Payment of GPF for AIS Officers on Central Deputation at Retirement
The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions has issued an official communication regarding the payment of General Provident Fund (GPF) at the time of retirement for All India Services (AIS) officers on Central Deputation. This communication outlines the procedures and responsibilities involved in obtaining the final GPF payment.
Background and Current Practice:
AIS officers who are retiring currently follow a practice where they submit their GPF applications to the Account Officers of their respective states and receive the final payment through the State Government.
Procedure for AIS Officers on Central Deputation:
The official communication highlights that AIS officers on Central Deputation at the time of retirement have the option to obtain the final GPF payment through the Pay and Accounts Officers (PAO) of the Ministry/Department concerned. The procedure should be followed: