AP Revised Pension Rules 1980 AP RPS 1980 Types of Pensions AP Pension Rules

Andhra Pradesh Revised Pension Rules -Pensions AP RPS 1980 Types of Pensions Revised Pension Rules 1980. State Government employees covered under the AP RPR Rules, 1980. Pensions -AP RPS 1980 Types of Pensions Revised Pension Rules 1980. APRP Rules – 1980 . The Andhra Pradesh Revised Pension Rules 1980 is applicable to those who are in service as on 29-10-1979 and To those who joined service on or after 29-10-1979 to 31-8-2004. So it clearly applies to the employees who appointed on or before dt: 31-08-2004. Contributory Pension Scheme applies to the employees who joins on or after date 01-09-2004. The Pension rules shall be called the Andhra Pradesh Revised Pension Rules, 1980.They shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from the 29th October, 1979. Below we will discuss about the Types of Pensions and Pension types and rules in brief. Download the Revised Pension Rules 1980 PDF.

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What is meant by Pension:
  • Civil pension is the source of livelihood to the employees after retirement which gives some economic stability 
  • It is not a charity or bounty nor it is gratuitous payment solely dependent on the whims or sweet will of the employer.
  • It is earned for rendering long service 
  • Pension is a right to retired employees.
  • Except when the term Pension is used in contradistinctions to gratuity, Pension includes gratuity.
Retirement benefits Family Benefits to the Legal Heirs
  • 1.Encashment of E.L/EHPL 2.Refund of FBF Balance 
  • 3.Refund of saving Fund under GIS 
  • 4.Payment of GPF 
  • 5.Payment of APGLIF amount 
  • 6.Service pension 
  • 7.Gratuity 
  • 8.Commutation of pension 
  • 9.TA on retirement to native place
  • 1.Encashment of E.L/EHPL 
  • 2. Refund of FBF Balance 
  • 3. Refund of saving Fund under GIS
  • 4.Payment of insurance Fund under GIS 
  • 5.Payment of GPF 
  • 6.Payment of Booster amount under GPF 
  • 7.Payment of APGLIF amount
  • 8.Gratutity(i.e. DCRG) 
  • 9.Family pension i.e. (Actual fares to self and family & 
  • i)Enhanced family pension upto 7 Not exceeding 3 mileage towards years Personal effects) ii)Thereafter normal family pension to till death 
  • 10.TA on death to native place actual fares 
  • 11.Compassionate Appointment/ 3 Exgratia

Types of Pensions in AP Revised Pension Rules 1980

  1. Superannuation Pension (Rule – 33 & 42 of APRPS 1980) - Superannuation pension is granted to a Government Servant who retires on attaining the age of Superannuation.
  2. Retiring Pension (Rule – 34, 43, 44 of AP RPS 1980) - Retiring Pension shall be granted to a Government Servant who retires on completion of 33 years of service, or is retired, in advance of the age of Superannuation in accordance with provisions of Rule 43 & 44.
  3. Pension on absorption Pro-rata Pension (Rule – 35 & 36) - In or under a corporation, company or body – A Government Servant who has been permitted to be absorbed on completion of 10 years of qualifying service in a service or post in or under a corporation or company wholly or substantially owned or controlled by the Government etc., and if such absorption is declared by the Government in the Public interest shall be granted Pro-rata Pension. Provided that the Government shall have no liability for the payment of Family Pension in such a case.
  4. Invalid Pension (Rule – 37) - A Government Servant who is declared by the appropriate medical authority to be permanently incapacitated for further service in accordance with the instructions on the subject, may be granted invalid pension (Subject to Rule 45 of the AP Revised Pension Rules 1980) .
  5. Compensation Pension (Rule – 38) - A Government servant is entitled to get compensation pension owing to the abolition of his permanent post (Subject to Rule 45 of the AP Revised Pension Rules 1980).
  6. Compulsory Retirement Pension (Rule 39) - A Government Servant compulsorily retired from service as a penalty may be granted by the competent authority, pension or gratuity or both at the rate not less than two-thirds and not more than full compensation pension or gratuity or both admissible to him on the date of his compulsory retirement.
  7. Compassionate Allowance (Rule – 40) - A government servant who is dismissed or removed from service shall forfeit his pension and gratuity. But if such case is deserving of special considerations, sanction of compassionate allowance may be granted to him not exceeding two thirds of pension or gratuity or both which would have been admissible to him.
Other Pension Benefits
  • Family Pension (Rule-50): It is paid to legal heirs after the death of pensioner. This is two types. (a) Enhanced Family Pension (b) Ordinary Rate of Family Pension (Normal Family Pension).
  • Provisional Pension: It will be paid to the employees where departmental or judicial proceedings are pending. The minimum provisional pension is 75% and it shall not exceed maximum pension which would have been admissible on the basis of qualifying service.
  • Retirement on Completion of 20 years of Service - A government servant shall have the option to retire from service voluntarily after he has put in not less than twenty years of qualifying service subject to certain conditions (Rule 43).
  • Retirement on Completion of 33 years of Service - At any time after a Government servant has completed 33 years of qualifying service but before 58 years of age, he may retire or may be required by the appointing authority to retire in the public interest (Rule 44)
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