GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
Public Services - Appointment on contract basis - Appointment to the post of Panchayat secretary to the dependents of Government employees who retired from service on medical invalidation before 27-4-2002- Orders- Issued.
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (SER.A) DEPARTMENT
Read the following:-
1.G.O.Ms.No.202, G.A.(Ser.A) Deptt., dt.27-4-2002.
2.G.O.Ms.No.203, G.A.(Ser.A) Deptt., dt.27-4-2002.
3.G.O.Ms.No.305, G.A.(Ser.A) Deptt., dt.17-7-2002.
In the G.Os Ist, 2nd and 3rd read above, orders were issued dispensing with the scheme of compassioante appointment to the dependents of Government employees who retired on Medical Invalidation, consequent to the Judgement dated 12-10-2001 in W.P.No.13489/2000 and batch of High Court of Andhra Pradesh wherein it is held that the scheme is unconstitutional and violative of Article 16 of Constitution of India.
2. Several representations were received from the Government employees who retired on Medical Invalidation, from Joint Action Committee for Employees, Teachers and Workers, Andhra Pradesh and also from the Legislators to consider appointments to the dependents of the Government employees retired on medical invalidation as they retired from the service before issue of the orders of the Government dispensing with the scheme of compassionate appointment. The issue was examined by the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Service Matters. Keeping inview the hardship pleaded by the Government employees who retired on Medical Invalidation, the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Service Matters in its meeting held on 23-1-2003 made certain recommendations to consider appointments on contract basis to the post of Panchayat Secretary with a basic pay of Rs.2870 +HRA+DA to the dependents of Government employees who retired on medical invalidation before issue of G.O.Ms.No.202, General Administration (Ser.A) Department, dated 27-4-2002.
3. After careful consideration, Government have decided to accept the recommendation of the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Service Matters and order as follows;
(i) Cases of dependents of the Government employees who retired on medical invalidation and whose cases could not be considered by 27-4-2002 be considered now for appointment on contract basis to the post of Executive Officer, Special Category - V, (Panchayat Secretary), under "Rule 9 of Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate Service Rules 1996". Where the Panchayat Secretary (Category.V) posts are not available, the appointment on contract basis will be considered in equivalent posts of Panchayat Secretaries (Category.V) in those Districts as Additional Panchayat Secretary in Grade.I Gram Panchayats.
(ii) The appointments will be given only to the eligible dependents of Government employees who retired from service on Medical Invalidation before issue of G.O.Ms.No.202, General Administration (Ser.A) Department, dated 27-4-2002 wherein orders were issued dispensing with the Scheme of Compassionate appointment in Medical Invalidation cases.
(iii) The duration of Contract appointment will be decided separately in consultation with Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department.
(iv) The appointing authority and other related matters shall be on the lines of A.P.Panchayat Subordinate Service (Special) Rules issued in G.O.Ms.No.384, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development (Estt.IX) Department, dated 22-12-2001.
(v) The Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department will issue related instructions separately including provision of budget to each Gram Panchayat.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
The Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department.
The All Departments of Secretariat.
The All Heads of Departments.
All District Collectors.
All Chief Executive Officers,
Zilla Praja Parishad, Andhra Pradesh.
The Finance Department.
The Law (E) Department.
// Forwarded by Order //