AP GO 4 Dr.NTR Vaidya Seva Working Journalists Health Scheme :
AP GO Dr.NTR Vaidya Seva Working Journalists Health Scheme
1. In G.O. read above ,orders have been issued approving the “Working Journalists Health Scheme”duly replacing the Group Medi-claim policy launched vide G.O. Ms. 203, GA (I&PR.I) Department, dated 27.07.2004. The Working Journalists Health Scheme is applicable for the financial year 2015-16 and has come into force from 21.03.2015. It has been ordered therein that, for the period from 21.03.2015 to 31.3.2015, proportionate
premium be borne by the journalists in addition to the regular premium for the financial year 2015-16. Guidelines for implementing the scheme were also laid down there in.
expenditure to Dr. NTR Vaidya Seva.
a) The contributions from the journalists and the state matching contribution shall be deposited in the PD Account under Public Account to the following Head of Account: K Deposits not bearing interest
Major Head 8342 – Other Deposits
Minor Head 120 – Misc. Deposits
S.H. 12 Working Journalists Health Scheme (to be opened) 003 – Government Contribution 004- Journalist Contribution
b) The Commissioner,Information and Public Relations (I & PR) Andhra Pradesh shall be the PD Account Administrator as well as the State Nodal Officer for accounting and reconciliation andpooling-in of contributions, recovered from the journalists.
c) The journalists shall deposit their premium contribution to the Head of Account 8342-00-120-00-12-004-000 (Journalists’ Contribution) through a treasury challan duly furnishing their name and health card details at the back of the challan.All these remittances in the state shall be pooled-up to the above said P.D Account and accounted for, by the respective Treasury where the account is operated.
d) The Commissioner (I & PR) shall reconcile every quarter the receipts and expenditure of the account from the account statement, which can be accessed and downloaded from the P.D Account Portal and take action for rectification of omissions, if there are any, by taking them to the notice of the Treasury Officer concerned.
e) On reconciliation, the Commissioner (I & PR) shall calculate thematching Government Contribution part and submit a proposal to the Finance Department through GAD, along with a certified statement of account for issue of BRO for release of Government Contribution to Head of Account: 8342-00-120-00-12-003-000 (Government
Contribution) by debiting the Head of Account 2220-60-101-04-500/503.
This ultimately forms thecorpus of the scheme.
f) The Dr. NTR Vaidya Sevashall be provided with an advance of Rs.3 crore only to start with from the budget of 2015-16 out of the Head of Account 2220-60-101-04-500/503 and this advance shall be adjusted against future Government Contribution. The advance with the Dr. NTR Vaidya Seva shall be replenished based on the utilisation
and settlement of claims. The Chief Executive Officer, Dr. NTR Vaidya Seva shall send proposals to the Commissioner (I & PR) for such a replenishment periodically depending on the progress of expenditure.
g) The Commissioner (I& PR) isauthorized to release the advance payment and replenish the expenditure on receiving a claim from the Dr. NTR Vaidya Seva from time to time.
h) Dr. NTR Vaidya Sevashall raise the claim forreimbursement of expenditure duly following the operationalguidelines of the scheme.
i) The Commissioner (I& PR) shall take action to make necessary budget provision under the Head of Account 2220-60-101-04-500/503every financial year to meet the expenditure towards Government Contribution.
DR. P.V. RAMESH PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
The Commissioner Information and Public Relations ,A.P.,Hyderabad
The Director Treasuries and Accounts, AP, Hyderabad
The Chief Executive Officer Dr NTR Vaidya Seva and Employees Health
The Accountant General (A& E), Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad
The Principal Accountant General (G&SSA), Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad
The Accountant General (E&RSA), Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad
Copy to the HM&FW Department,A.P. Secretariat
Copy to the GA (I&PR) Department,A.P. Secretariat
Copy to Finance (FMU HM&FW) Department.
Copy to Finance (FMU GAD II) Department