17 Nov, 2013 9:38a.m.

Clarification regarding rule position for gratuity covered under NPS

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions
Department of Pension &Pensioners Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
NewDelhi- 10003
Dated the 15th October, 2013

Office Memorandum

Subject : Clarification regarding rule position for payment of gratuity to the employees covered under New Pension Scheme

The undersigned is directed to refer to Ministry of Defence OM.No12(15)/2013-D(Civ.II) dated 12.7.2013 & 26.9.2013 on the subject noted above and to say that the provision of CCS(Pension) rules are not applicable to government servants appointed on or after 1.1.2004. This department is in the process of framing rules on New Pension scheme.

The NPS Rules would include the provisions regarding grant of gratuity to the NPS employees. In the meanwhile, pending finalization of NPS Rules, the matter regarding payment of gratuity to NPS beneficiaries has been referred to M/o Finance Response of M/o Finance is awaited.


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