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Thursday, February 2, 2012

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GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH 
ABSTRACT 
ALLOWANCES - Dearness Allowance – Dearness Allowance to the State Government 
Employees from 1
st
 July 2011 – Sanctioned – Orders – Issued. 
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FINANCE (PC-I) DEPARTMENT 
G.O.Ms.No.25                          Dated:02.02.2012. 
          Read the following: 
  1. G.O.(P).No.588, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated 7-8-2004. 
  2. G.O.(P).No.4, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated 10-1-2005. 
  3. G.O.(P).No.161, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated 22-6-2005. 
   4. G.O.(P).No.213, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated 27-8-2005. 
  5. G.O.(P).No.214, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 30-8-2005. 
  6. G.O.(P).No.112, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 05-05-2006. 
  7. G.O.(P).No.117, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 08-05-2006. 
  8.  G.O.(P).No.139, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 05-06-2006. 
  9. G.O.(P).No.19, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 02-02-2007. 
10.  G.O.(P).No.133, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 12-06-2007. 
11.  G.O.(P).No.255, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 17-10-2007. 
12.  G.O.(P).No.100, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 09-04-2008. 
13.  G.O.(P).No.372, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 13-11-2008. 
14.  G.O.(P).No.104, Finance (P.C.I) Department, dated 31-03-2009. 
15.    G.O.Ms.No.265, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated:26.10.2009. 
16. G.O.Ms.No.9, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated: 18.01.2010 
17. G.O.Ms.No.63, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated: 09.03.2010. 
18. G.O.Ms.No.248, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated: 07.07.2010. 
19.    G.O.Ms.No.352, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated: 06.12.2010. 
20.    G.O.Ms.No.104, Finance (PC-I) Department, dated: 30.05.2011. 
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O R D E R: 
 Government hereby order the revision of rate of Dearness Allowance sanctioned 
in the G.O. 20
th
 read above to the State Government employees in the Andhra Pradesh 
Revised Pay Scales, 2010 from 29.96% of the basic pay to 35.952% of basic pay from  1
st
July 2011.  
2. The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the above para shall also be payable to 
to: 
i) The employees of Zilla Parishad, Mandal Parishad, Gram Panchayats, 
Municipalities, Municipal Corporations, Agricultural Market Committees and 
Zilla Grandhalaya Samasthas, Work Charged Establishment, who are drawing 
pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010 and to the full time 
contingent employees whose remuneration has been revised from Rs.3850/- to 
Rs.6700/- per month vide G.O.Ms.No.171, Finance (P.C.III) Department, dated 
13.05.2010. 
ii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Aided Institutions including Aided 
Polytechnics who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay 
Scales, 2010. 
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iii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Universities including the Acharya N.G. 
Ranga Agricultural University, the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University 
who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010. 
3.1. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Allowance in 
respect of State Government employees drawing the Revised U.G.C Pay Scales, 2006, from 
51% to 58% of the basic pay with effect from 1
st
 July 2011.   
3.2. The above rate of Dearness Allowance is also applicable to: 
(i) the Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of Government and Aided Affiliated 
Degree Colleges who are drawing pay in the Revised  U.G.C Pay Scales, 
2006.  
(ii) the Teaching staff of the Universities including the Acharya N.G. Ranga 
Agricultural University and the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University 
and the Teaching staff of Govt. Polytechnics who are drawing pay in the 
Revised UGC/AICTE Pay Scales,2006. 
4.1. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Allowance in 
respect of State Government employees drawing the Revised U.G.C Pay Scales, 1996, from 
115% to 127% of the basic pay with effect from 1
st
 July 2011, as DA equivalent to 50% 
Basic Pay was already merged through G.O.Ms.No.9, Higher Education (U.E.I) Department, 
dated: 8-2-2006 and G.O.(P)No.173, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated:23.07.2007. 
4.2. The above rate of Dearness Allowance is also applicable to: 
(i) the Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of Government and Aided Affiliated 
Degree Colleges who are drawing pay in the Revised  U.G.C Pay Scales, 
1996.  
(ii) the Teaching staff of the Universities including the Acharya N.G. Ranga 
Agricultural University and the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University 
and the Teaching staff of Govt. Polytechnics who are drawing pay in the 
Revised UGC/AICTE Pay Scales,1996. 
5. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Allowance in respect 
of Judicial Officers whose pay scales were revised  as per First National Judicial Pay 
Commission Report vide G.O.Ms.No.60, Law (LA&J SC_F) Department, dated: 07.05.2003 
from 115% to 127% of the basic pay with effect from 1
st
 July, 2011, as Dearness Allowance 
equivalent to 50% of basic pay was already merged as Dearness pay vide G.O.Ms.No.27, 
Law (LA&J SC-F) Department, dated: 13.03.2008. 
6. Government also hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Allowance in respect 
of Judicial Officers whose pay scales were revised  as per Shri E.Padmanabhan Committee 
Report vide G.O.Ms.No.73, Law (JA&J SCF) Department dated: 01.05.2010 from 51% to 
58% with effect from 1
st
 July 2011.   
7. Government hereby order the revision of rate of Dearness Allowance sanctioned 
in the G.O. 20
th
 read above to the State Government employees in the Andhra Pradesh 
Revised Pay Scales, 2005 from 99.852% of the basic pay to 111.156% of the basic pay with 
effect from 1
st
 July 2011 in the Revised Pay Scales of 2005.
7.1.     The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the above para shall also be payable to: 
i) The employees of Zilla Parishad, Mandal Parishad, Gram Panchayats, 
Municipalities, Municipal Corporations, Agricultural Market Committees and 
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Zilla Grandhalaya Samsthas and Work Charged Establishment who are 
drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2005. 
ii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Aided Institutions including Aided 
Polytechnics who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay 
Scales, 2005. 
iii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Universities including the Acharya N.G. 
Ranga Agricultural University, the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University 
who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2005. 
8. Government hereby order the revision of rate of Dearness Allowance sanctioned 
in the G.O. 20
th
 read above to the State Government employees in the Andhra Pradesh 
Revised Pay Scales, 1999 from 116.974% of the basic pay to 126.79% of the basic pay with 
effect from 1
st
 July 2011 in the Revised Pay Scales of 1999.
8.1.     The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the above para shall also be payable to: 
i) The employees of Zilla Parishad, Mandal Parishad, Gram Panchayats, 
Municipalities, Municipal Corporations, Agricultural Market Committees and 
Zilla Grandhalaya Samsthas and Work Charged Establishment who are 
drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 1999. 
ii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Aided Institutions including Aided 
Polytechnics who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay 
Scales, 1999. 
iii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Universities including the Acharya N.G. 
Ranga Agricultural University, the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University 
who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 1999. 
9. Government also hereby sanction an ad-hoc increase of  Rs.100/- per month in 
cash to the Part-Time Assistants and Village Servants from 1
st
 July 2011. 
10.1 The Dearness Allowance sanctioned in the paras 1-9 above shall be paid in cash 
from the month of  November 2011. The arrears on account of payment of Dearness 
Allowance for the period from 1
st 
July 2011 to 31
st
 October 2011 shall be credited to the 
General Provident Fund Account of the respective employees.  
10.2. However, in the case of employees who are due to retire before 1
st
 June 2012 the 
arrears of Dearness Allowance shall be drawn and paid in cash as the employee due to retire 
on superannuation is compulsorily exempted from making any subscription to the General 
Provident Fund during the last four months of service. 
10.3. In respect of those who do not have General Provident Fund accounts, the arrears 
of Dearness Allowance for the period of 1
st
 July 2011 to 31
st
 October 2011 shall be credited 
to the Major Head “8009 - State Provident Funds – 01 Civil – M.H.101. General Provident 
Fund- S.H.(01) General Provident Fund (Regular)”, to  be transferred to the General 
Provident Fund Account whenever opened. However, in the case of an employee who ceases 
to be in service prior to the opening of a General  Provident Fund account, the arrears so 
impounded shall be drawn and paid with the interest on the date on which such employee 
ceases to be in service. 
10.4.  The arrears from 1
st
 July 2011 to 31
st
 October 2011 shall be credited to the Head 
of Account:  I. Small Savings, Provident funds etc., (b) Provident Funds, 8009- State 
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Provident Funds, 01-Civil, M.H.101. General Provident Funds, S.H.(03)‘Compulsory 
Savings Scheme’ under “ Public Account” in respect  of such of the employees who were 
recruited on or after 01-09-2004 and are governed by the Contributory Pension Scheme and 
do not have G.P.F. account.  
10.5. In respect of Full Time Contingent Employees, who  are not eligible for GPF 
Accounts, the arrears may be paid in cash. 
10.6. In the event of death of any employee before the issue of these orders, the legal 
heir(s) shall be entitled to the arrears of Dearness allowance in cash.  
