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Subject: Additional benefit on death/disability of Government servant covered by New Pension System- clarification regarding.
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D.A.: Two. Deputy Director Fi V ce (Estt.)III,
Subject: Additional benefits on death/ disability of Government servant covered by National Pension System (NP5)- clarification -reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to Railway Board, Ministry of Railways OM No. 2012/F(E)III/1/4 dated 14th January 2013 on the subject above and to say that the comments of this Department on the Ministry of Railways’ reservations as under Para 3 of above OM, are as under:
“The PFRDA s clarification that the benefit granted vide the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DPPW) OM. dated 05. 05 2009 are over and above the benefits admissible under Notional Pension System (NPS), needs to be modified to the extent that the employee or the legal heirs of the employees. who wish to opt for pension or family pension as per the DPPW order; can not avail of two pension related benefits under the NPS and CCS (Pension) Rules. 1972 simultaneously.”
2. For any further clarification on the DPPW OM dated 05th May 2009, Ministry of Railways may kindly get in touch with the DPPW itself.
3. This issues with approval of Joint Secretary, Departrnentof Financial services, Ministry of Finance.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Mr. Amitabh Joshi
Deputy Director Finance (Estt.)III,
Ministry of Railways,
Rail Bhawan, New Delhi-01
Subject: Additional Benefits on death/disability of Government servant covered by NPS
We have already provided this information t.o Department of Financial Services (DFS), vide letter no. PFRDA/24/101E-82, dt. 13* July 2014, copy of which is enclosed herewith for your information.
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