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Permission for commercial employment after retirement-revision of Form 25

Form 25 for Commercial Employment after retirement as per Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972

DoPT Notification of Revised Form 25 for grant of permission for commercial employment after retirement

F. No. 27012/3/2014-Estt. (A)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, P. G. and Pensions

Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi-110001

Dated: 15th October, 2015

Subject: Forwarding of Gazette Notification on procedure for grant of permission for commercial employment after retirement-revision of Form 25

The undersigned is directed to forward herewith copy of Notification dated 15th September, 2015 published in the Gazette of India regarding amendment of Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 for revision in Form 25 prescribed for granting permission for commercial employment to the pensioners after retirement.

Encl: As above

(Mukesh Kumar)

Under Secretary to the Govt. of India


(Department of Personnel and Training)


New Delhi, the 15th September, 2015

G.S.R. 713 (E). -In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution, and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, namely:-

1. (1) These rules may be called the Central Civil Services (Pension) Amendment Rules, 2015.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules 1972, in Form 25-

(a) in serial No. 7, for clause (a), the following shall be substituted, namely:

“(a) (i) Name of organisation (firm or company or co-operative society, etc.).

(a) (ii) Brief nature of the organisation.

(a) (iii) Full address of the registered office of the organisation.

(a) (iv) Permanent “Account Number or Tax Identification Number or Registration Number of the organisation”;

(b) for Serial number 9, the following shall be substituted, namely:–


I hereby declare that –

(a) I have not been privy to sensitive or strategic information in the last three years of service, which is directly related to the areas of interest or work of the organisation that I prepose to join or to the areas in which I propose to practice or consult.

(b) The proposed employment will not involve conflict of interest with the policies of the office held by me during the last three years and the interest represented or work undertaken by the organisation I propose to join will not bring me into conflict with the working of the Government.

(c) The organisation in which I am seeking employment is not involved in activities which are in conflict with or prejudicial to India’s foreign relations, national security and domestic harmony. The organisation is not undertaking any activity for intelligence gathering. The employment, which I propose to take up with the organisation also will not entail activities which are in conflict with or involve activities prejudicial to India’s foreign relations, national security and domestic harmony.

(d) My service record is clear, particularly with respect to integrity and dealings with Non-Government Organisations.

(e) The proposed emoluments and pecuniary benefits are in conformity with the industry standards.

(f) I agree to withdraw from the commercial employment in case of any objection by the Government.


I hereby solemnly declare ‘that the above information is true to the best of my knowledge and belief and that no material information has been concealed. In the event of any of the information being found to be false, the permission may be withdrawn without assigning any reason and without prejudice to any other action. that the Government may consider appropriate including action under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 & criminal proceedings.

Signature of applicant

Date: .


Address of the Applicant



Jt. Secy.

Download DoPT Notification F. No. 27012/3/2014-Estt. (A) dated 15.10.2015