made while Salary Processing

      2.Cancelled bills are avoided from E-submission and resubmit of bills in Accounts module

      Software Updates On 04/12/2013 

      1. Provision is added to check whether the employee is authenticated or not while Salary processing(aided schools)

      2. Provision is added to authenticate digitally at the time of editing basic through Pay Revision

      Software Updates on 17/10/2013 

      1. Provision to view property filed details for the year before 2011.

      2. Checking Service history records for past month salary processing has been corrected.

      3. E-submission module has been fine tuned.

      Software Updates on  04/10/2013 

      1.  Part salary  entry Privilege for Master Trainers

      2.  LPC paid upto  date issue has been cleared.

      3.  In Join on Transfer employees relieved to Sub office also listed for controling office

      4.  Part salary updation issue during Promotion has been cleared.

      5.  Blocking the relieving on transfer for employees whose salary has been processed using LWA

      6.  Farm laber outer bill generation in contigent bill format.

      7.  PAN checking while salary ptocessing for SDO's.

      8.  Blocked processed leave details updation/deletion.

      Software Updates On 25/09/2013 

      1. SDO encashment details updation issues cleared

      2. cancel encashment has been enabled for all bills for MT

      3. loading pfaccno while updation PF loan

      4. provision to show Basic less Salary Advance in bills

      5. provision to cancel Objected bill has been added.

      6. bills modified by deducting salary advance from basic


      Software Updates On 06/09/2013

      Advance Salary Processing

      Government have enhanced the limit of advance of pay and allowances that can be drawn in the context of ONAM festival to 50%. 

      Menu for NGO: Salary Matters--> Processing-->Advance Salary-->Advance Salary Processing

      Menu for SDO: Salary --> Advance Salary Processing-->Advance Salary Processing

      2. Cancel Advance Salary processing

      Menu  for NGO: Salary Matters-->Processing-->Advance Salary-->Cancel Advance Salary Processing

      Menu for SDO: Salary --> Advance Salary Processing-->Cansel Advance Salary Processing

      3.Advance Salary Biils

      Menu for NGO-->Salary Matters-->Bills and Schedules-->Advance Salary-->Advance Salary Bill

      Menu for SDO: Salary --> Bills and Schedules-->Advance Salary Bill   Inner-outer- Bank Statement Shows there

      4.Advance Salary Aquitance

      Menu for NGO-->Salary Matters-->Bills and Schedules-->Advance Salary-->Advance Salary Acquitance

      5. Bonus bank Statement- Festival Allowance Bank Statement- Festival Advance Bank Statement

      These bank statements included with the bills

      Software Updates On 20/08/2013

      1. Modules related to Treasury-SPARK integration has been added.

         Accounts -> initialisation ->  bill class ->  bill type ->  Head code

         Accounts -> Bills ->  Make bill from payroll ->  E-submit bills ->  View Submitted Bills

      *Note: This is only for DDO's whose treassury has been enabled for Treasury-SPARK integration.

      2. Modules related to Aided school/AEO-DEO salary processing.

         For Aided Schools :

         Administration     -> New Employee

         Service Matters   -> Increment Sanction 

                                     -> Promotion

                                    -> Transfer -> Relieving on Transfer

                                    -> Transfer -> Join on Transfer

                                    -> Leave -> Leave application

      *Note: This is only for Aided Schools. Pen creation, Increment sanction, Transfer, Leave  are Authenticated to AEO/DEO offices. All changes will effect only after the Authentication of AEO/DEO office.

         Salary matters         -> Monthly salary

         For AEO/DEO  :

         Service matters        -> Authentication -> Employee Enrolment

                                                  -> Entitlement Authentication

                                                  -> Increment Sanction

                                                  -> Promotion

                                                  -> Relieve on Transfer

                                                  -> Join on Transfer

                                                  -> Leave

                                                  -> Santioned Post

      *Note: This is only for AEO/DEO Offices. it is enabled/working through with DSC tocken. AEO/DEO can authenticate Pen creation,Increment sanction,Transfer,Leave etc. through this menu

