September 26, 2019
Government Of India,
Department of pension and pensioners Welfare,
3r Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110 003
Sub : Revision of the benefit of Deposit Linked Insurance coverage from GPF.
You are aware that the above subject was discussed as Item No-3 in the standing committee meeting of the National Council (JCM) held on 7-3-2019. The extract from the minutes of the above meeting is given below for your kind ready reference
Item No.3: Revision of the benefit of Deposit Linked Insurance coverage from GPF:
“Joint Secretary (Pension) informed that a proposal was sent to Department of Expenditure to consider enhancement of the limit set for deposit linked Insurance Scheme 1976 from Rs.60,000 to Rs.6,00,000/- Department of Expenditure requested for clarification and some precedent cases which are with EPFO, Since, Ministry of Labour and Employment has such similar benefits, wherein the limit of DLIS has been enhanced to 6,00,000/- for depositors in EPF, covered under the scheme, the precedent policy of M/o Labour & Employment along with the proposal has now been sent to Department of Expenditure, He further informed that the Department of Expenditure has been reminded to take action expeditiously.”
Inspite of the above decision it is regretted to inform you that till date the Government orders on the subject matters has not yet been issued. It is therefore requested that the pending issue may be settled by issuing necessary Government Orders. A copy of the Government orders may please be endorsed to this office.