TN G.O : Revision of Pension and Retirement Benefits – 2nd Installment of Arrears
FINANCE (Pension) DEPARTMENT
Letter No. 17977 / Fin (Pension) /2018, DATED:16-04-2018.
Thiru K. SHANMUGAM, I.A.S.,
Additional Chief Secretary to Government.
All Secretaries to Government.
All Departments of Secretariat.
All Heads of Department.
All District Collectors / District Judges / Magistrates.
The Accountant General, Chennai – 600 009/18/Madurai.
All Pay and Accounts Officers.
All Treasury Officers / All Sub-Treasury Officers.
The Pension Pay Officer, Chennai-600 035.
The Chairman, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, Chennai-2.
The Registrar, High Court of Madras, Chennai-600 104.
The Commissioner of all Corporations.
The Principal Secretary and Commissioner of Treasuries and Accounts,Chennai-600 035.
Sub: OFFICIAL COMMITTEE, 2017 – Revision of Pension / Family Pension and Retirement Benefits – Arrears on retirement benefits in respect of employees who retired between 1-1-2016 and 30-9-2017 – Payment of Second Instalment – Drawal of – Instructions – Issued.
Ref: 1. G.O.Ms.No. 313, Finance (Pay Cell) Department, dated 25-10-2017.
2. From the Principal Secretary and Commissioner of Treasuries and Accounts, Chennai-600 035 Letter R.C. No.44623 / D2 /2017, dated 05-04-2018.
In the Government Order first cited, orders were issued revising the pension/family pension and other retirement benefits notionally with effect from 1-1-2016 and monetary benefit from 1-10-2017. In the said Government Order, it was also ordered that the arrears on retirement benefits i.e. Gratuity/Commutation of pension including encashment of leave surrendered at the time of retirement consequent on pay revision in respect of the employees who retired between 1-1-2016 and 30-9-2017 shall be paid in two instalments i.e. first instalment in the current financial year 2017-2018 and second instalment in the next financial year 2018-2019.
2. The Principal Secretary and Commissioner of Treasuries and Accounts in the reference second cited has requested that whether PAOs/Treasuries may be allowed to make the payment towards second instalment of arrears to the pensioners based on the Government Orders.
3. I am therefore to inform that the second instalment of the arrears due for payment in the year 2018-2019 as ordered in the Government Order cited may be drawn and paid to the pensioners / family pensioners from April 2018. In case of pensioners / family pensioners who have not claimed and paid the first instalment of the arrears due for payment during the year 2017-2018, the entire arrears may be drawn and paid in one lumpsum.
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