      3. New form 'Revert Relieving on transfer' has been added

         Service Matters   -> Transfer -> Revert Relieving on Transfer

      Note : we can revert back the wrongly transfered employee to parent office

      4. Leave availed form has been changed as Leave applcation and leave History

      5. Conditional Menu has been introduced based on the authorisation of the login.

      6. Bank Statement for Arrear and Leave Surrender

      Software Updates On 27/07/2013

    1. While doing relieve on Transfer, the employees service history, present salary details and present service details are set to unlock.
    2. Increment sanctioning modified as designation wise and bill wise for controlling office and salary office to do increment sanction.
    3. While changing name in employees personneldetails, the same gets updated in userlist also. This  required for rectifying name mismatch with DSC.
    4. The allowances 4a, 4b from allowance list and onam advance from loanmaster are disabled since these code are not live.
    5. Problem with leave surrender bill on contigent format has been cleared.
    6. Employees whose salary credited to bank has been removed from aquittance

    • Software Updates On 12th July 2013 05:00PM
    1. Hill Tract Allowance during Suspension is rectified
    2. While calculating DA on HPL, AGP, GP, DP also considering for checking the condition 18740 in salary/DA arrear processing.
    3. Editing the SDO details from ddo menu has been blocked in the following forms
    •     Dies non

    •     Edit employee details

    •     Leavesurrender sanction

    •     Loan

    •     Promotion

    •     Suppress loans

    •     Transfer

    •     Income tax

    •     Present salary details

            4.  Issue reported on arrear provident fundcontribution is truncating the decimal part has been rectified.  
            5.  issue reported like locked loans cannot closed has been cleared.
      Software Updates on 15/06/2013
      1. Provision to identify whether the data is locked or not by placing locked/unlocked image at the top   of the corresponding pages.
      2. Provision to enable delete/modify those AG slip which are not used for salary     processing/Arrear processing.
      3. Provision to View the following pages to Master Trainers. Office name search fecility also added.          A. Allowance Changes B. Part Salary Status C. Leave Account
      4. New user creation limited to 'S' and 'I' for DMUs.
      5. Provision to take LPC multiple times. PEN number also added in the LPC.
      6. Provision to check the correctness of the bill submitted to treasury by the treasury officals     by inputting the SPARK code. Provision for generating corresponding bills also added.
      7. Digital Signature Enabled login has been enabled for those having DSC. Provision for digitally     authenticating the enttitlement details of aided schools employees by respective AEO/DEO has      been added  
      Software Update 06th June 2013 12:00PM  
      1. As per the direction given in Govt Circular No.66-2012-Fin dated 15-11-2012,the preset privilages given to Accounts and Establishment clerks or such support staff as establishment
      2.A New Service category "Farm labourer" is added in SPARK  
      Software Update 27th May 2013 5:00PM
      1. Option for Setting Controlling officers Menu has been removed,now the controlling officers  set by SPARK Help Desk
      2. Provision to View Part Salary details for Master  Trainers Through Service matters-->Part Salary Status
      3. Provision to View Allowance changes for Master Trainers through Salary Matters-->Changes in the month-->Allowance History
    + 2012 - 2012
      Software Update 10th  February 2012 5:00PM
      Online Transfer request for doctors under DME/DHS has been added in employee interface of SPARK under the following menu. Profile->Employee Transfer (Health).

    + 2011 - 2011
      • HRA CCA slabs based on Pay Revision 2009 has been updated for the service Category UGC Pre revised, UGC AICTE Meducal Education and Judicial Services
      • Leave Entry Correction for NGO and SDO has been done
      • Professional Tax moules has been fine tuned
      • New form for viewing DMU details has been added Queries ---> SPARK DMU Details
      • Designations form has  been modified with the provision to view/modify the corresponding
        old pay scale for that designation before pay revision.
      • New provision to download bigger bills of POLICE DEPARTMENT, which takes more time to
        download or getting timed out before completion, using a link in 'bills and schedule' page 
        so that the generated inner bills can be downloaded any time later.
      • In Pay Revision Arrear Processing of SDO, fromdate editing has been enabled with
        validation for pay revision effective date.
      • In employee interface, provision for SDOS' to edit their personal details has been enabled.
      • In queries, access permission has been given for Establishment(E) for Employee Search
      • Provision to view Drawn Salary details has been added for SDOS'
      • Correction in Promotion and Transfer module for those employees who has been promoted from Non Gazetted officers to Gazetted Officers so that the Self Drawing employees could process their salary separately
      • Self Drawing Officers Part Salary enabled in Present Salary Details by which SDOs could process Part salary from Both the offices
      • Manually Drawn ---> Leave Surrender Arrear Entry enabled
      • PF Query----> Included DA Arrear transferred to PF and Pay revision Arrear transferred to PF
      • Self Drawing Officers module for Pay revision Editing has been added
      • Employees in Working Arrangement for Self Drawing officers[SDO] has been incorporated
      • Pay revision Arrrear Statement for NGOs has been corrected
      • Option for changing the employees from  Revised to Pre Revised in Salary Matters--> Pay Revision --> Pay revision Editing
      • Salary processing for High Court employees whose pay is not revised
      • Pay revision Arrear DA rate correction
      • Pay revision Arrear Surrender Correction
      • Fine Tuning of SDO Salary--> Present salary details
      • Employees in Working Arrangement has been corrected by Disabling CCA
        Software Update 19th May 2011
      • Pay Revision Arrear processing, Arrear bill, PF schedules are added.

