Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi-110 001
Dated 12th January, 2010
Chief Secretaries of all State Government/UTs
Subject:- Simplification of procedure for payment of pension and other benefits to All lndia Service officers retiring from Government of India / State Governments – bearing the liability of arrears related to Sixth Pay Commission.
I am directed to refer to the above subject and to say that the issue of bearing the liability of arrears of All India Service officers related to Sixth Pay Commission by the Government of lndia has been considered in consultation with the Ministry of Finance. It has been decided that the arrears will be paid in two installments of 40% & 60% in 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 respectively for All lndia Service officers. Arrears paid up to 31.3.2008 are debitable to State Governments and arrears from 1.3.2008 are debitable to the Central Government.
2. All the State Governments are requested take necessary action in accordance with the above.
Deputy Secretary to Government of lndia
(XXVi): HLTF constituted by the Government has recommended certain benefits that can be provided on death or discharge on invalidation / disability of a Government servant covered under NPS. However, it is likely to take some time before the Rules regulating these benefits under NPS are put into place. However, the CPAO will maintain the data base of the benefits paid to each pensioners/family pensioners as per this OM”.
Deputy Controller General of Accounts