Human Resources – Contract and Outsourcing Services – Welfare of Contract and Outsourcing persons – Sanction of expenditure on Funeral Charges (Obsequies charges) of deceased Contract and Outsourcing persons – Orders – Issued.

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G.O.MS.No. 119                                                                                           Dated: 01-08-2018. 

                                                                                                                       Read the following:- 

1. G.O.Rt.No.4271, Finance (SMPC) Department, dated:01.11.2008. 

2. G.O.Ms.No.151, Finance (HR.I-Plg. & Policy) Dept., dt: 08.08.2016. 

3. G.O.Ms.No.53, Finance (HR.I-Plg. & Policy) Dept., dt: 01.05.2018. 

4. Representation of the Chairman, A.P. J.A.C., Amaravathi vide CMP No.546/Spl.C.S./2018, dated: 15.05.2018.

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O R D E R: 

              Government have introduced a scheme under welfare measure to Government Employees by sanctioning an amount of Rs.15,000/- towards funeral charges (Obsequies charges) to the nearest relative of Government Employees or the person lawfully in possession of the body of the deceased Government employee to meet the expenses on obsequies ceremony. 

2.         In the reference 4th read above, the Chairman, A.P. J.A.C. of Employees, Teachers, Workers and Retired employees association, Amaravathi (received through CMP, dt. 15-05-2018) has requested to sanction funeral charges (obsequies charges) to the family of the deceased contract and outsourcing employees on par with the regular employees. 

3.         Government after careful consideration of the matter, hereby decided to extend the scheme by sanctioning an amount of Rs.15,000/- (Rupees Fifteen Thousand Only) towards funeral charges (Obsequies charges) to the Contract and Outsourcing Employees who die in harness while working. The amount shall be payable to the nearest relative of Contract and Outsourcing Employees or the person lawfully in possession of the body of the deceased. These orders are only applicable to the employees whose remuneration drawn under 300-Other Contractual Services. 

4.         The expenditure on obsequies charges shall be debited under 300- Other contractual services of the relevant head of account of the respective department. For this purpose the expenditure under 300-OCS., shall be exempted from the Treasury Control and Quarterly Regulations. All the 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. 

5.         Copy of this order is available online and can be accessed at address 


                                                                                                PEEYUSH KUMAR 

                                                                            SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (FP) 


All the Departments of Secretariat. 

The Principal Secretary / Secretary to Chief Minister and Private Secretaries to all Ministers. 

All Special Chief Secretaries / Principal Secretaries / Secretaries to Government, with a request to communicate to all concerned. 

The Registrar, High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. All the Heads of Department including Collectors, Superintendents of Police and District Judges. 

The Registrar, A.P. Administrative Tribunal at Hyderabad. 

The Principal Secretary to Governor of Andhra Pradesh at Hyderabad. The Director of Treasuries and Accounts, A.P., Ibrahimpatnam. 

The Pay and Accounts Officer, A.P., Ibrahimpatnam. The Director of Works and Accounts, A.P., Ibrahimpatnam. 

The Director, State Audit Department, A.P., Ibrahimpatnam. 

All the Dy. Directors, O/o. District Treasury. The Dy. Pay and Accounts Officer, A.P. Secretariat, Velagapudi, Amaravathi. 

The Secretary, A.P. Public Service Commission, A.P., Vijayawada. 

All the District Educational Officers. 

The Principal Accountant General (A&E) / Prl. A.G. (G&SSA) / Prl. A.g. (E&RSA), Andhra Pradesh and Telangana at Hyderabad. 

Copy to : The Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi.

The Finance (HR.VI & HR.III and B.G.) Departments. The G.A. (Cabinet) Department. 




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