Coverage under Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993, in place of National Pension System – RBE No. 27/2021
R.B.E. No. 27/2021
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (भारत सरकार)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (रेल मंत्रालय)
RAILWAY BOARD (रेलवे बोर्ड)
New Delhi, dated: 07.04.2021.
The GMs/Principal Financial Advisors,
All Zonal Railways/Production Units etc.,
(As per mailing list)
Sub:- Coverage under Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993, in place of National Pension System, of those Railway employees whose selection for appointment was finalized before 01.01.2004 but who joined Railway service on or after 01.01.2004 – regarding.
A copy of Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DOP&PW)’’s O.M. No.57/04/2019-P&PW(B) dated 31st March, 2021 is enclosed for information and guidance. These instructions shall apply mutatis mutandis on the Railways also. The Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 correspond to the Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993. DOP&PW’s instructions No. 57/04/2019-P&PVW/(B) dated 17.02.2020, mentioned in the DOP&PW’s O.M. dated 31.03.2021, were circulated on Railways vide this office’s letter of even number dated 03.03.2020.
2. The Accounting procedure with respect to para 9 of DOP&PW’s O.M. dated 17.02.2020, adopted on Railways vide letter of even number dated 03.03.2020, has been prescribed vide Board’s letter No. 2020/AC-II/21/7 dated 18.09.2020 read with letter dated 12.10.2020.
Deputy Director, Finance (Estt.)ll,
D.A.: As above
NPS to OPS: Exercise of option by Government servant for coverage under old pension scheme – DoP&PW Order dt 31st March, 2021
No. D-43/12/2018-F (E) III
New Delhi, dated: 07.04.2021
Copy to Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General of India (Railways), Room No.222, Rail Bhavan, New Delhi.
For Member Finance/Railways