Tuesday, June 23, 2015

GO MS No 51 Adoption of RPS 2015 for Pensioners in AP

AP Pensioners PRC GO MS No 51 | RPS-2015 for Pensioners in Andhra Pradesh | PENSIONS Adoption of Revised Pay Scales with effect from July 01, 2013 - Sanction of Consolidated Pension/ Family Pension - Enhancement of Minimum Pension and Financial Assistance- Orders- issued.

1.In the order second read above, the Government constituted the Tenth Pay Revision Commission (PRC) to make recommendations on a range of terms-of-reference (TOR) addressing the pay and allowances of employees serving the Government of Andhra Pradesh and the pension and family pension of those who had served the Government.
2.The Pay Revision Commission in its report submitted to the Government made certain recommendations relating to the consolidation of Pension/ Family Pension, enhancement of minimum pension and allied assistance.
3.The Government after careful consideration of the recommendation of Pay Revision Commission hereby order that:
i.the existing Pension/Family Pension, in respect of those retired or died while in service prior to July 01, 2013, and in the case of family pensioners who are in receipt of Family pension as on July 01, 2013, shall be consolidated, by adding 43% of basic Pension/ basic Family Pension as fitment and merging the Dearness Relief @ 63.344% admissible on July 01, 2013. It shall be known as the Revised Consolidated Basic Pension/ Revised Consolidated Basic Family Pension.
ii.While consolidating the Pension, the additional quantum paid to pensioners on attaining the specified ages, which is shown distinctly, should be ignored.
iii.This Revised Consolidated Basic Pension or Revised Consolidated Basic Family Pension shall come into force with effect from July 01, 2013,
notionally. The monetary benefit shall be allowed with effect from June 02, 2014.
iv.As regards the arrears on account of consolidation of Pension/Family pension/Financial Assistance from June 02, 2014 to March 31, 2015, orders will be issued separately. The consolidated Pension/Family Pension shall be paid in cash from the month of April 2015 onwards.
4.While fixing the consolidated basic pension/ basic family pension as above, part of a rupee, if any arrived, should be rounded off to the next higher rupee.
5.The Interim Relief paid from January 01, 2014 to June 01, 2014 shall not be recovered. The Interim Relief paid for the period beyond June 02, 2014, shall be adjusted from the monetary benefit payable on account of revision of consolidated basic pension consolidated basic family pension.
6.A ready reckoner has been appended to this order as Annexure I. This ready reckoner can be used as reference for payment of the arrears of pension and fixation of Revised Consolidated Basic Pension/Revised Consolidated Basic Family Pension ordered above.
7.In the case of employees who retired on or after June 02, 2014, the pension shall be calculated on the pay in Revised Pay Scales 2015 only.
8.The employees who retired between July 01, 2013 and June 01, 2014 are eligible for revision of their pay in the Revised Pay Scales 2015, notionally as per the orders issued in the G.O. 6th read above. As such, the pensions of these employees have to be revised notionally based on the revised pay in Revised Pay Scales, 2015 and monetary benefit should be allowed from June 02, 2014, only.
9.The Government hereby order for payment of Dearness Relief on the Revised Consolidated Basic Pension/ Revised Consolidated Basic Family Pension as well as on the Pension/ Family Pension fixed with reference to the pay drawn in the Revised Pay Scales 2015 at the rates applicable from time to time with effect from January 01, 2014 to June 01, 2014 as indicated below.
Date of Effect
Rates of Dearness Relief
Revised rates of Dearness Relief

sanctioned by Government of
(Revised Pay Scales, 2015

Dearness Relief


(0.524% for

each one point)

01 January 2014
10% (90-100)

01 July 2014
7% (100-107)

10. The Dearness Relief shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee. These orders are applicable to:
a.All Government Pensioners governed by A.P. Revised Pension Rules, 1980
b.Service pensioners who retired or died prior to July 01, 2013.
c.Family pensioners who are in receipt of pension as on July 01, 2013.
d.Provisional Pensioners and Anticipatory Pensioners.

  1. Click here to Download AP PRC GO MS No 51