AP Market Committee Employees (Pension-cum-Gratuity) Rules, 1980 – Amendments


It is proposed to make the following amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Market Committee Employees (Pension-cum-Gratuity) Rules,1980 issued in G.O.Ms.No. 444, Food and Agriculture (Agri.IV) Department, dated 18.08.1980 and published in issue No.38 of R.S. to Part-I, Extraordinary of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette, dated 05.09.1980 in exercise of the powers conferred by sub- section (1) and sub-section (2)(iv) of section 33 of the Andhra Pradesh (Agricultural Produce and Livestock) Markets Act, 1966 (Act 16 of 1966) are hereby published for general information in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette as required under sub-section (4) of section 33 of the said Act.

Notice is hereby given that the said draft amendment will be taken into consideration by the Government on or after the expiry of a period of one month from the date of publication of this notification in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette and that objections and suggestions, if any, which may be received from any person with respect thereto before the expiry of the said period, will be considered by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad.

The objections and suggestions, if any, shall be addressed to the Special Chief Secretary to Government, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation Department, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad through the Commissioner & Director of Agricultural Marketing, Andhra Pradesh., Hyderabad.
AMENDMENT In the said rules,

(1). for rule 5 the following shall be substituted namely :-

“ 5. Every Market Committee shall contribute 10% of its income towards the Andhra Pradesh Central Market Employees (Pension- cum-Gratuity) fund to be maintained by the Director of Marketing for the payment of pensions to the retired Market Committee Employees, who were appointed prior to 31st August, 2004:
Provided that Central Pension-cum-Gratuity Fund shall be contributed by the Market Committee before 5th of every month with the schedule of payment to the Director of Marketing:

Provided further that the Agricultural Market Committee employees appointed on or after 1st September, 2004 shall come under the Contributory Pension Scheme, 2004.” (2) rule 6 and rule 11 shall be omitted.

This order shall come into force with immediate effect and shall be reviewed after 5 years.
G.O.Ms.No. 210 Dated 10-12-2012.
Read the following:-

1. G.O.Ms.No. 395, F&A (Agri.IV ) Dept., dt.26.7.1985..
2. G.O.Ms.No.444, F&A (Agri.IV) Dept.,dt.18.8.1980
3. From C&DoAM, AP.,Hyd. Lr.No. P.1/9/2010-10, dt.18.4.2011,
24.1.2012, 16.3.2012 & 25.7.2012.

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