A Cut/Deferment in Salaries for Employees in Telangana due to COVID 19 Employees 50% Cut Orders

A Cut in Salaries for Employees in Telangana due to COVID 19 Employees 50% Cut. TELANGANA COVID-19 – The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897- LOCKDOWN – Economic Slowdown – Certain austerity measures – Orders - Issued. FINANCE (TFR) DEPARTMENT G.O.Ms.No. 27 Dated: 30-03-2020. Govt has issued for cut/deferment of Payment from 10% to 75% basing on the categories of the Employees working in Telangana. General Employees will get 50% of Gross pay only for March 2020 Salaries payable in 1st April

A Cut in Salaries for Employees in Telangana due to COVID 19 Employees 50% Cut Orders

Read the following:
  • 1. The Epidemic Diseases Act,1897
  • 2. The Disaster Management Act, 2005
  • 3. G.O.Ms.No.45, General Administration Department,dated: 22.03.2020
  • 4. G.O.Rt.No.13, Revenue (DM) Department, dated: 30.03.2020.
  • 5. Minutes of the review meeting of Hon’ble Chief Minister, dated: 30.3.2020.

  • Whereas the State Government is satisfied that the State of Telangana is threatened with the spread of Covid-19, which has already been declared as a pandemic by World Health Organization and it is therefore necessary to take certain further emergency measures to prevent and contain the spread of virus. The Government in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, read with all other enabling provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, has notified lockdown in the entire State of Telangana with immediate effect till 31st March, 2020 and further extended till 14.04.2020 prescribing certain regulations and measures during the said period.
  • Government keeping in view the economic impact caused due to lockdown and consequent lack of inflow of resources and in the view of additional expenditures being incurred to control COVID-19, hereby orders for deferment on payment of wages / salaries, including all allowances and perks / pensions etc. as per the following pattern: 
  1. (i) There shall be a deferment of 75% in the gross salary, in respect of Hon’ble C.M / Hon’ble Ministers / Hon’ble M.L.As / Hon’ble M.L.Cs, Chairperson of all Corporations and Elected Representatives of all Local Bodies;
  2. (ii) There shall be a deferment of 60% in gross salary in respect of All India Service Officers viz., IAS, IPS and IFS.
  3. (iii) In respect of all other category of employees there shall be deferment of 50% in gross salary, except Class-IV Employees;
  4. (iv) In respect of Class-IV employees / out-sourcing / contract employees, there shall be a deferment of 10% in gross salary;
  5. (v) In respect of retired employees, similar deferment would be there as per the category of employee
  6. (vi) In respect of employees of all PSUs / Government aided Institutions / Organisations, their salaries / pensions shall be deducted on par with Government Employees / Retired persons.
  7. These orders shall come into force, for the gross salary for the month of March 2020, payable on 1st April, 2020 and will continue to be in force till further orders.