Big News for Retirees: Gratuity Ceiling Increased to Rs.25 Lakhs from Rs.20 Lakhs

On account of revision of DA to 50%, as per the 7th CPC recommendations the Gratuity Ceiling Increased to Rs.25 Lakhs from Rs.20 Lakhs

EPFO Office Order for Gratuity Ceiling Increased to Rs.25 Lakhs

Employee’s Provident Fund Organisation
(Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India)

No.HRD-1/8/2024/Misc.-Circulars-Part(1)/1004

Date- 30-04-2024

OFFICE ORDER

Subject: Enhancement of Gratuity on account of Dearness Allowance rising by 50%- reg.

As per para 6.2 of the OM no. 38/37/2016-P&PW(A)(1) dated 04.08.2016 issued by Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India, the maximum limit of Retirement gratuity and death gratuity shall be increased by 25% whenever the dearness allowance rises by 50% of the basic pay.

2. Accordingly, the maximum limit of Retirement gratuity and death gratuity shall be increased by 25% to Rs. 25 Lakh from existing Rs. 20 Lakh on account of revision of Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government Employees to 50% of the basic pay w.e.f. 01.01.2024, subject to other conditions mentioned in the DoP&PW OM dated 04.08.2016.

(This has the approval of ACC(HQ) HR)

(SK Suman)
Additional Central PF Commissioner (HR)

Copy for information to:-

  • PPS to CPFC
  • All EC/CBT Members
  • PPS to FA & CAO, CVO, ACC (HQ)
  • All Addl. Central PF Commissioners (HQ) & ACC (Zones) including ACC (ASD)
  • All Regional PF Commissioners
  • All DD (Vigilance)/ZAPs
  • All PPS, PA and SO in Head Office
  • RPFC, |S Division for web circulation
  • Secretary General, EPF Officers’ Association
  • Secretary General, AIEPF Staff Federation
  • Secretary General, AIEPF Employees’ Sangh |
  • Hindi Section for Hindi Version
  • Secretary General, AIEPF SC/ST Federation
  • Guard file

(Saurabh Tripathi)
Regional PF Commissioner-I (HRD-I)

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