Go.34 Visually Handicapped Allowance to Teachers and Lecturers

Women Development, Child Welfare & Disabled Welfare Department – Revision of Pay Scales – Recommendations of Ninth Pay Revision Commission, 2010 – Enhancement of Readers Allowance to Teachers and Lecturers who are Visually Handicapped – Orders-G.O.Ms.No. 34 Dt.16-07-2010 – Issued.


1) G.O.Ms.No.333, WD,CW & Labour (WH.Desk)Dept, Dt.15-10-2005.
2). G.O.Ms.No.52, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated 25.3.2010.


According to the orders issued in the Government order 1st read above, Readers allowance is admissible to teachers and lecturers who are visually handicapped to engage Readers to assist them in reading various books so as to maintain professional standards, at the following rates:

1) Secondary Grade Teachers Rs.300/- pm
(Including Craft Instructors)

2) School Assistants Rs.400/- pm

3) Jr. Lecturers and above Rs.500/- pm

2. In the Government orders 2nd read above, based on the recommendations of the Ninth Pay Revision Commission, 2010, orders were issued implementing the Revised Pay Scales, 2010 with effect from 1-07-2008 with monitory benefit from 1-2-2010. The Pay Revision Commission has, among others, recommended for increase of Readers allowance.

3. Government hereby accept the recommendation of the Ninth Pay Revision Commission, 2010 and accordingly enhanced the rates of Readers allowance as follows:

1. Secondary Grade Teachers Rs.400/- pm
(Including Craft Instructors)
2. School Assistants Rs.500/- pm
3. Jr. Lecturers and above Rs.600/- pm

4. These orders shall come into force with effect from 1-4-2010

5. Necessary amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Manual of Special Pays and Allowances shall be issued in due course.

6. This order issues with concurrence of Finance Department vide their U.O.No. 17780/146/Exp.WD/10, dated 12-7-2010

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