About GPF

General Provident Fund

The Accountant General (A&E) maintains the individual GPF accounts of nearly 2.5 lakh employees of the AP State Government. as per the rules and procedures contained in the GPF (AP) Rules 1935 and AIS (PF) Rules 1955 respectively.

The Provident Fund Group in the Office is headed by an IA & AS Officer in the rank of Deputy Accountant General.

Constitution of the Fund

GPF is constituted with effect from 1st April 1935.

Conditions for Eligibility

following categories of staff of the Govt. of AP are eligible to join the Fund :

  • All Government servants including those appointed on or before 31.08.2004 under Rule 10(a)(i) of the State and Subordinate Service Rules are eligible.
  • All re-employed pensioners (other than those employed for admission to CPF) and those Government servants who have not completed one year service shall be eligible on option.

Provident Fund is maintained by AG for the following categories of employees

  • Class III , Class II and Class I including Reemployed
  • APPSC members , APAT, Lok Ayukta
  • High Court Judges
  • All India Service Officers
  • Panchayat Secretaries
  • Certain work charged employees

AG does not maintain GPF for the following categories of employees

  • Class IV employees of State.
  • Employees of Local Bodies, Municipalities, Panchayat Raj institutions
  • Corporations, Societies . Institutions (Aided), Autonomous bodies
  • Employees of State Govt. appointed on or after 1.09.2004 who are covered by New Contributory Pension Scheme