Excess salary drawn due to wrong decision regarding implementation of DOPT/GOI direction regarding Ex- servicemen employee: EPFO Order dated 25.09.2023
File No.HRM-IV/III/5(1)2009/EX-SM/ 592
EMPLOYEES PROVIDENT PUND ORGANISATION
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi
25 SEP 2023
All Additional Central P F Commissioner (Zones),
All RPFC-in-Charge of Regional Offices.
Subject: Excess salary drawn due to wrong decision regarding implementation of DoPT/GOI direction regarding Ex- servicemen employee — reg.
Reference: Head Office Circular No. HRM-IV/III/5(1)2009/EX-SM/7966 dated 26.07.2017.
Please refer above cited circular vide which guidelines was issued on the matter of initial pay fixation of re-employed ex-servicemen who held post below commissioned officer rank in Defence Forces.
2. In this regard, it is brought to the notice of all Offices that a case of irregular pay fixation in respect of Ex-Servicemen has been detected by the Audit Wing of EPFO wherein the provisions of Para 2 of DoPT OM of 05.04.2010 at para 4(b) (1) of the CCS(Fixation of re-employed Pensioners Orders), 1986 have be misinterpreted leading to over-payment.
3. It is requested to check the status in respect of Offices under the control of the Zonal Heads and take remedial action where necessary
(This issues with the approval of competent authority)
(Sunil Kumar Suman)
Additional Central P. F. Commissioner (HRM)