GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
Death Relief - Relief in case of death of family pensioners – Payment of
death relief to the legal heirs of the Family Pensioner in case of demise of
Family Pensioner – Orders – Issued.
FINANCE (PENSION-I) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No. 136 Dated: 29.06.2011
Read the following:-
1. G.O.Ms.No.504 Finance & Planning (FW: Pen.I) Department,
2. G.O.Ms.No.281 Finance & Planning (FW: Pen.I) dated
3. G.O.Ms.No.298 Finance & Planning (FW: Pen.I) Dept.,
4. G.O.Ms.No.88 Finance & Planning (FW: Pen. I) Dept.,
5. G.O.Ms.No.250 Finance (Pen. I) Dept., dt.04.10.2005.
6. G.O.Ms.No.238 Finance (Pen.I) Department dated 16.8.2008
7. G.O.Ms.No.438 General Administration (Spl.A) Dept., dated
8. G.O.Ms.No.598 General Administration (Spl.A.) Dept., dated
9. G.O.Ms.No.102, Finance (Pen.I) Department dated 06.04.2010
10. G.O.Rt.No.119, General Administration (Cabinet) Dept., dated
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In the Government Order 1st
read above orders were issued to the
effect that in the event of the death of a retired Government employee who
is in receipt of service pension, a lumpsum amount equal to one month’s
pension, subject to a minimum of Rs.150/- shall be payable to the
nominee nominated by the Pensioner in accordance with the instructions
laid down therein. Subsequently, the minimum amount was raised to
Rs.500/-, Rs.1000/-, Rs.2000/- and Rs.5000/- in the references 2nd to 5th
respectively read above.
2. In the Government Order 6th
read above, Death relief sanctioned in
the G.O. 5th
read above has been extended to all the categories of
Non-Government Service Pensioners whose service pension is being
charged to 2071 – Pension & Other Retirement Benefits. 2
3. In the Government Order 9th
read above, orders were issued
extending the above relief in cases where the spouse of the pensioner predeceases the pensioner and also enhanced the amount of minimum death
relief from Rs.5,000/- to Rs.10,000/- based on the recommendations of
Pay Revision Commission.
4. In the Government Order 10th
read above, orders were issued
constituting a Group of Ministers to negotiate with the Employees’
Associations on the demands arising out of the recommendations of the
Ninth Pay Revision Commission. The Group of Ministers after having
elaborate discussions with them, inter alia, recommended for extending
the Death Relief to the legal heirs of the Family Pensioner, in case of
demise of Family Pensioner.
5. Government after careful consideration of the report of the Group of
Ministers have decided to accept the above recommendation and hereby
order to allow the benefit of death relief to the legal heirs of the Family
pensioner in case of demise of Family pensioner.
6. The Pension Drawing & Disbursing Officers concerned shall
arrange payment of the amount to the legal heirs of the deceased Family
Pensioner on the same day of the death of the Family Pensioner or on the
next working day immediately following the day of the death of the Family
7. All other conditions and instructions issued in the references read
above shall, however, continue to apply to the legal heirs in case of death
of Family Pensioner also. These orders shall apply to the cases of deaths
of Family Pensioners occurred on or after the date of issue of these orders.
8. The G.O is available on Internet and can be accessed at the address
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
RANJEEV R. ACHARYA
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (FP)
The Principal Accountant General, A.P. Hyderabad
The Accountant General (A&E) A.P. Hyderabad.
The Accountant General (Audit. I) A.P. Hyderabad.
The Accountant General (Audit.II) A.P. Hyderabad.
The Director of Treasuries and Accounts, A.P. Hyderabad.
The Director of State Audit, A.P. Hyderabad.
The Director of Works and Projects, Hyderabad.
The Pay and Accounts Officer, Hyderabad.
The Joint Director, Pension Payment Office, M.J Road, Hyderabad- 500 001.
All Departments of Secretariat.
The Principal Secretary to Governor, Raj Bhavan, Hyderabad
All the Heads of Departments.
The Registrar General, High Court of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad
The Registrar, A.P. Administrative Tribunal, Hyderabad.
The Registrar, Lokayukta and Upa Lokayukta, A.P. Hyderabad. 3
The Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission, Hyderabad.
The Managing Director, A.P. GENCO/ TRANSCO, Vidyut Soudha, Hyderabad
The Commissioners of Municipal Corporation, Greater Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Greater
Visakhapatnam, Warangal, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Guntur, Nellore, Kakinada, Eluru, Nizamabad
Karimnagar and Kadapa.
The Registrar, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Dravidian University, Kuppam, Acharya N. G.
Ranga Agricultural University: Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open
University: Andhra Pradesh Open University, Hyderabad, Acharya Nagarjuna University,
Guntur, English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, Jawaharlal Nehru
Technological University, Hyderabad, Kakatiya University, Warangal, K L University,
Vijayawada, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, Osmania University,
Hyderabad, Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad, Sri Venkateswara University,
Tirupati, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, Sri Sathya Sai University, Puttaparthi,
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, Indian Institute of Technology
Hyderabad, Hyderabad, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, GITAM
University, Visakhapatnam, ICFAI University, Hyderabad, NALSAR University of Law,
Hyderabad, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, NTR University of Health Sciences,
Vijayawada, Krishna University, Machilipatnam , Andhra Pradesh, Yogi Vemana University,
Kadapa, Telangana University, Nizamabad, Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda,
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, Adikavi Nannaya University,
Rajamundry, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad, Vignan University,
Guntur, Satavahana University, Karimnagar
The Chairman, Tribunal for Disciplinary Proceedings, Hyderabad.
The Vice Chairman, A.P. Housing Board, Hyderabad.
All the Collectors.
All the District Judges.
All the District Treasury Officers.
All the Chief Executive Officers of Zilla Parishads.
All the District Panchayat Officers.
All the District Educational Officers.
The Joint Director (Works and Accounts)., N.S. Project, Secretariat Buildings, Hyderabad.
The Secretary Tungabhadra Project, via. Hospet, Ballery District.
The Joint Director (Works and Accounts)., N.S. Right Canals, Vijayapuri North,
The Joint Director (Works and Accounts)., N.S. Left Canals, Tekulapally, Khammam District.
The Joint Director (Works and Accounts)., G.B. Project, Dowlaiswaram, E.G. District.
The Director of Accounts, Sriramsagar Project, Nizamabad District.
The Pay and Accounts Officer, T.P.H.L.C., Stage-I, Anantapur.
The Assistant Pay and Accounts Officer, Vamsadhara Project, Srikakulam District.
The Director of State Ports, Kakinada, East Godavari, A.P.,
All the Secretaries of Agricultural Market Committees through Commissioner & Director
Agricultural Marketing (30 copies).
All the Commissioners/ Special Officers of Municipalities through the Commissioner
of Municipalities (50 copies).
The Director General, Dr. M.C.R. H.R.D Institute of A.P., Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.
The Chairman, Commission of Enquiries, A.P. Hyderabad.
The Resident Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh Bhavan,Ashoka Road, New Delhi-110 001.
The Pay & Accounts Officer, Government of Andhra Pradesh, New Delhi-110 001
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