The circular, issued by the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (PCDA) in Chandigarh, announces the establishment of the NPS Oversight Mechanism in compliance with the Department of Expenditure’s Office Memorandum dated 02.07.2019 in the Ministry of Defence.
This circular refers to a previous circular issued by the PCDA regarding the online facility for Nodal Offices to capture subscriber details under Form I & II of the CCS rules. The PCDA has received a request from the CGDA headquarters for the current status of options exercised by NPS employees as per Rule 10 of the CCS (Implementation of NPS) Rules, 2021.
The PCDA instructs all sub-offices and relevant sections to provide the requested information by 29.05.2023. The circular emphasizes the importance of prioritizing this task.
Setting up of NPS Oversight Mechanism in pursuance of Department of Expenditure OM dated 02.07.2019 in Ministry of Defence
O/O the PCDA, WC
The Officer in Charge
- AN Pay (Local)
- Pay Section (Local)
- All sub-offices under PCDA(WC), Chandigarh
Sub: Setting up of NPS Oversight Mechanism in pursuance of Department of Expenditure OM dated 02.07.2019 in Ministry of Defence -reg.
Ref: CGDA HQr letter No NPS-CORR/12/2020-NPS/Vol-II dated 22.05.2023 and this office circular No FC/II/NPS/Circualr dated 24.05.2022
Please refer to this office circular cited under reference on the subject “Online facility to Nodal Office to capture the details exercised by Subscriber under Form I & II (CCS rules March, 2021)”. Vide this circular, it was instructed to all the PAOs to update the said details of all the subscribers mapped under respective PAO.
2 CGDA HQrs Office vide its letter mentioned under reference has requested the present status of option exercised by the NPS employees in accordance with Rule 10 of CCS (Implementation of NPS) Rules, 2021 in the following format.
|Name of PAO
|Name of DDO
|Number of employees under NPS
|Number of employees who submitted option form in accordance with Rule 10 of CCS (Implementation of NPS) Rule, 2021
|Reason behind non-submission of option form
3 It is requested to forward the status by 29.05.2023 positively for onward submission to CGDA HQrs.
4 Accord top priority.
ACDA (Fund Cell)