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Sunday, June 12, 2011

G.O.54, Sanction of consolidated pension

AP. AIDED DEGREE COLLEGE LECTURERS ASSOCIATION

GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
ABSTRACT
Higher Education - Sanction of consolidated pension to the University/
Government and Aided Colleges teachers drawing UGC Scales of Pay of 1996
who retired between 01.01.1996 to 31.12.2005 - Orders - Issued.
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HIGHER EDUCATION (UE.II) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No. 54 Dated.08-06-2011
Read the following:-
1. G.O.Ms.No.208, Higher Education(UE.II) Deptt., dated.29.6.1999.
2. G.O.Ms.No.95 Finance & Plg. (PW.Pen.I) Deptt. dated.01.8.2000.
3. G.O.Ms.No.160 Higher Education, (UE.II) Dept., dated 18.09.2006.
4. F.No.38/37/08-P&PW(A) dt.1.9.2008 of Ministry of Personnel, GOI.
5. G.O.Ms.No.14 Higher Education, (UE.II) Deptt., dated.20.02.2010.
6. Lr.No.APSCHE/UM-777/UGCRPS-Pensionsers/10 dt.31.5.10 of
Chairman, APSCHE, Hyderabad
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ORDER:-
In the reference 1st read above, Government have implemented the A.P.
Revised UGC Pay Scales, 1996 to the teaching staff in the Universities and the
Colleges. In the reference 2nd read above, the Government have consolidated
the pension of the Pensioners who retired while drawing Pre-UGC Pay Scales of
1996.
2. In the reference 3rd read above, the Government have sanctioned merger
of Dearness Relief equal to 50% of Basic Pension / basic family pension as
Dearness Pension/ Dearness Family Pension w.e.f. 1.4.2006 to the retired
University Teachers of all Universities and Government Degree and Aided
Degree College Teaches who are drawing the UGC Pay Scales and those who
retired on or after 01.01.1996.
3. In the reference 4th read above, the Government of India issued orders
consolidating the pension of the pre-2006 pensioners and family pensioners
w.e.f. 1.1.2006 based on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay
Commission.
4. In the reference 5th read above, the Government have issued orders
implementation of A.P. Revised UGC Scales of Pay 2006 to the teaching staff in
the Universities and the Colleges w.e.f. 1.1.2006.
5. In the reference 6th read above, the Chairman, A.P. State Council of
Higher Education stated that the A.P. State Council of Higher Education has
constituted a three Member Committee to give a report on the revision of pension
/ family pension of the pre-2006 retired university and college teachers (retired
between 1.1.1996 to 31.12.2005) as requested by the Government. The
Committee suggested two possible options for revising/consolidating pension - (i)
consolidating pension on the same lines as teachers retired from Central
Universities/ Colleges as per Govt. of India guidelines dt.1.9.2008 and allowing
Central Dearness Relief w.e.f. 1.7.2006, (ii) consolidating pension as per
Government of India guidelines dated.01.9.2008 and allowing State Dearness
Relief as ordered in the reference 2nd read above, as done in case of pre-1996
pensioners. The Committee also stated that the Government of India has given
the freedom to the State Governments by suggesting that they may take action
as deem appropriate while referring the Government of India guidelines for
revising the pension of State University / Government and Aided College
Teachers who retired prior to 1.1.2006 (between 01.01.1996 to 31.12.2005).
(P.T.O.)
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6. The Government have received representations from various Teachers
Associations stating that the pension of the pre-2006 pensioners/ family
pensioners may be consolidated as per the Government of India guidelines with
effect from 01.01.2006 and allowing Central Dearness Relief on the consolidated
pension with effect from 01.7.2006.
7. After careful consideration of the matter, the Government have decided to
consolidate the pension of the pre-2006 pensioners and family pensioners of
University/Government and Aided College teachers retired between 01.01.1996
to 31.12.2005 as per the Government of India guidelines issued in the reference
4th read above and allowing Central Dearness Relief with effect from 01.7.2006.
Accordingly, the Government hereby order that the pension/ family pension of the
existing pre-2006 pensioners/ family pensioners of University/ Govt. and Aided
College teachers retired between 01.01.1996 to 31.12.2005 will be consolidated
with effect from 01.01.2006 by adding together : -
(i) The existing pension / family pension
(ii) Dearness Pension (50% of the basic pension/ basic family pension
as sanctioned vide G.O.Ms.No.160, Higher Education(UE.II)
Department, dated.18.9.2006).
(iii) Dearness Relief @ 24% as on 1.1.2006 on basic pension/ family
pension plus Dearness Pension.
(iv) Fitment weightage @ 40% of the existing pension / family pension.
8. The amount so arrived will be regarded as consolidated pension/ family
pension with effect from 01.01.2006.
8.1 In case where the pension consolidated is treated as the final full pension,
it shall not be lower than 50% of the minimum of the pay in the pay band plus the
grade pay corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale from which the pensioner
had retired.
8.2 While applying the above condition for teachers retired in the pre-revised
scale of 12000-420-18300, MHRD clarification issued vide MHRD Letter No.F.
No.15-1/2009-IFD/U.II, dated.15.12.2009 shall be applicable. Accordingly, for
those who retired prior to 1.1.2006 and completed 3 years of service in the prerevised
scale of 12000-420-18300 (and/ or the corresponding pay scales
applicable prior to 1.1.1996) shall be placed at the minimum of the Pay Band of
Rs.37400-67000 (+9000 AGP), for revision of their pension/ family pension w.e.f.
1.1.2006, and for those who retired with less than 3 years of service, the pay
