GOVERNMENT 0F ANDHRA PRADESH

A B S T R A C T

 

GOVERNMENT VEHICLES Measures for securing economy in expenditure Condemnation of Old Vehicles Revised Orders Issued.

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GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (OP.II) DEPARTMENT

 

G.O.Ms.No. 333 Dated : 31.07.1997

Read the following:

 

1.            G.OMs.No.811, G.A.(OP.II) Deptt., Dt.14.9.1971.

2.            Govt. Memo No. 1463/OP.II/80-11, G.A. (OP.II) Deptt., dt:27.4.1981.

3.            From the General Superintendent, P.W. Workshops & Stores Letter No.GS/DE/Condemn/2155/3/G, Dt.27.1.1997.

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O R D E R:

 

The question of securing economy in expenditure on Government Vehicles by effecting curtailment of expenditure on frequent repairs and reduction in consumption of petrol and proper maintenance has been examined and certain guidelines were prescribed vide G.O., 1st read above.

 

2. In the Memo 2nd read above, instructions were also issued on the procedure to be adopted and speedy disposal on the condemnation of Government Vehicles to all the Heads of Departments and Departments of Secretariat.

 

3,. Certain difficulties have been encountered in the process of condemnation / auction of Old Government Vehicles and in order to overcome these difficulties, Government have reviewed the existing procedure with a view to improving it.

 

4. In supersession of the orders issued in the references 1st and 2nd read above, the following revised guidelines are issued :-

 

(i)                 The existing running p eriod of the vehicles which is 10 years old and 1,50,000 Kms. run will be raised to 15 years and 2,50,000 Kms. run respectively.

 

(ii)               After this period or usage, the Vehicle will be deemed to have become unserviceable and fit for condemnation. Accordingly it will be disposed off by the user Department through public auction and no formal condemnation order will be required from any authority / Department or Agency to dispose of such vehicles. Hence the existing system of condemning the Vehicles and getting the approval thereof is hereby abolished. The vehicles after completion of 15 years and 2,50,000 Kms., run would be straight-away put to public auction by the user Departments by giving due publicity. The upset price of such vehicles will be fixed at 10% of the original cost of the Vehicle without seeking any valuation certificate from any Department or Authority.

 

(iii)             The auction will be held twice in a year i.e., August and February in the R.T.A., Office at Head Quarters as well as in the Districts. It will be the responsibility of the user Departments to get these vehicles auctioned and no permission of the Government or any other Authority is required for auction or disposal of such vehicles.

 

(iv)              The existing vehicles numbering 69 available with the General Superintendent, P.W. Workshop for which permission has been requested from the Government will be straight-away put to auction on "as-is-where-is" condition by giving due publicity by the General Superintendent, P.W. Workshop, in the second week of August 1997 by following the above mentioned procedure.

 

(v)                Subsequently, the auction will be regularly held in the Districts as well as in the State Headquarters in the R.T.A., Offices and the vehicles after completion of the utility period will be sold in these auctions.

 

(vi)              The concerned user office/officer will take necessary auction to see that the action is conducted in a transparent manner by giving due publicity in the local news papers.

 

5. All the Departments of Secretariat and all Head of Departments are requested to take immediate action for implementing the above decisions.

 

6. All the Departments are also requested to give suitable instructions to their sub-ordinate offices in the Districts to follow the above guidelines with immediate effect. No, no vehicles which are going to be sold must be reported. All the Departments must report the No. of surplus Drivers among out of them to the District Surplus Unit.

 

7. This order issues with the concurrence of Finance and Planning Department vide their U.O.No.2700/644/EBS-1/97, dated : 25-7-1997.

 

 

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

 

N.K. SUROYA

Special Chief Secretary to Government.

To

All the Departments of Secretariat.

All Heads of Departments.

Copy to G.A. (OP.I) Department.

Copy to G.A., (Political) Department.

Copy to P.A. to Secretary (Political),

Copy to General Superintendent, P.W. Workshop, Hyderabad.

Copy to P.S. to Minister (Finance).

Copy to P.S. to Secretary, I & C.A.D. Department.

 

//Forwarded by Order//

 

SECTION OFFICER

 

 

 


GOVERNMENT 0F ANDHRA PRADESH

A B S T R A C T

 

Vehicles Ban on purchase of new Vehicles and condemnation of Old Vehicles Further instructions Issued.