      • Modifications reported in the payfixation module in  increament date, completed years has been corrected.

      • HRA & CCA of SDO in pre-revised scale issue has been modified

      • Arrear processing has been modified with history tables splitting.

      • Removed transfer modules and increment sanction module for SDOs and these changes are updated through Service history editing.

      • New form for employees in working arrangement has added.

      • The necessory modifications done in Salary processing, Arrear processing, Leave surrender processing modules.

      • Modifcation for the incoporporation of the HRA city class change in salary processing, arrear processing modules.

      • State emblem has been removed conditionally.
      • Bonus and festival advance processing in WIndows service.
      • Provision for editing SDO details in the presentsalarydetails of SDO
      • In the case of new data entry, provision to select the scale type(revised/pre-revised) in present salary details page.This Option is only for employees who have not processed salary using SPARK or Processing Salary for the first time
      • Problem reported in calculation of HRA/CCA in the part salary case has been solved 
      • Join on Transfer error corrected
      • Increment date Correction In Pay revision Module
      • The Increment, Transfer , Promotion has been corrected with the option to accept both Pre Revised and Basic Pay and Designation
      • The Present  Salary NGO and SDO has been corrected
      • In the Case of SDO the Increment, Transfer Promotion etc has been removed
      • The option of Service History edition has been provided for Self Drawing officers
      • In future all the Increment, Promotion, Transfer etc could be done using the service history edition.
      • The Surrender for NGO and SDO has been corrected
      • The Pay Revision Edition access has been provided to Establishment seat(E Access),  and Drawing and Disbursing Officers (D Access) Employees.
      • In the case of SDOs the HRA and CCA in prerevised rates will be provided to them. The same will be availble till AG Slip is receveid and when updated in SPARK using the Module SDO Salary--> Pay revision Editing for SDO.
      • The list consists of Designation, Revised and Pre-revised Scales, Name of the employee, PEN, Dept General No,etc.

      • Establishment seat(E Access), Department Management User(DMU) (M Access) and Drawing and Disbursing Officers (D Access) can view this.

      • Please check and verify whether the designation shown is in the correct Scale of Pay(Revised and Pre-revised).

      • If any discrepancy is noticed in the details shown, kindly report this to the concerned DMU for rectification before proceeding further. Please mail the details to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it also under the subject "PR 2009".

      • The fixation details will be computed by the system and then Pay Fixation Statement can be generated by clicking on the button “Pay Fixation Statement”. 

      • If the Pay fixation Statement is found correct then Update the details into SPARK database by clicking on the “Update” button 

      • If any discrepancy is found please do not update it to SPARK database and inform to SPARK PMU by email to   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it under the subject "PR 2009". 

      • If any corrections are required after pay fixation, the same can be edited using the “Pay Fixation editing” module. 

      • Those employees whose pay is not fixed in the Revised scale, their Salary will be processed based on Revised HRA and CCA (Vide para 31(page 9) of Pay Revision Order) 

      • Please verify and ensure that the service history, allowances history, present salary details etc are updated correctly using the “Pay Revision editing” Menu. 

