AP PRC 2022 Minimum Pension /Family Pension to Pensioners, GO.02 Download

Download the AP PRC 2022 GO.2 Consolidated Pension/Family Pension From here. AP PRC 2022 GO.2 Details are provided here for information purpose. Minimum Pension or Family Pension Enhanced to Pensioners, Family pensioners in Andhra Pradesh PRC 2022. Leading life varies from person to person. Either it many luxurious, middle class or very poor. It depends on the economical condition of their family.

In the same way retirement life will be differ from person to person. This life depends on the savings, plannings, expenditure, health of one’s family. But a retired person have some security can according to the person they get. The Pay Revision Commission (PRC) has recommended that Telangana state government employees be given full pension if they retire after completing 20 years of service.

He suggested that the state government should follow the same policy as the central government. He is currently being paid a full pension if he has 33 years of service. In the case of employees retiring with less than 20 years of service, the current five-year service weightage policy should be continued.

AP PRC Minimum Pension, Family Pension to Pensioners
Name of the GOConsolidated Pension/Family Pension GO
TitleFamily Pension to Pensioners, Family Pensioners
SubjectMinimum Pension /Family Pension to Pensioners, Family Pensioners
PRC NameAP RPS 2022 (AP PRC 2022)
GO NumberGO.2 Consolidated Pension/Family Pension
Download GO.2Download the Consolidated Pension/Family Pension GO.2
Pension to Pensioners, Family Pensioners

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has constituted the 11th Pay Revision Commission (PRC), vide the G.O. Ms. No. 75, General Administration (SC-A), Department, dated 28-05-2018 with detailed terms of reference relating to the pay and emoluments of employees and pensioners.

Subsequently, the Government, vide the G.O.Rt.No.566, General Administration (SC.A) Department, dated 17-03-2020 have entrusted additional term of reference relating to the employees of Public Transport Department ( formerly APSRTC ) to the 11th Pay Revision Commission.

The Pay Revision Commission has submitted its report to the Government on 2 5thOctober, 2020. In the G.O.Ms.No.22, Finance (PC -TA) Department, dated 01- 04-2021, the Government have constituted a Committee of Secretaries to examine the recommendations of the 11th PRC.

Government, after careful examination of i) the Report of 11th Pay Revision Commission, ii) the Report of Committee of Secretaries headed by the Chief Secretary, and iii) the series of meetings with members of the Joint Staff Council (JSC) held on 14-10-2021, 18-10-2021, 21-10-2021, 22-10-2021, 26-10-2021, 01- 11-2021, 3-11-2021, 8-12-2021, 22-12-2021, 28-12-2021, 30-12-2021 and 06-01- 2022, hereby issue the following comprehensive orders regarding the recommendations of the 11th PRC relating to the Government pensioners.

Fitment, Consolidation to Pensions/ family pensions:

The existing pension / family pension, in respect of those retired or died while in service prior to 1st July, 2018 and in the case of family pensioners who are in receipt of family pension as on 1st July, 2018 shall be consolidated by merging the basic pension/ family pension with the dearness relief @30.392% as on 01-07-2018 and by adding the fitment @23% to the basic pension/ family pension. The additional quantum of pension shall not be merged with basic pension.

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.

In respect of the pensioners who are re-employed, their pension shall also be notionally consolidated and Revised Consolidated Basic Pension arrived at notionally. The pay drawn by the re-employed pensioners during the period of re- employment shall also be re-fixed taking into account the Revised Consolidated Basic Pension. Dearness Relief beyond July 01, 2018, will not be admissible to them during the period of re-employment as per the orders issued in G.O.Ms.No.48, Finance (HR.V Pensions) Department dated 23-04-2018.

Additional Quantum of Pension:

The Additional Quantum of Pension is being revised by the Government from time to time. In the references 2nd & 8th read above, orders were issued allowing the additional quantum of pension/ family pension in the age group of 70 to 100 years from 10% to 50% respectively. The Government, after careful consideration, hereby order to allow the additional quantum of pension on attaining the age of 80 years & also order the adoption of the slabs for Additional Quantum of Pension as is being followed by Government of India.

In the case of employees who retired on or after 01-01-2022, the pension shall be calculated on the pay in Revised Pay Scales,2022 only. The revised consolidated pension/ family pension shall be paid in cash from the month of January 2022. Interim Relief shall not be paid for any pensioner/family pensioner after the issue of this G.O. Monetary benefits of the revised consolidated pension/ family pension shall be paid from 1st April 2020.