11. The term ‘Pay’ for this purpose shall be as defined in F.R.9 (21) (a) (i).
12. The Drawing Officer shall prefer the bill on the Pay & Accounts Officer, 
Hyderabad, or the Pay & Accounts Officer/ the Assistant Pay & Accounts Officer of the 
Andhra Pradesh Works Accounts Service or the Treasury Officer, as the case may be, for the 
amount of arrears for the period from 1
st
 July 2011 to 31
st
  October 2011 to be adjusted to 
the General Provident Fund Account in the case of an employee who has opened a General 
Provident Fund Account.  
12.1. Bills for the adjustment of arrears of Dearness Allowance to the Compulsory 
Savings Account as per para 10.3, shall be presented at the same time as bills for crediting the 
arrears of Dearness Allowance to the General Provident Fund Account as per para 10.1 
13. The Drawing Officers shall ensure that the Bills are supported by proper schedules 
in duplicate indicating the details of the employee, the General Provident Fund Account 
Number and the amount to be credited to the General Provident Fund Account, to the Pay & 
Accounts Officer/Treasury Officers/Assistant Pay & Accounts Officers or Pay & Accounts 
Officers of the Andhra Pradesh Works Accounts Service, as the case may be.  The Pay & 
Accounts Officer/Assistant Pay & Accounts Officer or Pay and Accounts Officer of the 
Andhra Pradesh Works Accounts Service/District Treasury Officer/Sub-Treasury Officer 
shall follow the usual procedure of furnishing one copy of the schedules along with bills to 
the Accountant General based on which the Accountant General shall credit the amounts to 
the General Provident Fund Accounts of the individuals concerned.  The second copy of the 
schedules shall be furnished to the Drawing Officers with Voucher Numbers. 
14. All the Drawing Officers are requested to ensure that the bills as per the above 
orders are drawn and the amounts credited to General Provident Fund Account by the end of
April 2012 at the latest.  The Audit Officers (Pay & Accounts Officer, Deputy Directors of 
District Treasuries and Pay & Accounts Officer of Andhra Pradesh Works Accounts Service, 
etc.) are requested not to admit the pay bills of the Office concerned  for the month of  
April, 2012 unless a certificate is enclosed to the bills to the effect that the arrears of 
difference in Dearness Allowance for the period from  1
st
 July 2011 to 31
st
 October 2011
are drawn and credited to the General Provident Fund Account.
15. In respect of employees working in Government Offices in the Twin Cities, the 
Pay and Accounts Officer shall consolidate and furnish information in the  proforma
annexed (Annexure-I) to this order to the Finance (PC.I) Department to reach on or before 
30
th
 May 2012. 
16. All the Audit Officers (Sub-Treasury Officers) are requested to furnish the figures 
of the amount credited to the General Provident Fund Account and the amounts credited to 
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Compulsory Savings Account in the prescribed  proforma (Annexure-I) enclosed, to the 
District Treasury by the end of 15
th
 June 2012. 
17. The Deputy Directors of District Treasuries in turn shall consolidate the 
information and furnish the same in the same proforma to the Director of Treasuries and 
Accounts by 30
th
 June 2012 and who in turn, shall furnish the information to Government by 
15
th
 July 2012. 
18. In respect of employees of Local Bodies, the Drawing Officers shall furnish the 
above information in the prescribed proforma as per Annexure-II to the Audit Officer of 
the District concerned before 15
th
 June 2012 and who will, in turn furnish the consolidated 
information to the Director of State Audit by 30
th
 June 2012.  The Director of State Audit in 
turn shall furnish the consolidated information to the Finance (PC.I) Department by 15
th
 July 
2012.
19. In regard to the Project Staff, the Joint Director of Accounts of each Project shall 
furnish the information in the prescribed proforma as per Annexure-II  to the Director of 
Works Accounts by 15
th
 June 2012,  and who, in turn, shall furnish the information to the 
Finance  (PC.I) Department by  30
th
 June 2012. 
          
20. All the Drawing and Disbursing Officers and Audit  Officers are requested to 
intimate to the employees working under their control as to how much amount of arrears of 
Dearness Allowance is credited to the General Provident Fund Account/Compulsory Savings 
Account as per the  Proforma annexed (Annexure-II) to this order.  They are further 
requested to adhere to the above instructions and any deviation or non-compliance of these 
instructions will be viewed seriously. 
