GOVERNMENT OF KERALA Abstract Pension - Implementation of National pensior-r System - Applicability of General
Provident Fund Rules
to the employees under National
Clarifi cation -Orders issued.
FINANCE (PENSION-A) DEPARTMENT G.O. (P)
Dated, Thiruvananthapu r am 24.02.2014. Read: 1. G.O. (P) No. 2Ot2O13lFin dated Ol ntmrc. 2. G.O. (P) No. 20812013/Fin dated 07.05.20t3. 3. Minutes of the meeting held on 01.01 .2013 by the Hon,ble Chief
Minister with servi c e organ i zatian repre sentat
v e s.
4.Lr. No" FMI/l-512013-141000228 dated 14.06.2at3 fiom the Accountant General (A&E) Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.
As per the Government Order read as 1't & 2"'l above National Pension System (NPS) has been implemented in the State for
made on or after 01.04.2013. This Scheme would apply to all employees to whom Part III Kerala Service Rules would have been applicabte otherwise and to
Public Sector Undertakings where pensionary benefits as per part
Service Rules are granted. Now, as per the letter read above. the Accountant General (A&E) has souglit clarif-rcation as to whether the General provident Fund
Rules are applicable for those employees who have joined the service on or after 01.04.2013 and coming under NPS.
After having examined the matter in detail, Government are pleased to order that the General Provident Fund (Kerala) Rules 201
would be made
applicable to those employees to whom General Provident Fund (Kerala) Rules
would have been made applicable otherwise, who have joined service on or after
01.04.20i3 and come under the purview of National Pension System. The payment of amears of subscription towards General Provident Fund would be exempted for the above category of employees.
By Order of the Governor,
V. SOMASUNDARAN Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) To The Director (Services). Depafirnent of Personnel and Trainirtg, Ministrl' of Persotrnel. PLrblic Grievances and Pension, Government of India, New Delhi' The Principal Accountant General (G&SSA) Kerala. Thiruvanantltapuranr. The Principal Accor-rntant General (A&E), Kerala, Thiruvananthapuranl.
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