The PRC arrears from April 2020 shall be paid duly preparing a due & drawn statement from April 2020 to December 2021 after adjusting the interim relief paid from 1st July 2019 to December 2021 and the Dearness Relief arrears payable from 1st July 2019 to December 2021. 10 An illustration has been appended to this order as Annexure l, which can be used as reference for fixation of the revised pension/ family pension per month in the Revised Pay Scales of 2022 and preparation of Arrears statement.

Gratuity:

As per the recommendations of 10th PRC, the Government vide the reference 3rd read above, revised the maximum ceiling of Gratuity payable to Rs. 10 lakhs from Rs.8 lakhs from the date of issue of the orders i.e., 13-11-2015. After considering the representations of the Joint Action Committee of employees, vide the reference 4th read above, the Government have enhanced the maximum ceiling of Gratuity payable to 12 lakhs with prospective effect i.e., 11-1-2016. Further, vide the reference 5th read above, orders issued that the enhancement of Gratuity ordered vide the reference 4th read above, shall come into force w.e.f. 02-06-2014 instead of from the date of issue.

After due consideration of the recommendations of the Committee of Secretaries on the 11th PRC, the Government hereby order that maximum ceiling of Gratuity payable shall be enhanced from Rs.12 lakhs to Rs.16 lakhs in Revised Pay Scales of 2022, from the date of issue of these orders.

Commuted value of Pension:

The Government vide G.O.Ms.No.100 Finance (HRM-VI Pension) Department, dated 6-4-2010 fixed a ceiling limit for commutation at 40% of basic pension at the time of retirement/superannuation and made a provision for restoration of the commuted portion of pension to the pensioners on completion of 15 years. The Government, hereby order to continue the instructions issued vide G.O. Ms. No.100 Finance (HRM-VI Pension) Department, dated 6-4-2010 for the fixation and restoration of the commutation.

Minimum Pension/Family pension:

The Minimum Pension/family pension is being revised from time to time, as per the recommendation of the Pay Revision Commission. With reference to the recommendations of 10th PRC, a Minimum Pension/family pension is Rs.6,500/- per month to the pensioner/Family pensioners was granted.

The Government after careful consideration, hereby order to enhance the minimum pension/ family pension to Rs.10,000/- per month. The minimum pension is inclusive of the commuted portion of pension. As such, the commuted portion of pension will be deducted from the minimum pension of Rs.10,000/- per month while making monthly disbursement except in respect of pensioners whose commutation is restored as per the existing orders.

In respect of pensioners drawing two pensions viz. Service Pension and Family Pension, both pensions shall separately be eligible for enhancement to a minimum of Rs.10,000 per month. The employed Family Pensioner shall be entitled for payment of Dearness Relief on Family Pension irrespective of the fact that he/ she is getting Dearness Allowance on his/ her pay. This provision, however, shall not be applicable to the Government employees who are appointed on compassionate grounds. The enhanced minimum pension shall be paid in cash from January 2022 with monetary benefits accruing from 01-04-2020.

Death Relief:

In the reference 6th read above, a lumpsum amount equal to one month’s pension, subject to a minimum of Rs.15,000/-was ordered to be paid on the death of a retired Government servant in receipt of service pension. The Government, after careful examination, hereby order that the maximum limit for death relief amount on the death of service pensioner / family pensioner shall be fixed as Rs.20,000/- with the monetary benefit accruing from 01-01-2022.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is being granted equal to minimum family pension to families of Police Personnel/Government Officials of other Departments killed by extremists/anti-social elements & those who were not covered by any pension rules. The Financial Assistance is being revised from time to time as per the recommendation of the Pay Revision Commission. As per the recommendations of the 10th PRC, the Financial Assistance has enhanced equal to the minimum of the family pension is Rs.6,500/- per month.

Government, after careful examination, hereby order to enhance the Financial Assistance equal to the minimum of the family pension of Rs.10,000/- per month. Dearness Relief is not admissible on this Financial Assistance. The enhanced Financial assistance will come into force from the date of issue of these orders.

Enhanced Family Pension:

The enchased family pension is being revised from time to time as recommended by the Pay Revision Commission. If a Government servant dies while in service enhanced family pension is recommended to be paid to his/her dependents for a period of 7 years or up to the date on which he / she would have attained the age of 65 years, had he/she survived, whichever is earlier.

