is invited to Para 3 (xix) of OM No.1(7)/DCPS(NPS)/2009/TA/221 dated
02,07.2009 and subsequent corrigendum No. 1(7)/DCPS(NPS)/2099/TA/295
dated 27.05.2013 issued by O/o the Controller General of Accounts,
Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance for submission of the
requisite certificates by the Pensioners/Family Pensioners covered under
NPS-Additional Relief Scheme(NPS-AR) wherein it is mentioned that –
Pension Account Holding Bank will be responsible for obtaining
periodical certificates such as Life Certificate, Re-employment
Certificate, etc. (as prescribed in CPAO’s Scheme for “Payment of
Pensions to Central Government Civil Pensioners through Authorised
Banks”) and intimating electronically to CPAO on due dates. (Life
Certificate should be obtained on 1st November each year and intimation
uploaded on CPAO’s website.) Drawing of pensions/family pension will be
subject to the receipt of Life Certificate by CPAO”.
This office is receiving Grievances from Pensioners/Family Pensioners
covered under NPS-AR wherein it is stated that some Pension Account
Holding Banks are not receiving periodical certificates such as Life
Certificate, Re-employment Certificate, for onward transmission to CPAO
electronically (through email) on due dates which results in delay in
crediting the pension into the pensioner’s account by CPAO.
All the Heads of CPPCs/Government Business Departments are requested to
direct the concerned Branches of their Bank to obtain the requisite
certificates , i.e. as Life Certificate, Re-employment Certificate, etc
from the pensioners and intimate electronically (through email) to CPAO
on due dates for making timely payment of pension and family pension to
pensioners under NPS-AR Scheme.
This issues with the approval of the Chief Controller (Pensions).
Md.Shahid Kamal Ansari (Dy. Controller of Accounts)