Dearness Allowance to the A.P.State Government Employees from 1st July 2016


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GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
ABSTRACT

ALLOWANCES – Dearness Allowance – Dearness Allowance to the State
Government Employees from 1st July 2016 – Sanctioned – Orders – Issued.
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FINANCE (HR VI) DEPARTMENT
G.O.MS.No. 140 Dated: 11-08-2017
Read the following:-
1. G.O.Rt.No.95, General Administration (Spl.A) Department,Dated:28.02.2013.
2. G.O.Ms.No.102, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated: 14.05.2014.
3. G.O.Ms.No.198, Finance (HRM.V) Department, dated:19.10.2014.
4. G.O.Ms.No.46, Finance (HRM.V-PC) Department, dated:30.04.2015.
5. G.O.Ms.No.47, Finance (HRM.V-PC) Department, dated:30-04-2015.
6. G.O.Ms.No.18, Finance (HR.VI) Department, dated:10.02.2016.
7. G.O.Ms.No.172, Finance (HR.VI) Department, dated:27.08.2016.
8. G.O.Ms.No.16, Finance (HR.VI) Department, dated:03.02.2017.
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O R D E R:
            Government hereby order the revision of Dearness Allowance (DA)
sanctioned in the Government Orders 8th read above to the employees of
Government of Andhra Pradesh drawing pay scales in the A.P. Revised Pay
Scales – 2015, from 18.34% of the basic pay to 22.008% of basic pay from 1st
July, 2016.


2. The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the above para shall also be
payable to:
i) The employees of Zilla Parishads, Mandal Parishads, Gram
Panchayats, Municipalities, Municipal Corporations, Agricultural
Market Committees and Zilla Grandhalaya Samasthas, Work Charged
Establishment, who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the
Revised Pay Scales, 2015.
ii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Aided Institutions including Aided
Polytechnics who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the
Revised Pay Scales, 2015.
iii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Universities including Acharya
N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological
University who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the
Revised Pay Scales, 2015.

3. Government also hereby order the revision of Dearness Allowance rates
in respect of State Government employees drawing the Revised U.G.C Pay
Scales, 2006, from 125% to 132% of the basic pay with effect from 1st July,
2016.
3.1. The above rate of Dearness Allowance is also applicable to:
(i) The Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of Government and Aided
Affiliated Degree Colleges who are drawing pay in the Revised
U.G.C Pay Scales, 2006.
(ii) The Teaching staff of the Universities including the Acharya N.G.
Ranga Agricultural University and the Jawaharlal Nehru
Technological University and the Teaching staff of Govt.
Polytechnics who are drawing pay in the Revised UGC/AICTE Pay
Scales, 2006.

4. Government also hereby order that the Dearness Allowance to State
Government employees who are drawing the Revised U.G.C Pay Scales, 2016
shall be admissible at the rate of 2% of the basic pay with effect from 1st July,2016.
4.1. The above rate of Dearness Allowance is also applicable to:
(i) The Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of Government and Aided
Affiliated Degree Colleges who are drawing pay in the Revised
U.G.C Pay Scales, 2016.
(ii) The Teaching staff of the Universities including the Acharya N.G.
Ranga Agricultural University and the Jawaharlal Nehru
Technological University and the Teaching staff of Govt.
Polytechnics who are drawing pay in the Revised UGC/AICTE Pay
Scales, 2016.

5. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Allowance
in respect of Judicial Officers whose pay scales were revised as per
Shri E. Padmanabhan Committee Report vide G.O. Ms. No.73, Law (LA&J SC-F)
Department dated: 01.05.2010 from 125% to 132% of the basic pay with effect
from 1st July 2016.

6. Government hereby order the revision of Dearness Allowance rate
sanctioned in the G.O. 8th read above to the State Government employees in the
Andhra Pradesh Revised Pay Scales 2010 from 93.304% of the basic pay to
99.296% of the basic pay with effect from 1st July, 2016 in the Revised Pay
Scales of 2010.
6.1. The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the above para shall also be
payable to:
i) The employees of Zilla Parishads, Mandal Parishads, Gram
Panchayats, Municipalities, Municipal Corporations, Agricultural
Market Committees and Zilla Grandhalaya Samsthas and Work
Charged Establishment who are drawing pay in a regular scale of
pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010.
ii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Aided Institutions including
Aided Polytechnics who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in
the Revised Pay Scales, 2010.
iii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Universities including the
Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, the Jawaharlal Nehru
Technological University who are drawing pay in a regular scale of
pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010.

7. Government also hereby sanction an ad-hoc increase of Rs.100/- per
month in cash to the Part-Time Assistants and Village Revenue Assistants from
1st July, 2016.

