Retirement Gratuity And Death Gratuity to CPS Employees of Andhra Pradesh



The Government of Andhra Pradesh (AP) has issued a GO MS No.107, dated 29.06.2017 with a view to extend the Retirement Gratuity and Death Gratuity to all government employees who are under Contributor Pension Scheme (CPS). As per the GO dated 29.06.2017, all CPS (also known as New Pension Scheme) employees are eligible to get the benefits of Retirement Gratuity and Death Gratuity. The above GO is applicable to all CPS employees recruited on or after 01.09.2004. The extract of the GO is appended below.




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FINANCE (HR.V-Pension, GPF) DEPARTMENT 








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G.O MS No. 107                                                                                                     Dated: 29-06-2017 




  • G.O.Ms. No.653, Finance (Pension) Department, dt. 22.9.2004

  • G.O.M. No. 7/5/2012, P&PW(F)/B, dated 26.8.2016 of Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances &Pensions, Department of Pension &Pensioners Welfare. 

  • Representation of the President, A.P. Secretariat Association. 

  • The  Representation JAC of Employees Chairman, Teachers, Workers Associations. 

  • Representation of the Chairman, JAC of Employees, Teachers, Workers and Retired Employees Associations (AP JAC Amaravati). 




ORDER



  1. In the G.O. 1st read above, the Contributory Pension Scheme was introduced with effect from 01-09-2004 to all state Govt employees who are recruited on or after 01.09.2004. The Govt employees covered under Contributory Pension Scheme are barred from the applicability of AP Revised Pension Rules 1980. Accordingly, employees covered under CPS are not eligible for the benefit of gratuity.

  2. In the reference 2nd above, the Government of India allowed the benefit of Retirement gratuity and Death gratuity' to the Govt employees covered by NPS on the same terms and conditions, as apply to employees covered by Central Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1972. 

  3. A large number of representations have been received from the respective Service Associations for grant the benefit of Retirement gratuity and Death gratuity on the lines of orders issued by the Government of India to all the Government state employees recruited after 01.09.2004 and covered by Contributory Pension on or Scheme.

  4. After due consideration, it has now been decided Government that the employees covered by Contributory Pension Scheme (NPS) shall be eligible for the benefit of Retirement gratuity and Death gratuity' on the same terms and conditions, as are applicable to employees covered by A.P. Revised Pension Rules 1980.

  5. These orders apply to those Govt employees who joined Govt service on or after 1st September 2004 and are covered by Contributory Pension Scheme and shall take effect from the same date i.e. 01/09/2004





(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)









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