The Government after careful examination, hereby order that if a Government servant dies while in service, the enhanced family pension is to be paid to his dependants for a period up to 10 years or up to the date on which he / she would have attained the age of 67 years, had he/ she survived, whichever is earlier. In case of death after retirement the enhanced family pension should be payable for a period of seven (7) years or up to the date on which he / she would have attained the age of 67 years, had he/ she survived, whichever is earlier.

Medical allowance:

The Medical allowance is being revised from time to time as per the recommendation of the Pay Revision Commission. With reference to the recommendations 10th PRC, the medical allowance of Rs.300/- per month is provided to the pensioner/Family pensioners. The Government hereby order to enchase the existing medical allowance from 300/- to Rs.500/- p.m. The enhanced medical allowance is applicable from the date of issue of these orders.

Regulation of Dearness Relief

The Government hereby order for the 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 2022 at the rates applicable from time to time with effect from 01-01-2019. The Dearness Relief shall be determined at 0.91% for every 1% of Dearness Relief sanctioned to the pensioners of Government of India w.e.f. 01-01-2019.

Payment of Arrears

Arrears on account of consolidation of pension/family pension shall be calculated duly preparing a due-drawn statement from April 2020 to December 2021 and shall be paid along with DR arrears for the period from July 2019 to December 2021 after adjusting the total interim relief paid from July 2019 to December 2021. An illustration is available at Annexure-I. The arrears payable after adjusting the interim relief shall be paid in four equal quarterly instalments during the financial year 2022-23 viz. June 2022, September 2022, December 2022 & March 2023.

If any pensioner/family pensioner has drawn more Interim Relief than the revised consolidated pension and DR arrears combined, the same shall be adjusted from his/her future DR Arrears.

General Instructions:

At the time of preparation of Revised Consolidated Basic Pension on the Pension 20.2 20. Payment Order, the Pension Disbursing Officer shall simultaneously calculate and note the corresponding Revised Consolidated Basic Enhanced Family Pension and Revised Consolidated Basic Normal Family Pension on the Pension Payment order. Similarly, in the case where the Enhanced Family Pension is being paid, the Normal Family Pension to be payable in future should also be 7 consolidated and noted on the Pension Payment Orders.

All Pension Disbursing Officers, i.e. all Treasury Officers/Pension Payment Officers are requested to implement these orders without any further authorization from the Accountant General (A&E), Andhra Pradesh/Director of State Audit, Andhra Pradesh. The expenditure is allocable among the various States in accordance with the provisions of the G.O.Ms.No.198 Finance Department, dated. 10-07-1969, the G.o. Ms. No.97 dated 07-05-2014,the G.O. Ms. No, 122, Finance(Pen. l)Department,dated22-05-2014 and also as per instructions issued vide the Circular Memo No.9665/125/PSC/2014 Finance(PSC) Department, dated 06-05-2014.

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 the concerned Institutions/Bodies. Any pension consolidation/s made contrary to the above procedure are liable for revision of pension and the excess amount paid thereon shall be recovered from the concerned DDO/Treasury officers/ PAO without any notice.

These orders are applicable to: a) All Government pensioners governed by the AP RPRs 1980.Service pensioners who retired or died prior to July 1st 2018. c) Family pensioners who are in receipt of pension as on July 1st 2018.Provisional pensioners and anticipatory pensioners. The above consolidation of pension does not apply to: Those drawing pension/family pension on Revised U.G.C. /ICAR/AICTE Pay Scales. Pensioners/Family Pensioners of the members of the Andhra Pradesh State Higher Judicial Service and Andhra Pradesh State Judicial Service. Financial Assistance grantees who are not getting Dearness Relief. Those appointed on or after 01-09-2004.

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  1. Sairam,My mother Smt.Kakani Kamala is a family pensioner since 1988.My father Late Sri Kakani Venkata rama rao was a teacher.He retired in 1967 and expired in 1988.Her family pension was Rs.1500 in 2008 and revised to Rs.3350 in 2010 and again to Rs.6500 in 2015, as per PPO details of AP treasury web site.Her DOB is 04-05-1930.Now she is above 90 years.Wether any additional pension, will be paid based on the age criteria.How we will know this, please advise me.
    with regards,
    nagaraju kakani
    9177538847
    rajageethi@yahoo.com

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