Clarification on Additional benefit on death/disability of Government servant covered by New Pension System

Clarification on Additional benefit on death/disability of Government servant covered by New Pension System

Clarification on Additional benefit on death/disability of Government
servant covered by New Pension System GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA) (RAILWAY BOARD)
No.2012/F(E)111/1(1)/4 New Delhi, Dated: 23.08.2017. The
GMs/FA&CAOs, All Zonal Railways/Production Units. *Subject:
Additional benefit on death/disability of Government servant covered by New
Pension System — clarification regarding.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No.2012/F(E)111/1(1)/4

New Delhi, Dated: 23.08.2017.

The GMs/FA&CAOs,

All Zonal Railways/Production Units.


Subject: Additional benefit on death/disability of Government
servant covered by New Pension System — clarification regarding.
Please refer to the instructions issued vide Board’s letters No.
2008/AC-II/21/19, dated 29.05.2009, No.2010/AC-II/21/18 dated 02.07.2013
and 13.07.2010, letters of even number dated 08.09.2014 and 13.01.2016 on
the above mentioned subject.
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2. Now, one of the recognized Federations (NFIR) have again raised the
issue of non-compliance of the above instructions by Zonal Railways and
reluctance on the part of Railways in providing additional relief to the
widows of NPS subscribers/ NPS subscribers who have been declared
invalidated. The Federation have also stated that Zonal administrations are
not taking initiatives to ensure additional relief in terms DOP&PW’s
D.M. dated 05.05.2009 and that they are reluctant in providing additional
relief on death and disability of NPS subscribers.

3. It is once again reiterated that the aforesaid instructions may be
followed scrupulously and to review all the cases for ensuring the payment
of family pension, disability pension and extra-ordinary pension to the NPS
subscribers in case of death/disability. Further, Zonal Railways are also
advised to sensitize the administration at lower level towards the problems
faced by the employees and their families.
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Railway Board.

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