Inclusion of Central Government employees recruited against the posts/vacancies advertised/ notified prior to 22.12.2003, under Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972
The memo extends the deadline for Central Government appointing authorities to decide on including employees under revised pension rules. It allows employees recruited before 22.12.2003 to opt for the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 2021 instead of the National Pension System. The extension moves the decision deadline to 30.11.2023, maintaining previous terms and conditions.
कार्मिक, लोक शिकायत तथा पेंशन मंत्रालय
पेंशन और पेंशनभोगी कल्याण मंत्रालय
तिसरी मंजिल, लोकनायक भवन, खान मार्केट,
नई दिल्ली, दिनांक 07.11.2023
Subject: Inclusion of Central Government employees recruited against the posts/vacancies advertised/ notified prior to 22.12.2003, under Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 (now 2021)- reg.
Undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M of even No. dated 03.03.2023 providing one-time option to Central Government employee for inclusion under Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 ( now 2021) in place of National Pension System who has been appointed against a post or vacancy which was advertised/ notified for recruitment/ appointment prior to notification for National Pension System i.e. 22.12.2003
2. The said Office Memorandum provides for cut off dates for various activities involved in the process of exercising of option, deciding representations by appointing authorities and closure of NPS accounts of the concerned Government servants.
3. In view of request received for extension of time limit for taking decision by the appointing authority, it has been decided to extend the cut-off date for taking decision by the appointing authority on the options received from Central Government employees till 30.11.2023.
4. There would be no change in the other terms and conditions mentioned in this Department’s O.M. dated 03.03.2023.
5. Hindi version will follow.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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