Gratuity to NPS Employees in Railways – Counting of service on joining new service in State/Central/Autonomous Body
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
New Delhi, Dated : 04.o3.2020
The GMs/Principal Financial Advisors,
All Zonal Railways/Production Units,
(As per mailing list)
Subject: Counting of service on joining new service in State Government/Central Government/Autonomous Body for the benefit of gratuity in respect of Railway employees covered under National Pension System (NPS).
A copy of Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DOP&PW’s) O.M. No. 7/5/2012-P&PW(F)/B dated 12th February, 2020 is enclosed herewith for compliance and guidance. These instructions shall apply mutatis mutandis on the Railways also. Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 correspond to the Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993.
2. The Railway Board’s instructions corresponding to the DOP&PW’s instructions referred to in their aforesaid O.M. dated 12th February, 2020 are given under:-
|S. No.||DOP&PW’s instructions||Railway Board’s corresponding instructions.|
|1.||O.M. No. 38/41/06-P&PW(A) dated 05.05.2009||Letter No. 2008/AC-II/21/19 dated 29.05.2009.|
|2.||O.M. No.7/5/2012-P&PW(F)/B dated 26.08.2016||Letter No. 2012/F(E)III/1(1)/4 dated 05.09.2016.|
(G. Priya Sudarsani)
Director, Finance (Estt.)
D.A.: as above
New Delhi, dated: 04 . 03.2020.
Copy to Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General of India (Railways), Room No. 224, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi.
For Financial Commissioner/Railways.