MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare)
New Delhi, the 3rd March, 2014
G.S.R. 138 (E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution and, after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to conditions of service of persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, namely’-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Central Civil Services (Pension) Second Amendment Rules, 2014.
(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from the 1~ October, 2000.
2. In the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, in rule 37A,-
(a) in sub-rule (22) an~sub-rule (23), after the words “Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited” in both the places where they occur, the words “and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited” shall be inserted;
(b) for sub-rule (24), the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:-
“(24) The arrangements under sub-rule (~3) shall be applicable to the existing pensioners and to the employees who are deemed to have retired from the Government service for absorption in Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited and shall not apply to the employees directly recruited by the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited for whom they shall devise their own pension schemes and make arrangements for funding and disbursing the pensionary benefits.”
[F. No. 4/23/2013-P&PW(D)]
VANDANA SHARMA, Jt. Secy .
Payment of pensionary benefits to all categories of the erstwhile employees of the Government (Group A, B, C and D) absorbed in Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited who have opted for pension on combined service will be made by the Government in the same manner as in Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited with effect from 1st October, 2000. Such erstwhile Government employees including those absorbed in Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited with effect from 1st November, 1998 and governed vide DOP&PW’s O.M.No. 4/18/87-P&PW(D) dated 5.7.1989 shall be brought within the purview of these rules with effect from 1st October, 2000. This is certified by the Department of Telecommunication that no one shall be adversely affected by giving retrospective effect to this notification.
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