R.B.E. No.: 78 /2017
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
No. 2016/F(E)III/1(1)17 New Delhi, Dated: 31.07.2017
All Zonal Railways/Production Units,
(As per mailing list)
Subject: Revision of Additional Relief on death/disability of Government servants covered under New Pension Scheme (NPS) in pursuance of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the 7th CPC – reg.
A copy of Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare (DOP&PW)’s O.M. No. 28/03/2017-P&PW(B) dated 30th May, 2017 on the above cited subject is enclosed for information and compliance. These instructions shall apply mutatis mutandis on the Railways also. Rules 38, 49, 50 and 54 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 and CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules, mentioned in DOP&PW’s O.M., correspond to Rules 55, 69, 70 and 75 of the Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993 and Railway Services (Extrordinary Pension) Rules, 1993 respectively. The DOP&PW’s O.M. No. 38/41106/P&PW(A) dated 05.05.2009, referred to in their aforesaid O.M. dated 30.05.2017 has been circulated on the Railways vide this office letter No. 2008/AC-ll/21/19 dated 29.05.2009.
2. Please acknowledge receipt.
(G. Priya Sudarsani)
Joint Director, Finance (Estt.),
Government of lndia
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan
New Delhi, dated the 30th May, 2017
Subject:Revision of Additional Relief on death/disability of Government servants covered under NPS in pursuance of Govt. decision on the recommendation of the 7th CPC- reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to Railway Board’s letter No. 2016/F(E)lll/1(1)/7 dated 01.05.2017 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the additional benefit on provisional basis has been extended to the Government employees covered under NPS vide O.M. No. 38/41/06-P&PW(A) dated 05.05.2009 in the event of death or invalidation from service on disability. This O.M. provides that the the Govt. employees covered under · NPS who are discharged on invalidation /disablement or the family of such employees who have died during service would be extended the benefit of invalid pension. or family pension in accordance with Rules 38, 49, 50 and 54 of CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972 and CCS(EOP) Rules as the case may be.
2. Any order for revision of pension /family pension sanctioned under the CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972 and CCS(EOP) Rules, would also be equally applicable to the Govt. servants covered under NPS, who have been extended the benefits of old pension scheme in terms of O.M. dated 05.05.2009.
Under Secretary to the Government of India