8. The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the paras 1-6 above shall be paid
in cash with the salary of September, 2017 payable in the month of October,
2017. The arrears on account of payment of Dearness Allowance for the period
from 1st July, 2016 to 31st August, 2017 shall be credited to the General
Provident Fund Account of the respective employees in the month of October,
2017.
8.1. However, in the case of employees who are due to retire on or before
31st December, 2017 the arrears of Dearness Allowance shall be drawn and paid
in cash as the employee due to retire on superannuation is exempted from
making any subscription to the General Provident Fund during the last four
months of service.
8.2. In respect of the employees who were appointed to Government service
on or after 01.09.2004 and are governed by the Contributory Pension Scheme
(CPS), out of the arrears payable for the period from 1st July, 2016 to 31st
August, 2017, 10% shall be credited to the PRAN accounts of the individuals
along with the government share as per G.O.Ms.No.250, Finance (Pen.I)
Department, dated: 06-09-2012 and the remaining 90% of arrears shall be paid
in cash in the month of October, 2017.
8.3. In the event of death of any employee before the issue of these orders,
the legal heir(s) shall be entitled to the arrears of Dearness allowance in cash.

9. The term ‘Pay’ for this purpose shall be as defined in F.R.9 (21) (a) (i).
9.1. The Drawing Officer shall prefer the bill on the Pay & Accounts Officer,
Ibrahimpatnam, or the Pay & Accounts Officer/ the Assistant Pay & Accounts
Officer of the Andhra Pradesh Works Accounts Service or the Treasury Officer, as
the case may be, for the amount of arrears for the period from 1st July, 2016 to
31st August, 2017 to be adjusted to the General Provident Fund Account in the
case of an employee who has opened a General Provident Fund Account in the
month of October, 2017.
9.2. Bills for the adjustment of arrears of Dearness Allowance to the
Compulsory Savings Account as per para 8.2, shall be presented at the same
time as bills for crediting the arrears of Dearness Allowance to the General
Provident Fund Account as per para 8.

10. The Drawing Officers shall ensure that the Bills are supported by proper
schedules in duplicate indicating details of the employee, the General Provident Fund Account Number and the amount to be credited to the General Provident Fund Account, to the Pay & Accounts Officer/Treasury Officers/Assistant Pay & Accounts Officers or Pay & Accounts Officers of the Andhra Pradesh Works Accounts Service, as the case may be. The Pay & Accounts Officer/Assistant Pay & Accounts Officer or Pay and Accounts Officer of the Andhra Pradesh Works Accounts Service/District Treasury Officer/Sub-Treasury Officer shall follow the usual procedure of furnishing one copy of the schedules along with bills to the Accountant General based on which the Accountant General shall credit the amounts to the General Provident Fund Accounts of the individuals concerned. The second copy of the schedules shall be furnished to the Drawing Officers with Voucher Numbers.

11. All Drawing Officers are requested to ensure that the bills as per the
above orders are drawn and the amounts credited to General Provident Fund
Account by 31th October, 2017 at the latest. The Audit Officers (Pay & Accounts
Officer, Deputy Directors of District Treasuries and Pay & Accounts Officer of
Andhra Pradesh Works Accounts Service, etc.) are requested not to admit the
pay bills of the Office concerned for the month of November 2017 unless a
certificate is enclosed to the bills to the effect that the arrears of difference in Dearness Allowance for the period from 1st July, 2016 to 31st August, 2017 are drawn and credited to the General Provident Fund Account before 31th October, 2017.

12. In respect of employees working in Government Offices under his audit
control, the Pay and Accounts Officer shall consolidate and furnish information
in the proforma annexed (Annexure-I) to this order to the Finance (HR.VI)
Department to reach on or before 30th November, 2017.

13. All the Audit Officers (Sub-Treasury Officers) are requested to furnish
the figures of the amount credited to the General Provident Fund Account and
the amounts credited to Compulsory Savings Account in the prescribed proforma
(Annexure-I) enclosed, to the District Treasury by the end of 30th November,
2017.

14. The Deputy Directors of District Treasuries in turn shall consolidate the
information and furnish the same in the same proforma to the Director of
Treasuries and Accounts by 31st December, 2017, and who in turn, shall furnish
the information to Government by 31st January, 2018.

15. In respect of employees of Local Bodies, the Drawing Officers shall
furnish the above information in the prescribed proforma as per Annexure-I to
the Audit Officer of the District concerned before 30th November, 2017 and who
will, in turn furnish the consolidated information to the Director of State Audit by
31st December, 2017. The Director of State Audit in turn shall furnish the
consolidated information to the Secretary to Government, Finance (HR.VI)
Department by 31st December, 2017.