21. All the Heads of the Departments and Departments of Secretariat are requested to 
issue suitable instructions to the Drawing and Disbursing Officers under their control and to 
see that these instructions are followed scrupulously.  The Director of Treasuries and 
Accounts/Director of State Audit/Pay & Accounts Officer/Director of Works Accounts, 
Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, are requested to issue suitable instructions to their subordinate 
Audit Officers so that these instructions are carefully followed by them. 
22. The expenditure on the Dearness Allowance to the employees of Agricultural 
Market Committees, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, Greater Visakha Municipal 
Corporation and Vijayawada Municipal Corporation shall be met from their own funds in 
view of the orders issued in the reference 16
th
 read above..  
23. The G.O. is available on Internet and can be accessed at the address 
http://goir.ap.gov.in  and http://www.apfinance.gov.in. 
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH) 
Dr.P.V.RAMESH 
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (R&E) 
  
To 
The Principal Accountant General (Audit – I), A.P., Hyderabad. (20 copies) 
The Principal Accountant General (Audit – II) AP, Hyderabad (20 copies) 
The Accountant General (A & E) A.P., Hyderabad (by name) 
The Director of Treasuries & Accounts, AP, Hyderabad 
The Director of State Audit, A.P., Hyderabad 
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The Pay & Accounts Officer, A.P., Hyderabad. 
The Director of Works Accounts, A.P., Hyderabad 
The Principal Secretary to Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad. 
The Principal Secretary Secretary to the Chief Minister and Private Secretaries to all Ministers. 
All Special Chief Secretaries / Principal Secretaries / Secretaries to Government with a request  
   to communicate to all concerned 
All Departments of Secretariat. 
All Heads of Departments including Collectors, Superintendents of Police and District Judges. 
The Registrar, A.P. High Court, Hyderabad (with a covering letter). 
The Registrar, A.P. Administrative Tribunal, Hyderabad (with a covering letter). 
The Secretary, A.P. TRANSCO, A.P. GENCO, Vidyuth Soudha, Hyderabad (with a covering letter). 
The Secretary, A.P. Public Service Commission, Hyderabad (with a covering letter). 
The Vice Chairman and Managing Director, A.P.State Road Transport Corporation, Hyderabad (with a covering letter). 
All the Joint Directors of Works Projects. 
All the District Treasury Officers. 
All the Chief Executive Officers of all Zilla Parishads. 
All the District Educational Officers. 
All the Secretaries to Agricultural Market Committees through the Commissioner and Director  
 of Agricultural Marketing, A.P., Hyderabad.. 
All the Secretaries  of  Zilla Grandhalaya Samsthas through the Director of Public Libraries, A.P. Hyderabad. 
All the Commissioners/Special Officers of the Municipalities/Corporations. 
All the Recognized Service Associations. 
The Registrar of all the Universities. 
Copy to Finance (BG) Department for obtaining Supplementary Grant if necessary. 
Copy to the General Administration (Cabinet) Department. 
This G.O is available on the Internet at http://www.aponline.gov.in and http://www.apfinance.gov.in. 
Copy to S.F./S.Cs. 
//FORWARDED::BY ORDER// 
SECTION OFFICER  PRTU
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ANNEXURE - I
(As per paras 15 to 17 of G.O.Ms.No.        , Finance (PC.I) Department, dated:  -02-2012) 
1. Name of the Sub-Treasury/ 
 District Treasury/Audit Officer.  :: 
2. The amount of arrears of D.A. 
 credited to G.P.F. Accounts.   :: 
3. The amount of arrears of D.A. 
 credited to Compulsory Savings 
 Account.     :: 
4. Total amount of arrears of D.A. 
 credited to the G.P.F. Accounts 
 and credited to Compulsory 
 Savings Account.    :: 
Date:       Signature of the Audit Authority 
ANNEXURE  -  II
(As per paras 18 to 20 of G.O.Ms.No.       , Finance (PC.I) Department, dated:     -02-2012) 
1. Name of Office    :: 
2. Designation of the Drawing and  
 Disbursing Officer.    :: 
3. Name and designation of the employee. :: 
4. Whether the amount of arrears credited 
 to the General Provident Fund  Account/ 
 Compulsory Savings Accounts.  :: 
5. The amount of arrears of  D.A. 
 so credited to G.P.F. Account/  
 Compulsory  Savings Account.  :: 
Date: 
Office Seal      Signature of the Drawing and  
                Disbursing Officer 
  
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