Old Pension Processing for NPS Subscribers as per DoPPW Notification – DoE Order Dated 18.12.2023

According to DoE Order Dated 18.12.2023, Old Pension Processing for NPS Subscribers as per DoPPW Notification shall be on similar basis as for OPS pension cases

Old Pension Processing for NPS Subscribers

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
NEW DLEHI-110066
PHONES : 26174596, 26174456, 26174438

CPAO/ IT&Tech/ NPS to OPS/ 22Vol-V/ E-12612/ 2023-24/ 172

Dated: 18.12.2023

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Payment of Pension/Family Pension in respect of NPS subscribers as per Department of Pension and Pensioner’ Welfare Notification dated 30th March 2021-regarding.

Reference is invited to Rule 20 of Central Civil Service (Implementation of National Pension System) Rules 2021 which prescribes entitlement of Invalid Pension and family pension to family members in the event of Invalidation/subscriber’s death. As per this rule, pension/family pensions is to be processed as per Central Civil Service Pension Rules, 1972 now Central Civil Service Pension Rules, 2021.

Stoppage of N series PPO numbers

O/o CGA vide its OM No. 1-95/4/2020-ITD-CGA(E994) /583-91 dated 07.12.2023 has dispensed with the allotment of N series PPO numbers in respect of these cases in PFMS Pension Module. CPAO has already communicated the same to all stakeholders vide this office OM No. CPAO/ IT&Tech/ NPS to OPS/22 Vol-V/ 2023/ 12612/ 147 dated 28.11.2023.

In the light of aforementioned Gazette Notification, orders & circulars, CPAO has stopped the allotment N series PPO numbers in PFMS with immediate effect. Henceforth, allotment of PPO No. and Pension Processing for these cases will be on similar basis as for OPS pension cases and pension disbursing authority will be CPPCs of pension authorized banks.

This issues with the approval of Chief Controller (Pensions).

(Ajay Chaudhary)
Sr. Accounts Officer (IT & Tech)

View pdf of DoE Order Dated 18.12.2023

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