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GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (OP.II) DEPARTMENT

 

G.O.Ms.No. 594 Dated : 17-09-1997

Read the following:

 

1.                  G.O.Ms.No. 5, Fin. & Plg. (FW.W&M.1) Deptt. dt. 4.1.1994.

2.                  Government Circular Memo No.30004/A/441/WM.I/94, Fin. & Plg. Dated: 17.9.1994.

3.                  G.O.Ms.No. 333, G.A. (OP.II), Deptt., dt. 31.7.1997.

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O R D E R:

 

In the G.O., 1st read above, orders were issued banning purchase of new vehicles and it was also ordered therein, among others, that the post of Driver should be abolished as and when Government Vehicles are condemned. However on the representation of the Drivers' Association, in the reference 2nd read above, it was clarified that no driver rendered surplus consequent on condemnation of vehicle will be discharged from service and sue surplus posts of drivers arising out of condemnation of vehicles will be disbanded only when vacancies arise due to retirement, resignation, death or any other reasons.

 

2. In the G.O., 3rd read above, orders were issued for the condemnation of Old Government Vehicles as per the guidelines indicated therein.

 

3,. The Andhra Pradesh Government Vehicles Drivers' Central Association and Twin Cities Government Vehicles Drivers' Associations constituting the Joint Action Committee have representations that the issue of the above orders both prohibiting pruchase of new vehicles and condemnation of old vehicles is causing a feeling of insecurity in the minds of Drivers and represented that the orders issued in the above G.Os., may be reviewed and necessary clarificatory orders issued.

 

4. The demands of Joint Action Committee of the two Government Vehicle Drivers' Associations have been discussed with them on 16-9-1997. AFter careful consideration, the Government direct as follows :

 

(i)                 Consequent on implementation of G.O. Ms.No.5, Fin. & Planning dated : 4.1.1994 read with Government Circular Memo No.30004-A/441/A2/W.M.I./94, Finance dated : 17.9.94 and G.O.Ms.No. 333, G.A. (OP.II) Department dated : 31.7.1997, there shall be no retrenchment of Government Drivers whether new Government Vehicles are purchased or not.

 

(ii)               Government Drivers who have been rendered surplus, consequent on issue of the above two G.Os., will be adjusted in their respective Districts where they are working, including Hyderabad Urban District to the extent possible, in the available vacancies. Similarly, Government Drivers rendered surplus in respect of Andhra Pradesh Secretariat will be adjusted within the Departments of Secretariat in the available acancies in the Secretariat to the extent possible.

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

K. MADHAVA RAO

Chief Secretary to Government.

To

All the Departments of Secretariat.

All the Heads of Departments.

All the Collectors,

The Accountant General, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad.

The Pay and Accounts Officer, Hyderabad.

The Registrar, Andhra Pradesh High Court, Hyderabad.

Copy to General Administration ( OP.II ) Department.

 

//Forwarded by Order//

 


COPY OF :

 

GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (OP.II) DEPARTMENT

 

Memo No.34571/OP.II/98-1 Dated : 24.7.1998

 

Sub:- Government Vehicles Maintenance Measures for securing economy in expenditure Condemnation of old Government Vehicles - Issue of clarification - Orders Issued.

 

Ref:- 1) G.O.Ms.No. 333, G.A.D. dt. 31.7.1997.

2)                 From the General Superintendent, P.W.D. Workshops

and Stores, Lr.No.GS/DB/Condemn.43/1,dt.10.6.98.

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In the G.O. 1st cited, orders were issued prescribing certain guidelines on the condemnation of old Government Vehicles, according to which, the existing running period has been raised from 10 years and 1,50,000 K.Ms. to 15 years and 2,50,000 Kms. run for condemnation.

 

2. The General Superintendent, P.W.D. Workshop and Stores has requested to clarify whether only one of the conditions of age and kilometres run by the vehicle has to be fulfilled, or both the conditions of age and Kms. run has to be taken into consideration for condemnation of the vehicles.

 

3. The matter has been examined and the General Superintendent, P.W.D. Workshop and Stores is informed that both the conditions indicated in G.O.Ms.No. 333, G.A.D., dt. 31.7.1997 i.e., 15 years old and 2,50,000 K.Ms. run have to be fulfilled for taking condemnation and auction of old Government vehicles.

 

 

N.K. SUROYA

SPECIAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVT.

 

To

The General Superintendent, P.W.D. Workshop and Stores, Hyderabad.

Copy to all the Departments of Secretariat in continuation of

G.O.Ms.No. 333, G.A. (OP.II) Deptt., dated. 31.7.97.

Copy to FSF/SCs.

 

//True Copy //

 

SECTION OFFICER.