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24 May, 2014

G.O.No.122, Dt: 22.05.14 :: Pensions & Other retirement benefits to the Pensioners of the States of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana on and after the Appointed Day

G.O.Ms.No. 122, Date: 22.05.2014 :: Pension - Pensions & Other retirement benefits to the Pensioners of the States of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana on and after the Appointed Day -Instructions - Issued

FINANCE (PENSION-I) DEPARTMENT

Read the following:
1. The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.
2. Circular Memo No.607/83/A2/Pen.I/2014, Dt.02.04.2014.
3. Circular Memo No.9665/125/PSC/2014, Dt.06.05.2014.
4. GO Ms.No.97, Finance (PSC) Department, Dt.07.05.2014.

ORDER:
1. Upon approval of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 by the President of India, the Government of India has notified the appointed  date  for  the  formation  of  the  States  of  Telangana  and Andhra Pradesh as June 02, 2014.

2. The Section 59 of the AP Reorganisation Act 2014 envisages that the ‘liability of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh in respect of pension rolls granted  before  the  appointed  day  and  drawn  in  any  area  outside  the territories of the existing shall pass to, or be apportioned between, the successor States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in accordance with the provisions contained in the Eighth Schedule to the Act’.
3. In the reference second cited, the Government of Andhra Pradesh have issued certain instructions to all the departments of the Secretariat and the  head  of  all  departments  to  ensure  that  the  proposals  for  grant  of pension to all employees who have either retired from service or will be retiring  from  the  service  on  or  before  June 01, 2014,  are  sent  to  the
Principal Accountant General (A&E) of Andhra Pradesh latest by May 10, 2014. Further, even in the case of employees against whom disciplinary action is pending, the pension proposals shall be forwarded to the AG, duly mentioning the details. The head of the concerned office and the department will be held responsible for any laxity on this matter.
4. In continuation of the above orders, the following instructions shall be followed while disbursing the Pension to the Service Pensioners / Family Pensioners and other pensioners who have retired before appointed day i.e., 02.06.2014 and after the appointed day.
a.  All  the  Service  Pensioners,  Family  Pensioners  and  other Pensioners who are drawing the Pension from Treasuries & Accounts Department before appointed day i.e., 02.06.2014, shall draw their Pension as was done earlier in the same Treasury  Office.    The  Principal  Accountant  General (A&E) shall  adjust  the  expenditure  on  Pension  and  Pensionery Benefits of all the pensioners and employees retired before the  appointed day  i.e., 02.06.2014, of the  two successor States   i.e.,   Residuary   State   of   Andhra   Pradesh   and Telangana  on  population  ratio  i.e., 41.62  %  of  the  total expenditure to the Telangana and 58.32% to the Residuary state of Andhra Pradesh every month.

b. In case of Employees who are serving after the appointed day in connection with the affairs of any successor State of composite state Andhra Pradesh, the successor state shall bear the portion of the pension and pensionery benefits i.e.,
Pension,   Commuted   value   of   Pension,   Gratuity   and Encashment of Earned Leave, attributable to his service in
that successor state i.e., after the appointed day and the remaining portion of pension and pensionery benefits as was
mentioned at sub-para (a) above. The Principal Accountant General (A&E) shall adjust the expenditure on Pension and
Pensionery Benefits every month between the two states for the portion of his service in the united Andhra Pradesh and
for the remaining portion to the successor State.

c. The  Principal  Accountant  General  (A&E),  while  authorising the Pension of one successor State, shall send a copy of such authorisation along with Part.II(C) of the Pension proposals to the other successor State to take care of the procedural issues.

d. In case of any previous service, that may have to be counted for the present service of an Employee, such order shall be approved  by  the  both  the  successor  States,  i.e.,  Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

e. The  Principal  Accountant  General (A&E)  shall  adjust  the expenditure on Pension and Pensionery Benefits every month between  the  two  states  i.e.,  Residuary  State  of  Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on population ratio.

5. All the Secretariat Departments and the heads of departments shall take necessary action in this matter.

Download G.O.Ms.No. 122, Date: 22.05.2014

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