Government of Telangana declared the Minimum Pension /Family Pension to Pensioners through the GO.55. Download the TS PRC 2020 GO.55 Consolidated Pension/Family Pension From here.
Pension is an important source of income for individuals after retirement. The Government of Telangana provides pension benefits to its employees who have retired from service. In this blog post, we will discuss the minimum pension and family pension offered to the pensioners in Telangana.
Minimum Pension to Telangana Pensioners
Minimum Pension: The minimum pension in Telangana for the employees who have retired on or after 1st July 2018 is Rs.9,500 per month. The minimum pension is revised from time to time, and the latest revision was made in 2018.
This minimum pension amount is applicable to all the pensioners, including PRC 2020 pensioners, who are drawing a pension lower than Rs.9,500 per month.
Family Pension to spouse or dependent family members
Family Pension: Family pension is a type of pension provided to the spouse or the dependent family members of the deceased pensioner. The minimum family pension in Telangana is 50% of the minimum pension, which is Rs.9,500 per month.
In case the deceased pensioner was drawing a higher pension, then the family pension will be 50% of the pension drawn by the deceased pensioner.
Minimum pension or Family pension Eligibility
Eligibility: To be eligible for the minimum pension or family pension in Telangana, the employee must have completed a minimum of 10 years of service.
The pensioner should have retired from the service of the Government of Telangana or any of its affiliated organizations. The family pension is payable to the spouse or the dependent family members of the deceased pensioner.
Apply for Minimum Pension or Family Pension
Pensioners can apply for the minimum pension or family pension by submitting the necessary documents to the concerned department. The documents required for the minimum pension are pension payment order, service book, and life certificate.
For the family pension, the applicant must submit the death certificate of the pensioner, proof of relationship with the pensioner, and the pension payment order.
Pensioners can apply for the minimum pension or family pension by submitting the necessary documents to the concerned department.
Minimum Pension or Family Pension Govt Order.55
TS PRC 2021 GO.55 Details are provided here for information purpose. Minimum Pension or Family Pension Enhanced to Pensioners, Family pensioners in Telangana PRC 2021: 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.
PRC News: Chief Minister has announced in the Assembly on the implementation of the 11th Pay Revision Commission (PRC) with 30% fitment and increasing the retirement age to 61 years from 58 years, as promised before 2018 elections.
In a huge announcement for retired employees, the Chief Minister said the age limit for extending the 15% additional quantum of pension would be reduced to 70 years from the existing 75 years. Similarly, the maximum gratuity paid to retired employees would be increased from the present ₹12 lakh to ₹16 lakh. Besides, family pension would be extended to the employees covered under the contributory pension scheme.
Consolidated Pension/Family Pension to Telangana Pensioners
|Name of the GO||Consolidated Pension/Family Pension GO|
|Title||Family Pension to Pensioners, Family Pensioners|
|Subject||Minimum Pension /Family Pension to Pensioners, Family Pensioners|
|PRC Name||TS RPS 2020 (TS PRC 2020)|
|GO Number||GO.55 Consolidated Pension/Family Pension|
|Download GO.55||Download the Consolidated Pension/Family Pension GO.55|
|Download GO.1406||Download the Payment of Pension Arrears GO.1406|
|TS PRC 2021||Telangana PRC 2021 Latest Updates|
|Minimum Pension (Family Pension)||9500/- per month|
Payment of Pension Arrears
- The arrears on account of consolidation of pension/family pension/financial assistance for the period from 01.04.2020 to 31.05.2021 will be paid in (36) equal installments.
- The arrears on account of revision of gratuity limit from Rupees Twelve Lakhs to Rupees Sixteen Lakhs, for the period from 01.04.2020 to will be paid in (36) equal monthly installments.
- Government have decided that the above arrears shall be paid in Thirty Six (36) equal monthly instalments starting from the month of January, 2022 i.e. along with the pension payable on 01.02.2022 and in respect of pensioners who expired after 01.04.2020, the arrears shall be paid in lumpsum to the family pensioner/legal heirs of the pensioner.
TS PRC 2020 GO.55 Details: Consolidated Pension/ Family Pension
GO.Ms.No.55 Subject: PENSIONS – Sanction of Consolidated Pension/Family Pension to Pensioners retired in the Pre-Revised Scales of Pay, 2020 – Enhancement of Financial Assistance – Enhancement of Minimum Pension to Pensioners & Family Pensioners – Orders – Issued. (Dated: 11-06-2021). Reference Govt Orders as follows.
- G.O.Ms.No.25, Finance (HRM.IV) Dept., dated.18.03.2015.
