Government Employee: Strict warning to central employees, if found guilty, pension and gratuity will end

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Gratuity and Pension New Rule: Along with giving the gift of bonus and DA hike to the central employees on Diwali, the government has issued a strict instruction for them. And with this new rule, one mistake of the employees can stop their pension and gratuity. So let’s know the new rules.

After the central government has given DA and bonus to the central employees, now the government has changed a big rule. The central government has also issued a strict signal for the employees. And if the employees ignore it, then they will have to be deprived of pension and gratuity after their retirement.

If an employee is negligent in work, then after retirement, information has been given to stop his pension and gratuity. But this order will be applicable to central employees, but state employees can also implement it going forward.

Government issued order

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Although the Central Government has recently issued a notification under the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules 2021. Let us tell you that the Central Government had recently changed Rule 8 of the CCS (Pension) Rules 2021, under which new provisions have been added. If found guilty of crime or negligence, his gratuity and pension will be stopped after retirement.

It is worth noting that the information about the rules changed by the Central Government has been sent to all the concerned authorities. Not only this, it has also been made clear that the information of the guilty employees is available. So action will be initiated to stop their pension and gratuity. That is, this time the government is very strict about this rule.

These people will take action

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  • President who have been part of the appointing authority of a retire employee have been empowered to withhold gratuity or pension.
  • Such secretaries who are associated with the concerned ministry or department, and under which the retiring employee has been appointed, have also been given the right to withhold pension and gratuity.
  • If such an employee has retired from the Audit and Accounts Department, then the CAG has been empowered to withhold pension and gratuity after the retirement of the delinquent employees.

Know how action will be taken

  • According to this rule, if any departmental or judicial action is taken against these employees during the job, then it will be very important to inform the concerned officers about it.
  • If such an employee is re-employed after retirement, then the same rules will be applicable to him.
  • Such an employee has taken payment of pension and gratuity after retirement, and is then found guilty. So the full or partial amount of pension or gratuity can be recovered from him.
  • It will be estimated on the basis of loss caused to the department.
  • In such a situation, if the authority wants, it can stop the pension or gratuity of the employee permanently or even for some time.

Suggestion to be taken before final order

According to this rule, before giving final order to any authority in such a situation, it will be necessary to take suggestion from Union Public Service Commission. It also provides that in any case where pension is stopped or withdrawn, the minimum amount should not be less than Rs 90 thousand per month, and this is already fixed under Rule 44.

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