GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
G.O.Ms.No.80 Dated: 18-01-1966
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The following notification will be published in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette.
In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (E) Sub-section (2) of section 25 of the Andhra Pradesh Public Libraries Act, 1960 (Andhra Pradesh Act VIII of 1960) the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following rules in respect of employment of the Staff for the Public Libraries maintained by Zilla Grandhalaya Samsthas in the State.
The rules hereby made shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of April 1950.
1. Constitution:- The service shall consist of the following Categories, namely:-
Category 1 – Superintendents
Category 2 – Senior Assistants
Category 3 – Junior Assistants
Category 4 – Typisits
2. Appointment:- Appointment to the post shall be made as specified in the Table below:
Method of Appointment
BY Promotion from Category 2
By Transfer from any other service if no other qualified and suitable candidate is available for promotion from category 2
By Promotion from categories 3 and 4 or
By transfer from any other class or service if no other qualified and suitable candidate is available for promotion from categories 3 and 4 or by direct recruitment.
By Promotion from the Category of Record Assts. Under ZGS.
By transfer from any other class or by direct recruitment.
By direct recruitment or by transfer from any other class or service
3.UNIT : For purpose of appointment to the posts in category .
a) Hyderabad city Grandhlaya Samstha and the Zilla Grandhalaya Samstha of Hyderabad District (excluding City) Warangal, Khammam Nizamabad, Adilabad, Medak, Mahaboobnager, Nalgonda and Karimnager.
b) Srikakulam, vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari,Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, Nellore, Chittoor, Cuddapah, Anantaupur, and Kurnool.
Shall consist of two district units and appointment by promotion shallbe made out of common seniority of senior Assistants of each unit
3-A Unit of appointment : For purpose of recruitment, appointment, discharge for want of vacancy, seniority, promotion, transfer and appointment as full member, the Units of appointment shall be as indicated in the table Below:
Unit of Appointment
1. Senior Assistant
2 and 3 Junior Assistants and Typiests
Zone-1 : Comprising the jurisdiction of the ZGS of the districts of Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam and vizianagaram
Zone-II: Comprising the jurisdiction of the ZGS of the Districts of East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna
ZONE-III: Comprising the Jurisdiction of the ZGS of the Districts of Guntur, Prakasam, and Nellor.
ZONE-IV: comprising the jurisdiction of the ZGS of the Districts of Chitoor, Cuddapah, Anantapur and Kurnool.
ZONE-V: Comprising the jurisdiction of the ZGS of the Districts of Adilabad, Khammam, Warangal, and Karimnager.
ZONE-VI: Comprising the jurisdiction of the ZGS of the Districts of Ranga reddy, Nizamabad, Mehaboobnager, Medak and Nalgonda
ZONE- VII: Comprising the jurisdiction of the City Grandhalaya Samastha of the City of Hyderabad.
Comprising the jurisdiction of each of the ZGS and the City Grandhalaya Samstha, Hyderabad.
Note: The transfer of person from one local cadre to another local cadre, on reciprocal basis, shall be made in respect of Senior Assistant. By the Director of Public Libraries and in respect of Junior Assistant and Typists by the appointing authority with the prior approval of the Director of Public Libraries, subject to the condition that the person so transferred shall be assigned seniority in the later cadre with reference to the date of his transfer to that cadre.
“The transfer of a person from one local cadre to another local cadre where no qualified or suitable person is available in the latter cadre or where such transfer is considered absolutely necessary in the public interest shall be made by the Director of public Libraries in respect of the posts of Senior Assistants and by the Chairman ZGS in respect of the junior Assistant and Typists”.
3-B OPTION: The employees under the ZGS as shall be given opportunity to exercise their options for the Zones to which they would like to be allotted. The Director of Public Libraries shall take decisions as such action after proper examination and scrutiny.
4.Appointing Authority :
(a) The Director of Public Libraries shall be the appointing authority in respect of posts in category 1 and category 2 above
(b) The Chairman of the ZGS Concerned shall be the appointing authority in respect of the posts in category 3 and category 4.
5. Age :
(a) No person shall be eligible for appointment to the posts by direct recruitment if he has completed or will complete the age of 28 years on the 1st day of july of the year in which the selection is made.
“provided that the maximum age limit prescribed shall be raised uniformly by five years in favour of candidates belonging the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Backward Classes as specified in the Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate Service Rules”.
“provided further that in the case of physically handicapped persons as defined in Clause (4-A) of Rule of 3 of part 1 of the Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate Service Rules, the maximum age Limit prescribed shall be raised uniformly by ten years candying with the 22nd September, 1990”.
(b) No person shall be eligible for appointment to the posts mentioned in column 2 unless he possess the qualifications specified in the corresponding entries in column 3 thereof:
Method of appointment
By promotion or
By Direct Recruitment
By promotion & by Direct Recruitment
By Direct Recruitment
(i) Account test for subordinate officer part 1
(ii) In the case of promotion of Senor -Assistants,One must have completed three years of service in the category of senior Assistants
(i) Account test for subordinate officer part 1
(ii) In the case of promotion of Typists one must have completed 5 years of satisfactory service in the category of Typiests.
Graduate of a recognized University in India established or incorporated by or under a central Act, provisional act of a State act or of an institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.
Minimum general educational qualification prescribed in the Andhra Pradesh State Subordinate Service rules
Minimum General Educational Qualification prescribed in the Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate service Rules.
Must have passed the Govt. Technical Examination in Type Writing (Lower Grade) preference shall be given to those who have passed Government Technical examination in typewriting Higher Grade.
6. Probation : Every person appointed to the post shall from the date on which he joins duty, be on probation for a total period of the two years on duty within a continuous period of three years if recruited direct : for one year on duty within a continuous period of two years if appointed by promotion.
Provided that a superintendent or senior Assistant promoted from the lower category who has rendered satisfactory service for a total period of not less than three years in the lower category shall not be required to undergo the probation prescribed in this rule.
Those who are already working as Senior Assistant shall within a period of three years from the date of issue of these rules pass the Account Test for subordinate to drawn increment. Such ineligibility to drawn increments shall not have the effect of postponing the future increments after they have passed the said test.
7. There shall be paid to the holders of the post of monthly pay calculated in the scale of pay and allowances which are in force from time to time to similar such posts in Ministerial Service under the Government.
8. Savungs:- Not withstanding any thing in these rules a personm who was working in any of the posts mentioned in rule above on the date of issue of these rules shall not be adversely affected Solely by reason of his not possessing any of these educational and age qualification prescribed in these rules.
9. Special Representation:- General rule 22 of the Andhra Pradesh State and Subordinate service Rules shall be applicable to these posts.
Secretary to Government
Amendments Below following G.Os.
1. G.O.Ms.No. 1684 Edu. Dt.07-09-1968
2. G.O.Ms.No. 480 Edu Dt. 11-03-1970.
3. G.O.Ms.No. 969 Edu. Dt. 10-06-19071.
4. G.O.Ms.No. 579 Edu. Dt. 26-06-1981
5. G.O.Ms.No. 516 Edu. Dt. 07-06-1982
6. G.O.Ms.No. 530 Edu. Dt. 15-06-1982.
7. G.O.Ms.No. 622 Edu. Dt. 21-07-1982.
8. G.O.Ms. No. 78 Edu. Dt. 17-02-1983.
9. G.O.Ms.No. 154 Edu. Dt. 23-03-1983.
10. G.O.Ms.No. 356 Edu. Dt 27-08-1983
11. G.O.Ms.No. 313 Edu Dt 27-06-1985