Large number of requests are being received in Govt for permission to prefer non SPARK bills at Treasuries due to various reasons. In most of the cases, there is a blind assumption that the arrears bill generation it not possible in spark. Hence the following points are informed to be observed while requests for Non SPARK bills are received.
- If an employee is in Revised scale (PR 2014) and claiming any arrears from 07/2014 to 01/2016 based on pre revised pay no specific sanction from Govt is required.
- It is possible to process arrears from 02/2011 to 06/2014 through SPARK, and manual bill for that period my not be permitted
- In case of any arrears prior to 02/2011, processing in SPARK is normally not possible at present. In that case, Due drawn statement must be produced and All the details such as PEN, Due drawn statement, Salary crediting month etc to SPARK PMU and the PMU will include this arrears to the present salary of the employee.