band 15600-39100 (+8000 AGP) shall be applicable. In this regard, the
competent authority, where the pensioner retired from service have to certify that
the pensioner have completed 3 years of service.
8.3 Such pension will be suitably reduced pro-rata, where the pensioner has
less than the maximum required service for full pension as per rule (Rule 46 of
APRP Rules 1980) applicable to the pensioner as on the date of his/ her
superannuation / retirement and in no case, it will be less than Rs.3,500/- per
month. Similarly, in case where the family pension so consolidated is treated as
final, it shall not be less than 30% of the minimum of the revised scale of pay
introduced with effect from 01.01.2006, for the post held by the concerned
pensioner.
8.4 The pay scales as indicated in G.O.Ms.No.14, Higher Education (UE.II)
Department, dated.20.02.2010 shall be followed, for allowing the minimum
pension/ family pension.
(Contd…3.)
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9. Government also hereby order for payment of Central Dearness Relief on
the consolidated pension as detailed hereunder. The Dearness Relief shall be
rounded off to the next rupee:-
Date from which payable Rate of D.R. payable per month
1.1.2006 No D.R.
1.7.2006 2%
1.1.2007 6%
1.7.2007 9%
1.1.2008 12%
1.7.2008 16%
1.1.2009 22%
1.7.2009 27%
1.1.2010 35%
1.7.2010 45%
1.1.2011 51%
10. Revised consolidated pension now sanctioned at paras-7 and 8 above,
shall be worked out with reference to the total pension i.e. inclusive of commuted
portion of pension which should be deducted from the said amount while making
monthly disbursements.
11.1 The consolidation of pensions / family pensions as ordered above,
are applicable to all the University/ Government and Aided College
teachers who retired between 01.01.1996 to 31.12.2005 or died on or after
01.01.1996 while drawing A.P. Revised UGC Scales of Pay of 1996. The
University/ Government and Aided College teachers who have retired after
01.01.2006 with the benefit of A.P. Revised UGC Scales of Pay of 2006 are not
eligible such consolidation of pension.
11.2 These orders are not applicable to the pensioners for those whose
consolidation was ordered as per G.O.(P) No.95, Finance (Pension.I)
Department, dated.01.8.2000 and G.O.Rt.No.733, Higher Education(UE.I.1)
Department, dated.30.09.2002.
12. The pensioners are not entitled to commute any portion of pension on the
difference in pension now admissible as per these orders.
13. The Additional quantum of pension, medical allowance and other related
benefits, shall be applicable as per G.O.Ms.No.100 and 102, Finance (Pension.I)
Department dated.06.4.2010, and further orders if any and clarifications/
instructions issued thereon.
14. The revised consolidated pension/ family pension shall come into
force with effect from 01.01.2006.
15. Consequent on consolidation of the pension, the arrears shall be paid in
cash.
16. The Pension Disbursing Officers shall communicate the amount of
Revised Consolidated Basic pension and Revised Consolidated Basic Enhanced
Family Pension/ revised consolidated basic normal family pension to all the
service pensioners and family pensioners and obtain their acknowledgement in
token of having received the same. Simultaneously the details of Revised
Consolidated basic Pension/ Revised Consolidated Basic Family Pension shall
be kept in the website.
(Contd..4)
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17. All the Pension disbursing authorities shall note the consolidated pension
as per these orders in the pension payment orders. They shall simultaneously
calculate and note the corresponding consolidated enhanced family pension in
the pension payment orders. Similarly in case where enhanced family pension is
being paid, the normal family pension to be payable in future, shall also be
consolidated and noted on the pension payment orders.
18. All Pension disbursing Officers i.e. all Treasury Officers/ Pension Payment
Officers are requested to implement these orders without any authorization from
the Accountant General (A&E), Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad/ Director of State
Audit, A.P., Hyderabad.
19. The expenditure shall be debited to the concerned pension Head to which
the pensions are being debited.
20. This order issues with the concurrence of the Finance (Pension.I)
Department vide their U.O.No.15185/165/A1/Pen.I/2011, dated.07.06.2011.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
C.R. BISWAL
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
To
The Commissioner of Collegiate Education, A.P., Hyderabad.
The Commissioner & Director of School Education, A.P., Hyderabad.
The Director of Printing, S.S & Purchases, Chanchalguda, Hyderabad
The Chairman, A.P. State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad
The Director of State Audit, A.P., Hyderabad.
The Director of Treasuries & Accounts, .A.P., Hyderabad.
The Registrars of all Universities in the State.
The Registrar, JNTU, Hyderabad/ Kakinada / Ananthapur
The Registrar, JN Fine Arts & Arch. University, Hyderabad.
The Registrar, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agriculture University, Hyderabad/
The Registrar, Sri Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad
The Registrar, S.V. Veterinary University, Tirupati
The Registrar, A.P. Horticultural University, Venkataramana Gudem, W.G.Dist.
Copy to
The Accountant General, Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad
The Pay & Accounts Officer, A.P. Hyderabad
The Secretary, A.P. State Council for Higher Education, Hyderabad
The Finance (Pension.I/ Expr.HE) Department
The President, FURTAAP., Hyderabad
The General Secretary, Retired College Teachers Association, A.P.
The General Secretary, TRCTA., Hyderabad
SF/SCs
//FORWARDED :: BY ORDER//
SECTION OFFICER

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