CPAO OM dated 12.08.2022 – Transfer of pensionary liabilities of DAs/DAOs
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
CPAO/IT& Tech/Clarification(DAs/DAOs) /13(Vol-VIII)/ 2022-23/136
Subject:- Transfer of pensionary liabilities of DAs/DAOs in Indian Audit and Accounts Department (IA&AD) from State to Centre.
Reference is invited to this office OM No. CPAO/IT&Tech/Clarification (DAs/DAOs) 13 Vol-VII/ 2017-18/94 dated 14.08.2017 and subsequent clarification issued vide letter of even No. 176 dated 08.01.2018 on the subject “Transfer of pensioner liabilities of Indian Audit & Accounts Department (IA&AD) from state to Centre.
2. In this case it is further clarified that all fresh cases should be routed through CPAO for arranging future pension payments along with the disburser portion of PPO booklet and Special Seal Authority issued by the competent authority. The payment on account of other retirement benefits such as DCRG, Commutation value of pension, leave encashment etc. should be authorized and paid by the PAO of concerned AGs or treasuries as the case may be.
3. As far as the legacy cases (not routed through CPAO) are concerned, all such cases may be called back from the PDAs of State Government and cancelled. The fresh PPO Booklet with the twelve digit PPO No. should be generated and sent to CPAO along with SSAs for arranging future pension payments through Banks.
This issues with the approval of the Chief Controller (Pensions).
(Dy. Controller of Accounts)