Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensionersí Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-10003
Dated 5th March, 2008
Subject: Applicability of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 in respect of those put on induction training prior to 1.1.04 and were in receipt of stipend.
The undersigned is directed to state that the existing CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 are applicable to Government Servants appointed on or before 31st December 2003. Vide this Deportmentís OM of even No. dated 11th October 2006, it was clarified that the employees who were put on induction training prior to 1.1.2004 and were paid salary from that date would be covered under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.
2.†††††††† The staff side of the National Council (JCM) has sought further clarification whether the cases of persons who are put on induction training prior to 1.1.2004 but were in receipt of stipend would be covered under the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.
3. The matter has been further examined and it is now clarified that the employees who were required to undergo departmental training relating to jobs prior to 1.1.04 before they were put on regular appointment and were in receipt of stipend during such training would also be covered under the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 provided the period spent on such training was eligible for being counted as qualifying service under the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.
4.†††††††† Hindi version will follow.
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