Dearness Relief to Pensioners with effect from 01.07.2012 – Revised


Government hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to pensioners sanctioned in the G.O from 41.944% to 47.936% from 01.07.2012 in respect of: –

(i)       those who retired from service after 01.7.2008 and drawing pension in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010;

(ii)      those  who  retired  prior  to  01.7.2008  and  whose  pension  was consolidated in the light of orders issued in the G.O. 2nd read above;

(iii)     those who retired prior to 01.01.1996 drawing  UGC Pay Scales and

whose pension was ordered to be consolidated in the light of orders issued  in  G.O.  (P)  No.95,  Finance  (Pen.I)  Department,  dated 01.08.2000 and

(iv)     the monetary benefit of Dearness Relief now sanctioned above shall be with effect from the month of July, 2012.

Government also  hereby  order  the  revision  of  rates  of  Dearness Relief  from 122.46% to 133.764% with effect from 01.07.2012 to the Pensioners who are drawing their pension in Revised Pay Scales, 2005 and no t consolidated in terms of the orders issued in the reference.

Government also  hereby  order  the  revision  of  rates  of  Dearness Relief  from 136.606% to 146.422% with effect from 01.07.2012 to the Pensioners who are drawing their pension in Revised Pay Scales, 1999 and not consolidated in terms of the orders issued in G.O.(P) No.248, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 04.10.2005.

Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief in respect of pensioners who retired after 1.1.1996 drawing UGC Pay Scales 1996 from 139% to 151%  with  effect  from  01.07.2012 since  the  Dearness  Relief  was  regulated  upto 1.1.2007 by merging 50% Dearness Relief with basic pension through G.O (P) No.183 Finance (Pen.I) Department dated 2.8.2007 based on the orders issued in G.O. (P) No.173 Finance (PC.I) Department dated 23.7.2007.

Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to the pensioners who retired while drawing UGC Pay Scales 2006 from 01-01-2006 from 65% to 72% with effect from 01-07-2012.

Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to the pensioners/family pensioners whose pension was consolidated as per orders issued in G.O.Ms.No.54, Higher Education (UE.II) Department, dated 8.6.2011 from 65% to 72% with effect from 01-07-2012.

Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief sanctioned in G.O.Ms.No.4 Law (Law & J-SC.F) Department dated 06.01.2011 to the Pensioners who drawing pension as per Justice E.Padmanabhan Committee report from 65% to 72% with effect from 01-07-2012.

These orders are applicable to:

(1) (a) All Government Pensioners in receipt of Service Pensions, Family Pensions
    under Revised Pension Rules, 1951, Andhra Pradesh Liberalised  Pension
    Rules, 1961 and Andhra Pradesh Government  Servants (Family  Pension)
    Rules, 1964.
  (b) Teaching and Non-Teaching pensioners of Municipalities, Panchayat Raj
    Institutions and Aided Educational Institutions, in receipt   of pensions
    under the Andhra Pradesh Liberalised Pension Rules, 1961  and Andhra
    Pradesh Government Servants (Family Pension) Rules, 1964.
  (c) Teaching and  Non-Teaching staff  in  Aided Educational Institutions in
    receipt of pensions under the Contributory Provident Fund-cum-Pension
    and Gratuity Rules, 1961 and Andhra Pradesh Liberalised Pension Rules,
    1961.
  (d) Those drawing family pensions under G.O.Ms.No.22, Finance & Planning
    (FW:  Pen.I)  Department,  dated  16.1.1971,  G.O.Ms.No.104,  Finance  &
    Planning (FW: Pen.I) Department, dated 13.4.1973 and G.O.Ms.No.25,
    Finance & Planning (FW: Pen.I) Department, dated 2.2.1974.
  (e) Pensioners  in  receipt  of  Compassionate  Pension  under  the  rules  for
    Compassionate Pensions and Gratuities in the Hyderabad Civil Services
    Rules; and
  (f) Those in receipt of Pensions under the Wound and Extraordinary Pension
    Rules.

(2)   Jagir and Estate Pensioners and

(3)   Pensioners governed by Andhra Pradesh Revised Pension Rules, 1980.

9.       These orders are not applicable to the financial assistance grantees and others who are not entitled to Dearness Relief.

 

10.     Ready Reckoner showing the Dearness Relief payable to the State Pensioners in terms of these orders is annexed.

11.     The amount of Dearness Relief shall be rounded off to the next rupee

12.     The arrears of the Revised Dearness Relief to Pensioners shall be paid along with the pension of November, 2012 payable in December, 2012.

13.     In the event of death of the pensioner after 01.07.2012 the arrears of Dearness Relief shall be paid to the legal heirs in lumpsum at a time duly following Treasury Procedure.

14.     All the Treasury Officers/ Pension Payment Officers shall work out and make payments of the Dearness Relief on Pension sanctioned in this order without waiting for further  authorization/  instructions  from  the  Accountant  General  (A&E),  Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, in terms of the orders issued in the G.O.Ms.No.270, Finance & Planning (FW: PSC.I) Department, dated 7.10.1986.

15.     The  expenditure  is  allocable  among  the  various  States  in  accordance  with provisions of Rule 24 of the incidence of pension rules in Appendix III-B of the Andhra Pradesh Accounts Code, Volume-I.

16.     The  categories  of  employees  who  are  not  covered  for  payment  through  the Treasuries, the expenditure shall be debited to the Pension Funds of Zilla Parishads and Pension funds of the respective Municipal Councils in so far as the Non-Teaching, Non- Government Pensioners of the Municipalities are concerned and the relevant Head of Account of Government in so far as the teachers are concerned.

17.      In respect of the Pensioners of the Universities the expenditure on account of the Dearness Relief now sanctioned above shall be met from the Block Grants allotted to them.

FINANCE (PENSION-I) DEPARTMENT G.O.Ms.No.298                                                                     Dated: 15.11.2012.Read the following:-

1.     G.O.Ms.No.52, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated 25.02.2010.

2.     G.O.Ms.No.100, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 06-04-2010.

3.     Memo.No.3630/UE.II/2010-2, Higher Education (UE.II) Department, Dated 07-04-2010.

4.     G.O.Ms.No.248, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated 07.07.2010.

5.     G.O.Ms.No.249, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 07.07.2010.

6.     G.O.Ms.No.356, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated 06.12.2010.

7.     G.O.Ms.No.358, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 09.12.2010.

8.     G.O.Ms.No.104 Finance (PC.I) Department, dated 30.05.2011.

9.     G.O.Ms.No.106, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 04-06-2011.

10.   G.O.Ms.No.25, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated 02.02.2012.

11.   G.O.Ms.No.32, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 03.02.2012.

12.   G.O.Ms.No.48, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 24-02-2012.

13.   G.O.Ms.No.178, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated 04.07.2012.

14.   G.O.Ms.No.179, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 05.07.2012.

15.   G.O.Ms.No.297, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated 14.11.2012.

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