      • Please Update all regular promotions, grade promotions, transfers, annual increments etc ordered till date in the Service History Menu 

      • In order to process Pay Revision Arrears , Salary processing from 07/2009 onwards should be done without fail 

      • Automated calculation has been added in SPARK by w
      • hich Gross and Net salary can be seen without processing the salary bill.
      • Future Salary processng is Blocked.
      • Salary processing can be done only after encashment details are updated for the previous month.
      • Arrear proceesing could be done only after updating the encahsment details of the concerned months.
      • In Encashment details menu, provision for noting  "Bill No" is added for future refernce.
      • HRA,CCA,DA,Accadamic Grade Pay(AGP),GradePay(GP), Transport Allwonace, Dearness pay will be displayed automatically.
      • The allowance amount of NPA with DA and Patient Care Allowance will be added automaticlly on selection of Allowances in the present slalry module  for NGOs and SDOs.
      • Implementation Status Report to DMUs.
      • Employee Search Menu is activated in all Departments.
      • Cooperative Recovery Bill details report corrected.
      • TAN Number added.Can forward the TAN number of office for correction if needed.
      • Treasury Savings Bank (TSB) A/C.No: adding for SDOs. This could be updated using the present salary module in the SDO Menu.
      • Present salary editing has been disabled from Edit Employee record and also by DMUs.
      • Present salary details could be editted using Establishment Access  for NGOs from the Menu- Salary matters --> Changes in the month --> Present salary.
      • In the case of SDOs the present salary could be updated using Present salary option in the SDO Menu.
      • In Drawn Salary details, "Processed by" and "Processed on" added
    • Software Update 18th November 2011 10.30AM

      The enhanced DA @ 7% sanctioned in GO(P) No.535/2011/Fin Dtd:-14-11-2011 to Non Gazetted Employees, Gazetted Employees and those coming under UGC, AICTE and Medical Education has been updated in SPARK.

      Software Update 15th November 2011 05.30PM

      Provision for Kerala Panchayat EPF subscription, Loan and generation of EPF Chellan has been added in SPARK


      Software Update 2nd November 2011 11:30AM

      A new module  based on Accountant General's Pay Slip has been uploaded in the SPARK software. Kindly offer your comments/suggestions through e- mail.


      Software Update 10th October 2011 11:15AM

      Provision for DDO to assign HRA/CCA for employees in working arrangement.

      In case of HRA, there are two options. Either HRA from office in working arrangement or from parent office.

      In case of CCA, DDO can assign CCA from office in working arrangement, from parent office or no CCA at all.


      Software Update 22nd September 2011 17.00 PM

      In Salary Matters---> Changes in the month---->Deduction--->Edit Deductions Scale of Pay and Basic pay has been added to assist users on editing the Group Insurance Subscription of Individual Employees


      Software Update 22nd September 2011

      New form for editing the Group Insurance Subscription details is given under the Menu  Salary Matters---> Changes in the month---->Deduction--->Edit Deductions

      Use the above option is SPARK for enhancing the Group Insurance Subscription of Employees as ordered in GO(P)No.381/2011/ Fin  Dated 06/09/2011.

      Note: 20th September 2011

      It is seen that some of the SPARK users are using 

      Salary Matters---> Changes in the month---->Deduction---> Del Deduction from all

      option for removing and then Add Deduction to all for adding the enhanced Group Insurance Subscription(GIS) as per GO(P)No.381/2011/ Fin  Dated 06/09/2011.

      Warning: If the above option is used to Remove a Deduction the account number will also be removed which could not be retrieved.

      Users are requested to Edit each employees, Group Insurance Subscription individually


      Software update 20th September 2011

      A new Service category "On Consolidated Pay DA". The above service category has been added for the use of designation like Yoga Instructor, Tissue Culture Tech, A/C Mech etc where Dearness Allowance is applicable for the employees whonhave Conso;lidated Pay

      In the case of the above mentioned employees the Service Category may be selected as above for getting Dearness Allowance

      Software Update 31st August 2011

      Special Festival Allowance and Bonus calculation has been corrected by including Special Allowances like Police Special Allowance, Prisons Special Allowance, Excise Special Allowance etc

      Bill not seen cases for SDOs Festival Advance has been corrected

      Order number has been inserted in Festival Advance Outer Bill of NGOs and SDOs

      Festival Allowance Acquittnace has been changed so as to take print out in Landscape format

      Software Update 31st August 2011

      The Festival Advance screen has been changed to accomodate denomination of Rs.100. This will help in Part time employees to take Festival Advance using SPARK


      Software Updaate 29th August 2011

      Bonus / Festival Allowance Slab has been updated in SPARK as per GO(P) No. 370 / 2011/Fin Dated 27/08/2011.

