GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH ABSTRACT
PENSIONS – Dearness Relief to Pensioners with effect from 01.01.2017 – Revised – Orders – Issued. FINANCE (HR-5-Pension, GPF) DEPARTMENT
G.O.M s.No.28 Dated: 01-03-2018.
Dearness Relief admissible on Pension/Family Pension with effect from 01-01-2017 (@ 24.104%)
Government hereby order the revision of rates of Dearness Relief to pensioners sanctioned in the G.O. 8th read above, raising it by 2.096% from 22.008% of the basic pension to 24.104% of the basic pension from 01.01.2017 in respect of: –
(i) those who retired from service after 01.07.2013 and drawing pension in the Revised Pay Scales, 2015;
(ii) 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.
2. Government also hereby order to revise the rates of Dearness Relief w.e.f. 01.01.2017 to various categories of pensioners.
The March Pension at the enhanced DR rates shall be payable in the month of April 2018. The arrears of the Revised Dearness Relief to Pensioners from 1st January 2017 to February 2018 shall be paid along with the pension of March, 2018 payable in the month of April, 2018.