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Coverage under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 in place of NPS to Central Government employees for selected before 01.01.2004 but joined after 01.01.2004 – DOT Order

File No.36-03/2019-Pen(T)
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Telecommunications
(Pension Section)

516, Sanchar Bhawan
20, Ashoka Road,
New Delhi
Dated: 16th July, 2020


Subject: Coverage under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 in place of NPS – of those Central Government employees whose selection for appointment was finalised before 01.01.2004 but who joined Government Service on or after 01.01.2004.

The undersigned is directed to circulate the following Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare OMs on the captioned subject for information and necessary action:

(i) DoP&PW OM No. 57/04/2019-P&PVW(B) dated 17.02.2020

(ii) Clarifications on the above – issued vide DoP&PW O.M. dated 25.06.2020.

Encl: As above.

(Asha Wadhwani)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Ph. 011 2303 6260


1. All the Pr. CCAs/ CCAs
2. Sr. DDG (TEC), Khurshid Lal Bhawan, Janpath, New Delhi.
3, DDG (A/cs), DDG (C&A), DDG (Pers), DDG (E&F) DoT, Hars, New Delhi.
4. Dir (A/cs-l), Dir (A/cs-Il), Dir (Civil) DoT, Hars, New Delhi.
5. US (Admin-l), US (Admin-ll), US (Admin-lll), US (SGT), US (SNG), US (SEA), US(CWG), DoT, Hars, New Delhi. 6. ADG(Staff), DoT(HQ), