Jul 17, 2018

Procedure For Extending Old Pension Scheme To Casual Workers In Central Government Departments




Procedure for extending the benefits of Old GPF / Pension Scheme to those casual workers covered under the Scheme of 1993 and regularized on or after 01.01,2004.

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
NEW DELHI-110066

CPAO/IT&Tech/Clarificarion/P&PW/13 (Vol-III)/2018-19/68

13.07.2018


Subject :- Procedure for extending the benefits of Old GPF / Pension Scheme to those casual workers covered under the Scheme of 1993 and regularized on or after 01.01,2004.

It has been observed that the pension cases of casual labour who were regularized on or after 01.01.2004 and eligible for old GPF/Pension Scheme vide DOPT OM No.49014/2/2014-Estt(C) dated 28.07.2016 have not been processed by the concerned Ministries/Departments. In order to avoid the hardship to the pensioners all the Ministries/Departments/PAOs have been requested to finalise the pension cases of the pensioners after following the procedure below:

1) Deptt. may issue the order that the old GPF Scheme/ Pension Scheme is applicable to the concerned official.

2) CPAO may be requested through concerned Pay & Accounts Office to stop Provisional Pension after cancellation of PPO, if issued.

3) NSDL may he requested by the concerned PAO to deposit the NPS subscription, Govt. Contribution plus interest thereon into the Govt. Account through ERM of NSDL.

4) On receipt of the amount it may be classified by the concerned PAO as below:
SL.NO.COMPONENTHEAD OF ACCOUNT
i) Adjustment of employee’s
contribution in Accounts Amount may be credited to the individual,s GPF Account and the account may be recast
permitting upto- date interest as applicable
from time to time (FR-16 & Rule 11 of GPF Rule)




ii) Adjustment of Government contribution under NPS in Accounts To be accounted for as [-) Dr.to object Head “70 Deduct Recoveries under major Head 2071 – Pension and Other Retirement Benefits” and Minor Head “911- Deduct Recoveries of Overpayment” (Para 3.10 of List of Major Minor Heads)
(iii) Adjustment of increased
value of subscription
account of appreciation of
investment May be accounted for by crediting the amount to Govt. Account under Major Head “0071- Contribution and Recoveries towards pension and Other Retirement Benefits” and Minor Head “800-Other Receipts”.
(Note under the above Major Head in List of Major Minor Heads)

5) GPF and Pension case of the concerned official may be processed as per the GPF Rules and CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 after adjusting the Provisional Pension paid to the pensioner, if paid.

This issues with the approval of the Chief Controller (Pensions).

(Praful Dabral)
Sr. Accounts Officer (IT & Tech)

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