How to lock/unlock an employee data?

The concerned DDO/Head of the Department/Establishment User can lock the employee details through the option Administration→ Lock employee Record. Employee details should be locked after data verification for ensuring effective processing of employees’ service related procedure through SPARK.

To unlock employee record concerned DDO have to send unlock request through the menu Administration→ Unlock Request,

Select the details to be unlocked and forward for approval to controlling officer.

Unlock approval facility is enabled under controlling officer’s login through the menu Administration→ Unlock Approval option and approve the corresponding employee to unlock.

Points to be noted

  • Once data locked, the employee details can be unlocked by the user provided with controlling officer access in SPARK.
  • Aided school employees should contact their approving authority (AEO/DEO) for unlocking aided school employee’s employee details
  • For individual offices, if their DDO and controlling officer is the same person and the user has been provided only DDO access, then for unlocking employee details , the DDO should forward FORM 5 to SPARK PMU office ( user can download FORMs from and email us to SPARK PMU email id : for setting the DDO as controlling officer.