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Dearness Relief to Pensioners from 01.01.2016 from 15.196% to 18.34%





4. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief from 214.316 % to 223.314 % with effect from 01.01.2016 to the pensioners who are drawing their pension in revised Pay Scales, 1999 and not consolidated in terms of the orders issued in G.O.(P). No.248, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated.04.10.2005.

5. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to the pensioners who retired while drawing UGC Pay Scales 2006 from 01.01.2006 from 119% to 125% w.e.f. 01.01.2016.

6. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to the pensioners who retired after 01.01.1996 drawing UGC Pay Scales 1996 from 234% to 245% with effect from 01.01.20116 since the Dearness Relief was regulated upto 01.01.2007 by merging 50% Dearness Relief with basic pension through G.O.(P) No.183, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated.23.07.2007.

7. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to the pensioners/family pensioners Whose pension was consolidated as per orders issued in G.O.Ms.No.54, Higher Education (UE.II) Department , dated.08.06.2011 and G.O. Ms. No. 31, Higher Education (UE.II) Department, dated 24.05.2013 from 119% to 125% with effect from 01.01.2016.

8. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief sanctioned in G.O.Ms.No.4,Law (Law&JSC.F) Department, dated. 06.01.2011 to  The Pensioners who are drawing Pension as per Justice E.Padmanabhan Committee reportfrom119% to 125% with effect from 01-01-2016.

9. These orders are applicable to:

(1) (a)All government Pensioners in receipt of Service Pensions, Family Pensions under Revised Pension Rules,1951, Andhra Pradesh Liberalised Pension Rules, 1961 and Andhra Pradesh Government Servants (Family Pension) Rules,1964.

(b)Teaching and Non – Teaching pensioners of Municipalities, Panchayat Raj Institutions and Aided Educational Institutions, in receipt of pensions under the Andhra Pradesh Liberalised Pension Rules, 1961 and Andhra Pradesh Government Servants (Family Pension) Rules,1964.

(c) Teaching and Non – Teaching staff in Aided Educational Institutions in receipt of pensions under the Contributory Provident Fund – cum – pension and Gratuity Rules,1961 and Andhra Pradesh Liberalised Pension Rules, 1961.

(d) Those drawing family pensions under G.O.Ms.No.22 Finance & Planning (FW-Pen.I) Department dt. 16.11.1971, G.O.Ms.No. 104 Finance & Planning (FW-Pen.I) Department dt. 13.04.1973 and G.O.Ms.No.25 Finance & Planning (FWPen.I) Department dt. 02.02.1974.

(e)Pensioners in receipt of compassionate pension under the rules for Compassionate Pensions and Gratuities in the Hyderabad Civil Services Rules; and (f) Those in receipt of Pensions under the Wound and the Extraordinary Pension Rules.

(2)Jagir and Estate pensioners and

(3) Pensioners governed by the Andhra Pradesh Revised Pension                     Rules, 1980.

10. These orders are not applicable to financial assistance grantees and others who are not entitled to Dearness Relief.

11. The amount of Dearness Relief shall be rounded off to the next rupee.

12. The arrears of revised Dearness Relief to the pensioners shall be paid along with the pension of September 2016 payable on 1stOctober2016.

13. All the Treasury Officers/Pension Payment Officers shall work out and make payments of the Dearness Relief on Pension sanctioned in this order without waiting for further authorization/ instructions from the Accountant General (A&E), Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, in terms of the orders issued in theG.O.Ms.No.270, Finance & Planning (FW:PSC.I) Department ’dt. 7.10.1986.

14. All The Treasury Officers/Pension Payment Officers shall work out and make Payments of the Dearness Relief on Pension sanctioned in this order in terms of orders issued in G.O. Ms. No.122 Finance(Pen.I) Department, dt.22.05.2014.

15. The expenditure is allocable among the various States in accordance with provisions of Rule 24 of the Incidence of Pension Rules in Appendix III B of the Andhra Pradesh Accounts Code, Volume-I.

16. In respect of the categories of employees who are not covered for payment through the Treasuries, the expenditure shall be debited to the Pension Funds of Zilla Parishads and Pension Funds of the respective Municipal Councils.

17. In respect of the Pensioners of the Universities the expenditure on account of the Dearness Relief now sanctioned above shall be met from the Block Grants allotted to them.

18. The G.O is available on Internet and can be accessed at the address
http://goir.telangana.gov.in.

[BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF TELANGANA]

K.RAMAKRISHNA RAO

PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

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