- G.O.Ms.No.33, Finance (HRM.V) Dept., dated.07.04.2015.
- G.O.Ms.No.86, G.A. (Spl.A) Dept., dated.18.05.2018.
- G.O.Ms.No.90, Finance (HRM.V) Dept., dated.08.11.2019.
- G.O.Ms.No.70, Finance (HRM.V) Dept., dated.23.10.2020.
- G.O.Ms.No.51, Finance (HRM.IV) Dept., dated.11.06.2021.
1) In the Government Order, GO Ms.No.25, dated.18.03.2015, orders were issued constituting the 1st Pay Revision Commission. The Pay Revision Commission has submitted its report to the Government on 31.12.2020 and recommended, inter-alia, the following in respect of Pensionary benefits.
(a) Consolidate the Pension/Family Pension from 01-07-2018 onwards applying the formula adopted for the re-fixation of pay in the case of revision of scales of pay of employees in service, i.e., by adding the amount of Dearness Relief as on 01-07-2018 on pension and fitment of 7.5% on the Basic Pension/Basic Family Pension.
(b) Pay the Dearness Relief on such revised Consolidated Basic Pension /Consolidated Basic Family Pension at the same rates as are applicable to serving employees. (c). Fix the Minimum Pension/Family Pension at Rs.9,500/- p.m. (d). Raise the minimum Financial Assistance to the minimum of Family Pension of Rs.9,500/- p.m. with no Dearness Relief. (e). Continue the existing commutation table.
2) In the Government Order, G.O.Ms.No.51, dated.11.06.2021, orders were issued revising the Pay Scales of the State Government employees in pursuance of the recommendations of the First Pay Revision Commission and discussions with employees associations, with a fitment benefit of 30%, with effect from 01.07.2018 and with monetary benefit from 01.04.2020.
3) Government, after careful consideration of the matter, have decided to implement the recommendations of the Pay Revision Commission mentioned in para 1 above, subject to the modification that the fitment benefit for consolidation of pension in the Revised Pay Scales shall be 30% instead of 7.5% recommended by the Pay Revision Commission and accordingly order the following;
4). (a) The existing Pension/Family Pension, in respect of those retired or died while in service prior to 01.07.2018 and also in the case of Family Pensioners who are in receipt of Family Pension as on 1.7.2018 be consolidated,
by adding fitment benefit of 30% on the Basic Pension/Basic Family Pension and by merging the Dearness Relief @ 30.392% admissible as on 01.07.2018. The same shall be known as Revised Consolidated Basic Pension/Revised Consolidated Basic Family Pension.
(b) This Revised Consolidated Basic Pension or Revised Consolidated Basic Family Pension shall come into force with effect from 01.07.2018 notionally and the monetary benefit be allowed with effect from 01.04.2020. (c) The Consolidated Pension/Family Pension shall be paid from the month of June, 2021 payable in the month of July, 2021.
(d) The arrears on account of Consolidation of Pension/Family Pension /Financial Assistance for the period from 01.04.2020 to 31.05.2021, will be paid in 36 equal monthly instalments. (e) No difference on Retirement Gratuity/Encashment of Earned Leave shall be allowed in case of employees who retired between 01.07.2018 and 31.03.2020.
5). 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. 6). While consolidating the Pension, the additional quantum of pension paid to Pensioners on attaining specified ages, which is shown distinctly, should be ignored.
7). In the case of employees who retired from service on or after 01.07.2018, the pension shall be calculated on the pay in Revised Pay Scales, 2020 only. [8.1] The employees who retired between 01.07.2018 and 31.03.2020 are eligible for revision of their pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2020 notionally as per the orders issued in the G.O. sixth read above.
As such, the pensions of these employees have to be revised notionally based on the revised pay in Revised Pay Scales, 2020 and monetary benefit should be allowed from 01.04.2020 only.
[8.2] No difference on Retirement Gratuity/Encashment of Earned Leave shall be allowed to the Pensioners on the pension notionally fixed as above. [8.3]. However, the difference in commutation value of pension shall be allowed on the pension notionally fixed as above, keeping in view the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India dated.11.11.2005 in C.A.Nos.6780/2005 (arising out of SLP (Civil) No.5394-5470/2004) and as per the orders issued in G.O.(P).No.108, Finance (Pen.I) Department, Dated:03.05.2006.
9). A Government servant shall continue to be entitled to commute for lumpsum payment up to 40% of his Pension. The existing table of commutation value for Pension shall be continued.
