Enhancement of Diet Charges in A.P. Residential Educational Hostels


Government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders enhancing the rates of Diet Charges of Boarders staying in Welfare Hostels, Residential Schools and Other Institutions in Government SC, ST, BC, Disabled, Women & Child Welfare, A.P.R.E.I. and Minority Welfare Departments.

The Commissioner of Social Welfare, A.P., Hyderabad has stated that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the months of April,2008, in  which the diet charges were last enhanced was 138. The Consumer Price Index for the month of May, 2012 which was released on 30th of June, 2012 is 206. Over a period of more than four years since last enhancement of diet charges, the Consumer Price Index has gone up by 49.28% , the cost of Gas Cylinders is enhanced from Rs.404/- to Rs.1280/- per Cylinder from October 2012 and further, the rates of provisions and vegetables had increased abnormally for the last four years. The issue was examined in detail by the Government and after careful consideration hereby decide to enhance the Diet Charges w. e. from     09-12-2012 as under:

All Hostels , Residential Schools, Ashram Schools, Anandanilayam, Children Homes run by Depts.

Class

Existing Rate

(Per month per boarder)

Revised Rate

(Per month per boarder)

S W /TW/ BCW / Women & Child Welfare / A.P.R.E.I.S.

III to VII

Rs.475/-

Rs.750/-

VIII to X

Rs.535/-

Rs.850/-

Disabled Welfare

III to VII

Rs.473/-

Rs.750/-

VIII to X

Rs.535/-

Rs.850/-

Minorities Welfare

III to VII

Rs.475/-

Rs.750/-

VIII to X

Rs.575/-

Rs.850/-

The above Rates will be applicable from the Academic year 2012-13 w.e. from 09-12-2012 for all Hostels,ResidentialSchools,AshramSchools, Anandanilayams, Children Homes run by the Welfare Departments.

The Commissioner of Social Welfare, Commissioner of Tribal Welfare, Commissioner of B.C. Welfare, Secretary, APSWREIS, Commissioner of Disabled Welfare, Commissioner of Women & Child Welfare, Secretary, APREI, VC & MD, APSMFC, Ltd., are requested to take necessary action by communicating a model menu commence rate to the increase as specified in this G.O. and meet the expenditure from the respective Head of Account, Accordingly.

This order is issued with the concurrence of the Finance (Expr. SW) Dept., vide their U. O. No.7547/447/A1/Expr.SW/2012, dated: 07-12-2012.

G.O.MS. No.39.  Dated: 07-12-2012.                                                                                                                                Read the following:-

  1. G.O.Ms.No.59, SW(Edn.2) Dept., dt.01-4-2008.
  2. G.O.Ms.No.76, SW (Edn.2) Dept., dt.24-4-2008.
  3. G.O.Ms.No.15, Women Devt., Child Welfare & Disabled Welfare (JJ) Dept., dt.7-6-2008.
  4. G.O.Ms.No.17, Women Devt.Child Welfare & Disabled Welfare (JJ) Dept.,dt.13-6-2008.
  5. G.O.Ms.No.117, Minorities Welfare (MFC) Dept., dt.18-06-2011.
  6. G.O.Ms.No.922, Education (SETRG.A2) Dept., dt.26-12-2008.
  7. From the CSW, A.P., Hyd., Lr.Rc.No.C3/4966/2012, dt.16-11-2012 & 04-12-2012.

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