GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
State Non Plan Scheme – Old Age Pension – Additional Amount of Rs.3.00 crores
– Administrative Sanction and release – orders – Issued .
PANCHAYAT RAJ & RURAL DEVELOPMENT (RD.I) DEPARTMENT
Read the Following.
- G.O.Ms.No. 255 Fin (Exp. PR&RD) Dept., Dt. 1.4.2003.
- G.O.Ms.No. 97 PR&RD (RD.I) Dept., Dt. 9.2.2003.
- G.O.Ms.No. 157 Fin (Exp. PR&RD) Dept., Dt. 21.02.2004
- G.O.Ms.No. 65 PR&RD (RD.I) Dept., Dt. 21.2.2004.
- G.O.Ms.No. 158 Fin (Exp. PR&RD) Dept., Dt. 21.02.2004.
- In the G.O. 1st and 2nd read above, the Finance Department have issued budget release order for entire budget
amount of Rs.9450.17 lakhs (Rupees ninety four crores fifty lakhs and seventeen thousand only) under Non Plan Scheme for implementing the Old Age pension
10.66 laksh beneficiaries are being assisted with a monthly assistance of Rs.75 per beneficiary under the scheme.
Government has decided to extend the benefit of this scheme to 4.00 lakhs additional beneficiaries with effect from 1st March.2004. the
District Collectors are requested to identify the beneficiaries and in case the identified beneficiary is already in receipt of drought (rice) pension up to
30th June, 2004 the beneficiary will be covered under the present sanction with effect from 1st July,2004
onwards. In order to provide assistance to these additional beneficiaries an additional amount of Rs.3.00 crores is required for providing assistance during
the month of March 2004.
in the G.O.5th read above finance Department have issued budget release order for an amount of
Rs.300.00 laksh ( Rupees three crores only ) in addition to the budget provision during the Financial year 2003-04 for providing assistance to 4.00 lakhs
additional beneficiaries with effect from 1st March 2004.
Government after careful consideration of the above facts release an additional amount of Rs.3.00 crores
under the head of account “2235-social Security and Welfare, 03-National Social Assistance Programme, MH-101 National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS) , GH 11
Normal Stat Plan, SH(05) National Family Benefit Scheme, 310- Grants-in-aid, 312 other Grants-in-aid “ in relaxation of Treasury Control Orders pending obtaining
supplementary grant at the appropriate time during the current financial year to provide assistance to 4.00 lakhs additional beneficiaries under Old Age Pension
Commissioner, WE&SE is requested to release the funds to the P.D., DRDA after assessing the exact requirement in
view of the instructions contained in para 2 above by obtaining the Budget Authorisation from the Director of Treasuries and Accounts, Andhra Pradesh,
This order does not require the concurrence of the finance department in view of the BRO issue vide G.O. 5th
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
The Commissioner, WE&SE, Hyderabad.
All District Collectors/Chairman, DRDAs.
All the Project Directors, DRDAs.
All the District Treasury Officers.
The Pay and Accounts Officer, Hyderabad,
The Accountant General, Andhra Pradesh,Hyderabad.
The Chairman, State Planning board,Hyderabad.
The Govt. of India, Ministry of Rural Development, Krishi, Bhavan New Delhi.
The Finance (expr. PR&RD) Department
The Planning (Plg. Wing. AP.I) Department.
P.S. to Prl. Secy to Govt. PR&RD Dept.
PA to Addl. Secretary (RD)
The CAO PR&RD Dept.
The A.O., PR & RD Dept.
The PR&RD (Accts. II) Dept.
// FORWORDED :: BY ORDER //