Dearness Relief to retired employees (pensioners)/ Family Pensioners of Government of Andhra Pradesh @ 5.24% with effect from 1st July, 2019 – Sanctioned – Orders – GO – NO – 100
In the reference 17th read above, Government have revised the rates of Dearness Relief to pensioners sanctioned in the G.O. 14th read above, raising it by 3.144% from 27.248% of the basic pension to 30.392% of the basic pension from 01.07.2018. Further the Government have decided to sanction the due Dearness Relief instalments in a time bound manner. Accordingly the 2nd DR which was due from 01.01.2019 @ 3.144% i.e. enhancing the rate from 30.392% to 33.536% was released from the pension of July 2021 onwards and the 3rd DR which was due from 01.07.2019 @ 5.24% i.e. enhancing the rate from 33.536% to 38.776% will be released from pension of January 2022 onwards.
Accordingly, orders were issued in 18th read above with detailed instructions for revision of Dearness Relief (DR) sanctioned in the G.O.Ms.No.98, Finance (HR.III-Pension) Department dated 01.12.2020 to retired Employees (Pensioners) of Government of Andhra Pradesh from the rate of 30.392% to 33.536% w.e.f. 1st January, 2019.
Now, in accordance with the orders issued in para 7 and 8 of the G.O. 17th read above, Government hereby order the revision of the Dearness Relief
sanctioned vide G.O. in the reference 17th read above to the retired employees
(pensioners) of Government of Andhra Pradesh from the rate of 33.536% to
38.776% w.e.f. the1st July, 2019 in respect of: a. those who retired from service after 01.07.2013 and drawing pension in the Revised Pay Scales, 2015; b. those who retired prior to 01.7.2013 and whose pension was consolidated in the light of orders issued in the G.O. 2nd read above.
The Dearness Relief sanctioned in above paras shall be paid in cash with pension of January 2022 onwards. The arrears on account of increase of DR for the period from 01.07.2019 to 31.12.2021 shall be paid in three (3) equal instalments from the pension of January 2022 onwards.