10). Government also hereby order for the payment of Dearness Relief on the Revised Consolidated Basic Pension/Revised Consolidated Basic Family Pension at the rates applicable from time to time, with effect from 01.01.2019, 01.07.2019 as indicated below, with monetary benefit from 01-04-2020.
11). The Dearness Relief shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee. 12). These orders are applicable to: (a) All Government Pensioners governed by Telangana State Revised Pension Rules, 1980;
i). Who retired or died prior to 01.07.2018.
ii). Those who retired or died on or after 01.07.2018 without availing the benefit of Revised Pay Scales, 2020.
iii). Those who retired prior to 01.01.1996 drawing UGC pay scales and whose pension was ordered to be consolidated in the light of orders issued in G.O.(P).No.95 Finance (Pen.I) Department, dt.01.08.2000.
iv). Provisional Pensioners and Anticipatory Pensioners.
(b) All Government Pensioners in receipt of Service Pensions, Family Pensions under Revised Pension Rules, 1951, the survivors of class-IV employees of Nizam-E-Jamiath of Ex-Hyderabad Government, Telangana Liberalized Pension Rules 1961 and Telangana Government Servants (Family Pension) Rules, 1964.
(c) Teaching and Non-teaching Pensioners of Municipalities, Panchayat Raj Institutions and Aided Educational Institutions who are in receipt of Pensions under the Telangana Liberalised Pension Rules,1961 and Telangana Government Servants (Family Pension) Rules, 1964 and Telangana State Revised Pension Rules, 1980.
(d) 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 Telangana Liberalized Pension Rules, 1961.
(e) Those drawing Family Pensions under G.O.Ms.No.22, Finance and Planning (FW.Pen-I) Department, dated.16.01.1971, G.O.Ms.No.104, Finance and Planning [FW.Pen-I) Department, dated.13.04.1973 and G.O.Ms.No.25, Finance and Planning (FW.Pen-I) Department, dated.02.02.1974.
(f) Pensioners who are in receipt of Compassionate Pension under the rules for Compassionate Pensions and Gratuities in the Hyderabad Civil Services Rules. (g) Those in receipt of Pensions under the Extraordinary Pension Rules. (h) Jagir and Estate Pensioners.
13). The above Consolidation of Pension does not apply to: i). Those who drew pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010/Revised U.G.C./ICAR/AICTE Pay Scales of 1996/2006/2016, even if because of administrative reasons, they have not actually drawn the pay in their Revised Pay Scales.
ii). Pensioners/Family Pensioners of the members of the Telangana State Higher Judicial Service and Telangana State Judicial Service. iii). Financial Assistance Grantees who are not getting Dearness Relief. iv). Those who are appointed on or after 01.09.2004.
14). Revised Consolidated Basic Pension now sanctioned shall be worked out with reference to the gross Pension i.e., including commuted portion of Pension. The commuted portion of pension which remained un-restored, should be deducted from the Revised Consolidated Basic Pension while making monthly disbursements.
15). In respect of Pensioners and Family Pensioners who are re-employed, employed, respectively, their Pension/Family Pension shall also be notionally consolidated and Revised Consolidated Basic Pension/ Revised Consolidated Basic Family 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 01.07.2018 will not be admissible to them during the period of re-employment as per the orders issued in G.O.Ms.No.145, Finance and Planning (FW.PSC) Department, dated.16.10.2000.
16). At the time of noting Revised Consolidated Basic Pension on the Pension 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 orders. Similarly, in case where Enhanced Family Pension is being paid, the Normal Family Pension to be payable in future should also be consolidated and noted on the Pension Payment Orders.
17). 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, Family Pensioners and obtain their acknowledgment 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.
18). Government also hereby order that the existing Minimum Pension of Rs.6,500/- p.m. shall be enhanced to Rs.9,500/- p.m. This enhancement shall come into force with effect from 01.07.2018, with the monetary benefit from 01.04.2020.
19). In respect of Pensioners, whose Revised Consolidated Basic Pension/ Revised Consolidated Basic Family Pension falls short of Rs.9,500/, the same shall be raised to Rs.9,500/- p.m.
20). Enhancement of minimum Pension shall apply to those pensioners referred to in para-12 above and Pensioners who are in receipt of Family Pension under G.O.Ms.No.83, Finance and Planning (FW.Pen-I) Department, dated.05.03.1983 and G.O.Ms.No.314, Finance and Planning (FW.Pen-I) Department, dated.21.11.1983.
21). The minimum Pension is inclusive of commuted portion of Pension. As such, commuted portion of Pension will be deducted from the minimum pension of Rs.9,500/- per month while making monthly disbursement except in respect of Pensioners whose commutation is restored as per the existing orders.
22). Government also hereby order that the existing Financial Assistance of Rs.6,500/- p.m. shall be revised and placed at the minimum of Family Pension of Rs.9,500/- p.m. No Dearness Relief will be admissible on this Financial Assistance. This enhancement shall come into force with effect from 01.07.2018, with the monetary benefit from 01.04.2020.
23). 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.9,500/- p.m.
24). In respect of Pensioners drawing two Pensions, viz., Service Pension and Family Pension, or Central Government Pension and State Government Pension, Dearness Relief shall be allowed on only one of the Pensions. Similarly, no Dearness Relief shall be allowed on the Family Pension drawn by an employee who is allowed Dearness Allowance on his pay.
25). 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), Telangana Hyderabad/ Director of State Audit, Telangana, Hyderabad.
26). The expenditure is allocable among the various States in accordance with the provisions of G.O.Ms.No.198, Finance Department, dated.10.07.1969, G.O.Ms.No.97, Finance (PSC) Department, dated. 07.05.2014, G.O.Ms.No.122, Finance (Pen.I) Department, dated 22.05.2014 and also as per the instructions issued vide Circular Memo No. 9665/125/ PSC/2014, Finance (PSC) Department, dt.06.05.2014.
27). 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. – Download the TS PRC 2021 Consolidated Pension/Family Pension GO.55 From here.
Dear pensioners, PRC effected from 01.07.2018. (2) from 01.07.2018 to 31.03.2020 notional. (3) from 01.04.2020 to 30.03.2020 monitor benefit. (4) from 01.04.2021 cash. (5) who were retired on or before 30.06.2018, their fixation prepared by STO/DTO.
(6) who were retired on or after 01.07.2018 their fixation prepared by concerned DDO, and submit to concern STO/DTO. (7) After fixation approve by STO /DTO, Revised pension papers, must and submit to the AG Office.
TS PRC 20215 Details
Telangana State government. increased the minimum pension to Rs.6500/- from Rs.3350/- and the commutation is assured of 40 percent. But govt not yet declared on the arrears to be paid for pensioners.
As 43 percent has given for pensioners also the revised pension from July 1st 2013 to June 1st 2014 will be as notional. From June 2nd 2014 it will be monitory benefit. From March 2015 pensioners can avail by supplementary bill of present month.
According to GO.33 Same will be implemented to family pensioner. To know the increase in pension of a pensioner due to revised pension, finance department prepared some tables(ready reckoner). which we can know by download the rekconer.
Those who retired between 1.7.2013 to 1.6.2014 are eligible to the increase. But when pension is as notional, gratuity, monitory benefits of ELs etc will not be paid. But the difference of commutation value will be permitted according to the supreme court judgement.
Pensioners can avail their monitory benefits by giving 40 percent commutation to govt related to this old table will continue.
- Changes in DR as it is given 2 times. now the DR will be 8.908 ( 5.240 + 3.668)
- 4. DR will not applicable to family pensioners but eligible to raise in minimum pension from Rs. 3,350 to Rs. 6,500/- govt yet to be decided on arrears for them.
- Minimum pension will be will be as Rs. 6,500/- those who are availing both service and family pension. Minimum Pension Enhanced to Pensioners
For example: According to the PRC 2010:
Basic pension through 2010 PRC : Rs.3,600/-
Present DR: 2,805/-
27 percent IR: 972/-
Total : 7,377
According to the New 2015 PRC:
43 percent on basic pension (Rs.3,600/-): Rs. 1548/-
DR on 1.7.2013 (63.344%): 2,281/-
Revised pension as on 1.7.2013: Rs. 7429/-
DR on revised pension as on 1.7.14(8.908%): 662
So, Pension arrears to be paid every month from 1.7.2014 : 714 ( per month). Download the GO.33 Pensioners GO
What is the minimum pension in Telangana?
The minimum pension in Telangana for employees who retired on or after July 1, 2018, is Rs.9,500 per month.
What is the minimum pension in Telangana?
Family pension is a type of pension provided to the spouse or dependent family members of the deceased pensioner. The minimum pension is Rs.9,500 per month.
Is the minimum pension revised from time to time?
Yes, the minimum pension is revised from time to time. The latest revision was made in 2018.
Who is eligible for minimum pension in Telangana?
To be eligible for minimum pension in Telangana, the employee must have completed a minimum of 10 years of service and should have retired from the service of the Government of Telangana or any of its affiliated organizations.
How can I apply for minimum pension or family pension in Telangana?
Pensioners can apply for minimum pension or family pension by submitting the necessary documents to the concerned department.