Saturday, August 14, 2021

TS GO MS No 23 Special Pay Increment to Telangana Teachers and Employees

 After the formation of Telangana State, The Government of Telangana awarded Special Increment to its Employees and teachers as a gift on the auspicious occassion of formation of Telangana. Now Detailed Government order Copy Released mentioning Guidelines to fix the pay taking reference The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014, No 6 of 2014. The Gazette of India No 560, dated: March 04, 2014.. GO MS No 23 Dated 13.08.2014 is released. Here is the GO Copy to Download for reference. Public Services – Formation of Telangana State –  Special  Increment – Sanction – Orders – Issued. 

  1. The State of Telangana was formed and came into existence as the 29th State in the Union of India on and from 2nd June, 2014 under the A.P.Reorganisation Act, 2014.
  2. Several sections of the society have voluntarily participated in the movements demanding the  Central and State  Governments for  creation of the State of Telangana. Non-Gazetted, Gazetted and other classes of employees have played an important role in building up the movement in a peaceful and democratic manner and in mobilising the support of the  nation  for  the  just  demand.  The  contribution  of  the  employees community was immense in the emergence of the State of Telangana.
  3. In token  of  appreciation  of  the  role  played  by  the  employee community,   the   Government   have   decided   to   sanction   a special increment by name Telangana Increment to the employees to mark fulfilment of the longstanding demand for formation of separate State of Telangana.
  4. Accordingly,  Government  hereby  order  sanction  of Telangana Increment in  the  nature  of  a  special  pay  equivalent  to  the  immediate previous increment drawn in their current pay scale, which would be a permanently fixed amount during the entire period of service (like earlier family planning increment), to the following categories of employees serving the Government of Telangana.

  • All employees  of  the  State  Government  who  are  in receipt of  pay  in  a  regular  pay  scale  in  the  RPS, 2010/UGC/AICTE pay scales.
  • Employees  of  the  Local  Bodies,  Agricultural Market Committees, Zilla Grandhalaya Samasthas and Aided Institutions, who are in receipt of pay in a regular pay scale in the RPS, 2010.
  • Work-charged establishment in receipt of pay in a regular pay scale in the RPS, 2010.
  • Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Universities who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the RPS, 2010/UGC/AICTE pay scales.

The above sanction shall also extend to such of the above categories of employees who are presently not ordered to serve provisionally in connection with the affairs  of  the  State  of  Telangana, but are finally allotted to the State of Telangana in  terms  of  the provisions of the AP. Reorganisation Act, 2014, on and with  effect from the date/month of their reporting in the Government of Telangana pursuant to such final allotment.

The Telangana Increment (special pay), as mentioned in para (3) supra, shall be an amount equivalent to the immediate previous increment drawn in the current pay scale of the post held by  the employee in the Revised  Pay  Scales  2010/corresponding  UGC/AICTE pay scales.
The Telangana Increment shall be  sanctioned  by  the  authority who is competent  to sanction an increment in the  pay  scale  admissible to the employee, through an office order/proceedings  on  the  basis  of this G.O.

The Telangana Increment shall be shown in the pay bill separately and distinctly as a special pay.
The Telangana Increment (special pay) shall be  a  permanently fixed amount separately attached to the pay during the entire period of service and shall not be reckoned for the purposes of fixation of pay on promotion or otherwise in future.
No allowance such as DA, HRA, CCA or any other allowance shall be admissible on the Telangana Increment.

The Telangana Increment shall not be taken into account for the purposes of fixation of pension and pensionary benefits such as Gratuity and commutation of pension.
The Telangana Increment shall be payable starting with the salary for the month of August, 2014.
The expenditure on the above special pay shall be debited to the Head of Account to which the present pay and allowances are being debited.

All the Departments of Secretariat and Head of Departments, Registrar of all Universities are requested to take necessary action accordingly.