of Administrative and Financial powers
1 To sanction all kinds of
leave except study leave, special disability leave and Leave
without allowance exceeding 120 days and Leave With out
Allowances under Appendix XII A, XII B and XII C of Part
I K.S. Rs to all Officers under him and to make arrangement
for additional charge and Sanction charge allowance as per
the provisions in K.S.Rs.
2. To purchase all kinds of
Books for the State Central Library selected by the Book
Selection Committee of the State Central Library subject
to Budget Provision and subject to the provisions in the
Stores Purchase Manual up to a maximum amount of Rs. Two
Lakhs at a time.
3. To sanction tour to all
officers working under him for official purpose with in
the State and with in the Country.
4. To sanction purchase of
News Papers Periodicals, journals including foreign Journals
and other reading materials which the State Librarian thinks
it necessary for use in the State Central Library subject
to the Budget provision.
5. To incur non-recurring
contingent expenditure up to Rs.10,000/- in each case subject
to the rules under K.F.C.
6. To sanction local purchase
of stationery (Including Computer Stationery) in urgent
unforeseen cases up to a limit of Rs.2000 at a time waiving
store purchase rules and subject to the annual limit of
7. To sanction refunds of
Deposits against membership in the State Central Library
subject to the Rules and Regulations of the State Central
8. To incur expenditure for
ceremonial functions up to Rs.1500 for each function.
9. To countersign the T.A
bills of all officers working under him.
10. To sanction reimbursement
of medical expenses in respect of the Gazetted Officers
and also to condone the delay in preferring the claim.
11. To recommend to the approved
Banks House Building Advance to all Employees working under
him subject to the rules in force.
12. To sanction purchase of
furniture required with in the standards Prescribed by the
Government subject to the budget provision and Stores Purchase
13. To write of unserviceable
articles including damaged and worn out Articles, Books
and other Library items etc to an annual limit of Rs.50000/-
when the book value does not exceed 10000/- in each Case.
14. To make appointment to
the sanctioned Posts of Librarians (up to Grade II Librarians
as per the Special rules) Clerks Typists Confidential Assistants
Last Grade Servants and Part Time Menials subject to the
Recruitment Rules of the Government.
15. To initiate Disciplinary
Action and to impose minor penalties and major Penalties
on all Non Gazetted Employees working under him as specified
in Rule II of the Kerala Civil Services (C C & A) Rules
16. To sanction temporary
withdrawal from G.P.F in respect of all employees Subject
to G.P.F Rules.
17. To sanction NRA from GPF
to all employees subject to P.F rules.
18. To accord administrative
sanction for works up to 5 Lakhs subject to budget Provision
(vide G.O (P) No: 299/2002/Fin dated 15-5-2002) for execution
by the Public Works Department.
19. To sanction the Sitting
Fee of Rs.200/- per day of sitting to the Members of the
Advisory Committee / Book Selection Committee or any other
Sub Committee constituted by the Chairman of the Advisory
Committee of the State Central Library Thiruvananthapuram.
20. To Conduct the Certificate
Course in Library Information Science annually and to act
as the Director of the Course and Chief Examiner for the
21. To waive overdue charge
or grant remission to the Members of the State Central Library
for convincing reasons and to allow One Time Settlement
and with draw R R Proceedings.
22. To grant category Change
to the Last Grade servants and L D Clerk, LD Accountant
and LD Typist of the State Central Library as per the Special
Administrative Assistant to the State Librarian
To sanction all kinds of leave other than study leave and
special disability leave and leave without allowances exceeding
120 days and Leave with out Allowances under Appendix XII
A, XII B and XII C of Part I K.S.Rs to all Non Gazetted
Officers and Last Grade Servants and Full Time and Part
Time contingent Menials of the State Central Library.
2. To sanction casual leave
to all Non Gazetted Employees and Last Grade Servants of
the State Central Library.
3. To sanction increments
to all Non Gazetted Employees and Last Grade Servants of
the State Central Library
4. To Draw and Disburse Establishment
Pay Bills TA Bills, PF Bills Miscellaneous Bills and Contingent
Bills, Group Insurance Claims, State Life Insurance Claims
and the Leave Encashment Benefits of the retired employees
of the State Central Library Thiruvananthapuram
5. To sanction reimbursement
of Medical expenses to the Non Gazetted Employees and Last
Grade Employees of the State Central Library with out monetary
limit subject to the provisions in the Kerala Government
Servants Medical Attendance Rules.
6. To sanction Temporary Advance
/ Non Refundable Advance from the GPF to the Non Gazetted
employees and Last Grade Employees of the State Central
Library subject to the General Powers delegated by the Government
in Finance Department from time to time.
7. To sanction payment under
Family Benefit Scheme in respect of the Non Gazetted employees
and Last Grade Employees of the Sate Central Library Thiruvananthapuram.
8. To attest the entries in
part 1 and II of Service Book of the Non Gazetted Employees
of the State Central Library Thiruvananthapuram and make
the service verification in time in part II of the Service
Books of the Non Gazetted Employees, Last Grade Servants
and Full Time and Part Time Menials.
9. To correspond with the
higher authorities on routine matters and to sign “For State
Librarian” fair copies of communication approved by the
state Librarian and to approve all communications to the
Public and to the staff of the State Central Library.
10. To Authenticate Date Conversion
Certificates (Conversion of Malayalam Era date in to English
Era and Vice Versa) and to issue attested copies of Official
Notifications, News Papers, Periodicals on requirement by
various Departmental Officers, Courts and Public (Vide GO
(Ms) No.534/62/Edn dated 13-8-1962.
11. To sanction Contingent
Expenses of the State Central Library subject to budget
provision and subject to the provisions in the Kerala Financial
12. To be in charge of the
cash transactions and cash Book in the Office of the State
Librarian and to Organize and Control the functioning of
the Office of the State Librarian
organize various Sections of the State Central Library and
assign duties and responsibilities to the Librarians Grade
I Grade II, Grade III and Grade IV.
2. To Grant Member ship to
the applicants subject to the Rules of the State Central
Library and authenticate the Member’s Identity cards.
3. To be in charge of the
cash collected in the Book Room and for prompt remittance
in the Office of the State Librarian as Deposits against
Memberships, Overdue charges and Revenue receipts.
4. To sanction Casual Leave
to the Librarians up
to Grade I
5. To Organize Extension Activities
in the State Central Library and conduct the Summer school
subject to Budget provision.