Payment of Pension/Family Pension in respect of NPS subscribers as OPS in view of DoP&PW Notification dated 30th March 2021
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-Il, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
CPAO/IT&Tech/NPS Procedure 22 Vol-IV/5428/2022-23/ 2 CG
Sub:- Payment of Pension/Family Pension in respect of NPS subscribers as per Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare Notification dated 30th March 2021 – reg.
Attention is invited to Department of Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare (DoP&PW) Gazette Notification dated 30th March, 2021 wherein the Central Civil Services (Implementation of National Pension System) Rules, 2021 came into force. The payment of pension/family pension to the pensioners/family pensioners covered under the National Pension system has been regularized through this notification. Therefore, the payment of pension in these cases will be made through the concerned CPPCs of Authorized Banks as OPS. The following categories have been created to process these pension cases:-
W- Ordinary Family Pension
X- Invalid Pension
Y- Extraordinary Pension
Z- Extraordinary Family Pension
Moreover, in addition to creation of these categories CPAO has upgraded its system and incorporated a field of PRAN for NPS cases. The procedure for processing of these cases in CPAO is at final stage for roll out.
All the CPPCs of Authorized Banks are hereby directed to comply with the following instructions-
1. Include the above mentioned categories of NPS in their system/software.
2. Include a field of ‘PRAN’ in their system/software.
3. Comply with the Gazette Notification dated 30th March 2021
In case of any technical advice, Sh. Dhiraj Kumar (Scientific Officer- SB, CPAO) at dhiraj.kumar89[at]nic.in may be contacted.
Further, all the CPPCs of Authorized Banks are requested to intimate this office at the earliest, once these changes are implemented.
This issues with the approval of the Chief Controller (Pensions).
(Satish Kumar Garg)
Sr. Accounts Officer (IT & Tech)
1. Heads of CPPCs of All Authorized Banks (as per list)
2. Heads of GBD of All Authorized Banks (as per list)
1. PS to CC (P), CPAO
2. Sr. TD, NIC (CPAO)