FINANCE (PC and TA) DEPARTMENT
G.O.MS.No. 21 Dated: 18-02-2019
Read the following:
G.O.Ms.No.75, GA (SC.A) Department, dated 28.05.2018.
O R D E R:
In the reference read above, the State Government has constituted the 11th Pay Revision Commission (PRC), which is currently seized of the matters relating to the pay and allied matters of the state government employees. Subsequently, the Service Associations have requested for sanction of Interim Relief (IR) pending final action on the recommendations of PRC.
2. The Government has considered the request of Service Associations and after careful examination decided to sanction Interim Relief pending recommendations of the PRC to all Government Employees, including the employees of the Local Bodies (PR and ULBs) and the Government Institutions receiving Grants-in-Aid from the Government, and Work Charged Employees and Full-Time Contingent Employees who are currently drawing pay in the Revised Scales of Pay 2015.
Accordingly, the following orders are issued:
a. Interim Relief will be paid at the rate of 20% of the basic pay. It is sanctioned notionally w.e.f 01.07.2018. Monetary benefit will be w.e.f. 01.04.2019 and payable in the month of June 2019. The Interim Relief is admissible on Basic Pay as defined under FR 9(21) (a)(i).
b.The Interim Relief sanctioned above shall be shown as a distinct element of remuneration which shall be adjusted against any benefit that may accrue to the employees on account of revision of scales of pay and other allowances as a result of Government’s decision on the Report of the Pay Revision Commissioner.
c.The Interim Relief shall be applicable to all Government Employees, including the Employees of the Local Bodies (PR and ULBs) and the Government institutions receiving Grants-in-Aid and Work Charged Employees and Full-Time Contingent Employees who are currently drawing pay in the Revised Scales of Pay 2015.
d.The Interim Relief will not be admissible to the Officers of the Andhra Pradesh State Higher Judicial Service, the Andhra Pradesh State Judicial Service, All India Service Officers (AIS), and those drawing salaries on UGC / AICTE / ICAR / Government of India Scales, contract staff, and staff of Societies, Autonomous Institutions, Public Sector Undertakings and all those not covered under categories mentioned at ‘Para-2 c’ above. The Interim Relief will also not be admissible to the Part Time Contingent Establishment.
e.The payment on account of Interim Relief involving fractions of fifty paisa and above ignored.
f.The Interim Relief sanctioned above shall not count for computation of Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance or any other Allowances, Encashment of leave, Pay Fixation, Pension or Gratuity etc., and
g.The expenditure on sanction of Interim Relief shall be debited to the detailed Head “010.Salaries – 015. Interim Relief” under respective Major, Minor and Sub heads of Account.
2. All the Departments of Secretariat and Heads of Departments are requested to take prompt steps to provide additional funds under the relevant Heads of Accounts.