Pension Functions

The Pension Group headed by an I.A. & A.S. Officer of the rank of Deputy Accountant General / Senior Deputy Accountant General deals with Verification and Authorisation of Pension Claims of 

Books for Reference

Processing of Pension application

Procedure for Submission of Application by the Pensioner and the Process involved in the payment :

Pensioner

Submission of signed Application to the Office of the Principal Accountant General (A&E) through his Department along with the following


1.  Pension Application - 3 copies
2.  Joint Photo (with spouse) - 3 copies of Passport size Joint Photographs with wife or husband duly attested by Head of Office 
3.  Identification Marks - 3 copies duly attested by a Gazetted Officer
3a. Specimen signature - 2 sets duly attested by a Gazetted Officer
4   Nomination for Life Time Arrears of Pension  / Gratuity  /CVP. 
5.  Details of family - with age and marital status ( if possible with the date of marriage) and details of handicapped members, if any, with Medical Certificate from a Civil Surgeon
6.  Death Certificate / Legal Heirship Certificate 
in the case of Family Pension along with the application for Family Pension

Department

Forwarding of Pension proposal

1. All documents submitted above should be countersigned by the Head of Office.
2. Service book (Date of Birth, Date of Appointment, duly noting
the date of retirement, last pay drawn duly regulating 
his pay / Special Pay/Personal Pay/Dearness Pay(50% of Pay+PP) etc. service verification done from Date of Appointment  to Date of Retirement)
3. Covering letter by the forwarding authority.


Principal Accountant General

Verification & Authorisation

1. On receipt of the application and after verification of the proposal, AG admits the pensionary benefits based on the qualifying service and Average emoluments/PLD whichever is higher and sends the admittance report to the department along with the service book.

2. Authorises the pensionary benefits in Pension Payment Order (for pension) Gratuity Order & commutation order (commutation of the pension) in three copies. 1st copy to the Treasury, 2nd copy to the pensioner and the 3rd copy to the department

Pension Payment Order

1. 2 PPO books are prepared ( Pensioner's half  & Disburser's half) and sent to Treasury Officer
2. 3 copies of forwarding letter for PPO are sent, one each to pensioner, Department and treasury for information.
3. Pension is payable at the treasury desired by the pensioner


Gratuity Payment Order

3 copies of GPO authorisations are prepared, one each to the 
1. Departmental Officer
2. Treasury Officer
3. Pensioner
Note :   Payment of Gratuity is made by the Departmental Officer


Commuted Value of Pension

3 copies of CVP authorisations are prepared and sent to the
1. Treasury Officer
2. Pensioner
3. Departmental Officer
Note :   CVP is payable at the same treasury for pension 
(desired by the pensioner)


Pensioner

Receipt of Pensionary benefits authorised by Principal Accountant General

The Pensioner should approach the Treasury Officer for payment of PPO and CVP by production of the intimation received from the A.G.   The Pensioner should approach and the departmental officer for payment of DCRG.    

Note: For any revision or increase in D.A. on pension, the pensioner should approach the Treasury Officer / Bank.

Authorisation of Pension

Classes of Pension

Qualifying Service

Commencement of Qualifying Service  - Qualifying Service of a Government shall commence from the date he takes charge of the post to which he is appointed either substantively or in an officiating or temporary capacity.

Condition subject to which service qualifies

(*Tamil Nadu Pension Rules 1978)

Emoluments

Emoluments mean and include

  AVERAGE EMOLUMENTS:

      Note:

      In respect of persons retiring on or after 01/07/1996 (Vide G.O.Ms.No.461 dt.31/07/1996. G.O.Ms.No.496 dated 01/08/2006 and G.O.Ms.No.127 dt.11/04/2007)

Calculation of Pension

The amount of pension is calculated based on the total qualifying service and the average emoluments drawn during the last ten months by a Government Servant.

In respect of persons who retired prior to 01/07/1996, pension   calculated at 50% of Pay Last Drawn or Average Emoluments whichever is higher is regarded as full pension of a retiring government servant if he has rendered not less than 33 years of qualifying service. If the qualifying service is less than 33 years, pension will be calculated proportionately vide Rule 43 of TNPR.

In respect of persons who retire on or after 01/07/1996, pension calculated at 50% of PLD or Average Emoluments whichever is higher is regarded as full pension of a retiring government servant if he has rendered not less than 30 years of qualifying service. If the qualifying service is less than 30 years, pension will be calculated proportionately vide Rule 43 of TNPR.

In addition to pension,  other allowances includes

Family Pension

To whom it is payable

Calculation of Family Pension:-
Family pension is calculated at two rates

Provisional Pension

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