GO 91 Funeral Charges Rs 15000 Obsequies Charges in AP Rs 15000

SERVICES WELFARE – Welfare of Government Employees – Sanction of expenditure on Funeral Charges (Obsequies charges) of deceased Government Employees – Enhancement of Funeral Charges (Obsequies charges) from Rs.10,000/- to Rs.15,000/- – Orders – Issued. G.O.MS.No. 91 Dated: 13-04-2016.

O R D E R:
  • In the orders read above as amended from time to time, the Government have introduced a scheme under Welfare Measures to Government Employees according to which an amount of Rs.10,000/- is being sanctioned in terms of G.O.12th read above to the nearest relative of Government Employees or the person lawfully in possession of the body of the deceased Government Employees to meet the expenses on obsequies ceremony.
  • 2. In the D.O letter 13th read above, the Finance Department has requested this Department to take necessary action for enhancement of Funeral Charges to the deceased Government Employees as per the 10th Pay Revision Commission recommendation on the matter. The 10th P.R.C., has recommended to increase the amount to Rs.20,000/-.
  • 3. The Government after careful examination, hereby enhance the Funeral Charges (Obsequies Charges) from Rs.10,000/- to Rs.15,000/- (Rupees Fifteen thousand only) to all categories of Government Employees including All India Service Officers payable to the person indicated in para (1) above and accordingly the following amendment is issued to the Annexure to G.O.Ms.No.1669, G.A. (Ser.F) Department, Dt.15-9-1965 as amended in the G.Os. read above.

The existing Rule 3 under “sanction of expenditure” shall be substituted as under:
“3. the amount that may be sanctioned by the Head of Office for the purpose shall not be more than Rupees fifteen thousand only”

4. For the existing para-3 in G.O.Ms.No.548, G.A.(Ser.Wel) Department, Dt.7-12-1998 the following para shall be substituted:-
“The item of expenditure on obsequies charges shall be debited to subdetailed Head of Account “310-Grants-in-aid”, “312-Other Grant-in-aid” under respective Major, Minor and Sub-Head of Account of the Department concerned and exempted from the Treasury Control and Quarterly Control orders. All Departments of Secretariat and Heads of Departments are requested to obtain supplementary grant for such expenditure incurred at the appropriate time during the same Financial Year.

GO 91 Funeral Charges Rs 15000  Obsequies Charges in AP Rs 15000 Download 


  1. E O may 2016 ... if service pensioners wife is expired the service pensioner is entitled to pay obesque charges 1) no 2) 10000 3) 20000

  2. Please give the correct answer

  3. please upload a software for Obsequies Charges refund amount from ap treasury.
    thanking you.

  4. Sir, My name is B.Srinivasa Reddy, working as Sub-Treasury Officer at District Treasury Office, Guntur . I have a small doubt on enhancing the Funeral Charges from Rs.10,000-00 to Rs.15,000-00 vide G.O.Ms.NO.91, Dt.13-04-2016. Whether it will be applicable to Municipalities, Libraries, Universities, and Local Body employees. Please clarify. My cell No.9160609271.

  5. Respected sir my name is Asgar Ali Khan, sir I have one small doubt, regarding of my sister she died on 23 Feb 2019,she is a teacher, still we not receive any funeral amount. What is the procedure to collect the funeral amount.

  6. Respected sir a person suspended from service and died after seven months. At the time of died he under suspension, he eligible for funeral charges or not??