Monday, 17 July 2017

G.O.Ms.No.26, Dated:22-08-2012. Counting of Two (2) years apprentice period of Teachers for the purpose of sanction of notional increments – Payment of arrears


TRIBAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT  - Counting of  Two (2) years  apprentice period  of  Teachers for the purpose of  sanction of  notional  increments – Payment of arrears –  Orders – Issued.

Social Welfare (TW.Ser.III)  Department 
G.O.Ms.No.  26                    Dated:22-08-2012 

Read  the  following:-
1. G.O.Ms.No.221, Educations  (SER.III)  Department, dt.16-07-1994.
2.  G.O.Ms.No.2, Education (SE.SER.III) Department, dt.05-01-2009. 3. School  Education (SE.SER.I)  Department, Memo.No.8663/Ser.I/      2010,  dt.01-07-2010.
 4. From  the  Commissioner of  Tribal  Welfare, Hyderabad, Lr.Rc.No.K2/1889/  10, dt.12-10-2010.
5. From  the  Commissioner of  Tribal  Welfare, Hyderabad, Lr.Rc.No.K2/1889/10, dt.27-08-2011.


        In  the G.O.  1st  read  above, orders were issued  to the effect that the candidates  who  were  selected  through  the  DSC  shall be  initially  appointed  as apprentice for  a period two years from  date of appointment.  He /  she shall be paid  a monthly  stipend at the rate to  be  prescribed  from  time  to  time  by the Government. On  satisfactory  completion  of  the  period  of  apprentice,  he / she  shall  be  appointed to  a regular post  with a regular scale  of  pay. It  was also  ordered therein that the  apprentice  period  shall  be  counted  for probation.

2. In  the  G.O. 2nd  read above, Government  in  School  Education, had sanctioned (2)  Notional  Increments to  the  apprentice period to the teachers working  in Government /  ZPP /  MPP Schools and directed to count the period of  2  years apprentice  period  for the purpose of  sanction of  2  notional increments  w.e.f.01-04-2009. Further,  Government in  Memo.No.8663/ Ser.1/2010, School  Edn. (SE.SER-I)  Dept., dt.01-07-2010, on  the clarification sought by  the Director  of Treasuries & Accounts,  Hyderabad have clarified the above issue including payment of arrears in  respect  of sanction of  2  notional  increments.

3. In  GO 223 (EducationSer.III-2)  Dept., dt.01-07-1989, Government have  relaxed  the  TTC  qualification  in  favour  of  SC,  ST  candidates  for recruitment to the post of SGT  /Spl. Teacher and in  pursuance of the  said GO.223 (Education  Ser.III-2)  Dept., dt.01-07-1989, Education Department have issued instructions in   Memo.No.79/Ser.III.1/ 2001-9, dt.31-07-2003, while drawing the attention of Director  State Audit,  Hyd.,  that  such  SC/ST candidates are entitled  for Notional  Increments from  the date of  their appointment  as SGT  till they acquire TTC  qualification and  monitory  benefit will  be  allowed from  the  day of  following the  last day of  acquiring TTC qualification.

4. In  this  connection,  the  Commissioner  of  Tribal  Welfare,  Hyderabad  in the letter 4th  read above,  has  stated  that in representations  dated 3-7-2010 &  5.8.2010,  the  Teachers  Associations  of  Tribal  Welfare  have  represented that the Notional  Increments are not being  released to the teachers working in  Tribal  Welfare  Department  by  the  District Treasury  Officers with a plea that they have not received any instructions from  the  Director of  Treasuries and Accounts, Hyderabad.

5. Further, the Commissioner of Tribal  Welfare, Hyderabad has informed that in  the  Memo.No.1656/KK1/68-2, Edn.  Dated.25/06/1968,  Government have issued orders that “General  orders applicable  to the  schools and teachers working  in  schools under different managements shall  also apply  to the schools  and teachers under the control  of  the Director of  Tribal  Welfare and Director of Social  Welfare also”. (P.T.O)

6. In  the reference 5th  read above, the Commissioner of Tribal  Welfare, Hyderabad, has furnished the requirement of financial  implications and budget provisions for sanction of  notional  increments of  apprentice period  of teachers as Rs.  3,10,44,036/-  and stated  that the said expenditure will be incurred under the following head of  account:

2225        Welfare  of  SCs,  STs  and OBCs 
02            Welfare  of  Scheduled  Tribes
MH-277   Education   Salaries 
SH-05       Educational  Institutions  (Non-Plan)
010           Salaries

7. Further, the Commissioner of Tribal  Welfare, Hyderabad has  stated that there are (13)  O.As filed by  teachers of GPS (Tribal  Welfare), Srikakulam District  in Hon’ble Andhra Pradesh Administrative  Tribunal  for sanction of  increments thereof  and  for payment of  salaries from  December 1991 to  May 1993.  The  Hon’ble  Andhra Pradesh Administrative  Tribunal admitted the  above  OAs on  21-12-2010  and granted  interim orders directing the 2nd  Respondent (Commissioner of  Tribal Welfare, Hyderabad)  to pass orders on the letter of  Project Officers, ITDA, Seethampeta,  Srikakulam, District  in  Rc.No.K3/2003/Dy.E.O/F/Den. Dated 15.03.2010,  where  in  the Project Officer,  ITDA.,  Seethampeta has requested  to  issue instructions for sanction of  increments  to the teachers  appointed on  consolidated  pay during the  year 1991.

8. In view  of  the above, the Commissioner of Tribal  Welfare,  Hyderabad has requested the Government to issue necessary orders in  the  matter.

 9. Government after careful  examination of the matter hereby orders for release of (2)  notional  increments to  the teachers working  in  Tribal  Welfare Educational Institutions  on  par  with  the  teachers  working  in Government/ZPP/MPP  Schools who were sanctioned (2)  notional  increments with effect  from  01-04-2009 based on  the  G.O.Ms.No.2, Edn. (Ser.III) Department, dated:05.01.2009.  

10. The  Commissioner  of  Tribal  Welfare, Hyderabad is  requested to take necessary action accordingly.

11. This  order issues with  the concurrence of Finance  (ESW)  Department, vide  their  U.O.Note.No.29515/20/A2/  ESW/2012, dt.05-03-2012.




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