16. In regard to the Project Staff, the Joint Director of Accounts of each
Project shall furnish the information in the prescribed proforma as per Annexure-
I to the Director of Works Accounts by 30th November, 2017, and who, in turn,
shall furnish the information to the Finance (HR.VI) Department by 31st January, 2018.

17. All the Drawing and Disbursing Officers and Audit Officers are requested
to intimate to the employees working under their control as to how much
amount of arrears of Dearness Allowance is credited to the General Provident
Fund Account/Compulsory Savings Account as per the Proforma annexed
(Annexure-II) to this order. They are further requested to adhere to the above
instructions and any deviation or non-compliance of these instructions will be
viewed seriously.

18. All Heads of the Departments and Departments of Secretariat are
requested to issue suitable instructions to the Drawing and Disbursing Officers
under their control and to see that these instructions are followed scrupulously.
The Director of Treasuries and Accounts/Director of State Audit/Pay & Accounts
Officer/Director of Works Accounts, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, are requested
to issue suitable instructions to their subordinate Audit Officers so that these
instructions are carefully followed by them.

19. The expenditure on the Dearness Allowance to the employees of
Agricultural Market Committees, Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation
and Vijayawada Municipal Corporation shall be met from their own funds in view
of the orders issued vide G.O.Ms.No.9, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated: 18-
01-2010.

20. The G.O. is available on Internet and can be accessed at the address
http://goir.ap.gov.in and http://www.apfinance.gov.in.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
MUDDADA RAVICHANDRA
SPECIAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (FAC)

To
The A.G (A&E) / Prl. A.G. (G&SSA) / A.G.(E&RSA), A.P. and Telangana,
Hyderabad.
The Director of Treasuries & Accounts, AP, Ibrahimpatnam.
The Director of State Audit, A.P., Ibrahimpatnam.
The Pay & Accounts Officer, A.P., Ibrahimpatnam.
The Director of Works Accounts, A.P., Ibrahimpatnam.
The Principal Secretary to Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad.
The Principal Secretary / Secretary to the Chief Minister and Private Secretaries
to all Ministers.
All Special Chief Secretaries / Principal Secretaries / Secretaries to Government
with a request to communicate to all concerned
All Departments of Secretariat.
All Heads of Departments including Collectors, Superintendents of Police and
District Judges.
The Registrar, High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the state of Telangana
and the state of Andhra Pradesh. (with a covering letter).
The Registrar, A.P. Administrative Tribunal, Hyderabad (with a covering letter).
The Secretary, A.P. TRANSCO, A.P. GENCO, Vidyuth Soudha, Hyderabad (with a
covering letter).
The Secretary, A.P. Public Service Commission, Hyderabad (with a covering
letter).
The Vice Chairman and Managing Director, A.P.State Road Transport Corporation,
Hyderabad (with a covering letter).
All the Joint Directors of Works Projects.
All the District Treasury Officers.
All the Chief Executive Officers of all Zilla Parishads.
All the District Educational Officers.
All the Secretaries to Agricultural Market Committees through the Commissioner
and Director of Agricultural Marketing, A.P.
All the Secretaries of Zilla Grandhalaya Samsthas through the Director of Public
Libraries, A.P. Hyderabad.
All the Commissioners/Special Officers of the Municipalities/Corporations.
All the Recognized Service Associations.
The Registrar of all the Universities.
Copy to Finance (BG) Department for obtaining Supplementary Grant if
necessary.
Copy to the General Administration (Cabinet) Department.
This G.O is available on the Internet at http://www.aponline.gov.in and
http://www.apfinance.gov.in.
Copy to S.F./S.Cs.
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ANNEXURE – I
(As per paras 12 to 16 of G.O.Ms.No., Finance (HR.VI-) Department, dated: )
1. Name of the Sub-Treasury/
District Treasury/Audit Officer. ::
2. The amount of arrears of D.A.
credited to G.P.F. Accounts. ::
3. The amount of arrears of D.A.
credited to Compulsory Savings
Account. ::
4. Total amount of arrears of D.A.
credited to the G.P.F. Accounts
and credited to Compulsory
Savings Account. ::
Date: Signature of the Audit Authority
ANNEXURE - II
(As per para 17 of G.O. Ms.No. , Finance (HR.VI) Department, dated:
)
1. Name of Office ::
2. Designation of the Drawing and
Disbursing Officer. ::
3. Name and designation of the employee. ::
4. Whether the amount of arrears credited
to the General Provident Fund Account/
Compulsory Savings Accounts. ::
5. The amount of arrears of D.A.
so credited to G.P.F. Account/
Compulsory Savings Account. ::
Date:
Office Seal Signature of the Drawing and
Disbursing Officer
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