IN BOTH ANDHRA PRADESH AND TELANGANA STATES - As the experience and efficiency of an employee grows with service, he will be able to turn out better and more work. Increments are granted every year to employees to compensate the increased volume of work they will be able to render as their service continues. Increment is not a charity conferred on the Government Servant. He earns increment as a right with the increase in their efficiency and capacity to put up more volume of work as their experience grows with every year of service
SERVICE THAT COUNTS FOR INCREMENT
All periods of duty in a post on a time-scale count for increment in that time-scale.FR-26.
Service in substantive post. FR-26(b)(i).
Service in officiating post. FR-26 (c).
All kinds of leave other than E.O.L. FR-26(b)(ii).
EOL on MC or for prosecuting higher studies and technical studies with an undertaking to serve the Govt., for 5 years- HOD can count (6) months period for grant of increment. FR-26(b)(ii), Delegation under FR-26.
Period of Deputation. FR-26(b)(ii).
Foreign Service. FR-26 ( c).
SERVICE DOES NOT COUNTS FOR INCREMENT
Period of suspension treated as not - duty. FR-26 (a a).
Period of E.O.L. on private affairs - FR-26 (a a)
Period of E.O.L. on M.C. or prosecuting higher and technical studies exceeding 6 months.
Over stayal of leave not regularised.
Break in service. F.R-26.