      Non Gazetted Employees

      Pre Revised

      Basic Pay as on 31st March 2010

      Emoluments: Basic Pay + DA @ 106 % + Allowances as per the GO 

      6 months continuous Service before 31st March 2011



      Basic Pay as on 31st March 2011

      Emoluments : Basic Pay + DA @ 24 % + Allowances as per the GO

      6 months continuous Service before 31st March 2011

      A record in Service History covering 31st March 2011 is essential as software is not in position to identify whther the employee is in revised scale on 31st March 2011.

      Note: The list of eligible Employees in Bonus and Festival Allowance will only be listed in the Screen

      In the case of Self Drawing Officers the Special Festival Advance and Festival Allowance NO conditions are checked

      Software Update 19th August 2011



      Software Update 10th August 2011

       Software update 15 th July 2011


       Software Update 24th June 2011

      Pay revision Arrear for SDO and its schedules has been updated in SPARK

       Software update 22nd June 2011


      'Capctha' has been incorporated in SPARK software for security purpose

      Software Update 13th June 2011

      In the Manually drawn screen the option to enter the details of Leave surrender is incorporated. This will help to generate the correct DA Arrear and Pay revision Arrear - Due Drawn Statement involving Leave Surrender which are entered using Manually Drawn option for NGO


      Software Update 6th June 2011

       Self Drawing Officers who has been provided with AG Slip with revised rates could add the  revised details in the above screen. 


      Software Update 27th May 2011

      Softare Update on 10th May 2011


      Software Update on 5th May 2011


      Software Update on 30th April 2011

            NB: If the pay revision Editing for SDO is used then the Employee/SDO is considered to be in Revised scale. After that DA, HRA , CCA will be in revised rates

       Software Update on 28th April 2011

       Pay Revision 2009 Modules in SPARK

       In the salary matters menu, a new menu group is added as “Pay Revision 2009” with the following items.

      Pay Revision Fixation

      Pay Revision Editing

      Pay Revision Status

      Pay Revision Arrear Processing

      Pay Revision Arrear Bill

      PR PF Contribution Schedule

      The following procedure may be followed.

      Step I

      Before Fixing Pay in the Revised Scales of Pay Please go to  

      Select Salary Matters--->Pay Revision 2009 -->Pay Revision Status

      Step II

      Select Salary Matters--->Pay Revision 2009 --> Pay Revision Fixation Menu

      and Select the employee.

      Step III

      Check the Designation, Scale of Pay (Revised and Pre-revised). The promotion details displayed may also be verified for employees who have obtained promotion between the Option date and date of Fixation

      Click “Confirm” button if the details are found correct.  

      Step IV

      Click “Compute” button (which will be enabled only after clicking the confirm button) to calculate and display the pay fixation details as shown below.


      -Software Update on Jan 2011

      Please  offer your valuable suggestions and feedback on the modules so that we could update the same in the next version.

    Last Updated (Saturday, 03 December 2016 15:26)

    What is new
    All DDOs are informed that Government has scheduled to implement Digitally signed e submission alone from the salary and other allowances from 1st September 2017 onwards. KELTRON has been assigned the responsibility of giving Digital Signature Certificate(DSC) FREE OF COST. Hence all DDOs are requested to take Digital signature certificates(DSC) from KELTRON and to Contact District wise KELTRON office .DDOs should ensure that the name in Digital Signature is same as that in SPARK. No correction in name will be entertained by SPARK PMU based on Digital Signature Certificate(DSC).
    . Tutorial for Terminal Surrender Arrear based on Pay revision 2014 Download Tutorial
    . Tutorial for Pay Revision 2014 Arrear processing Download Tutorial
    . Tutorial for PF Claims which required Autherisation Approval from AG`s Download Tutorial
    . Integration of SPARK - GPF Authorisation from Accountant General ( AG ) Office - Orders issued

    .Enabled Photo and Signature resizing tool in SPARK

    .The important NOTICE from PFRDA to the NPS subscribers may please be seen. All DDOs are requested to communicate the content of the notice to NPS subscribers (PRAN holders)

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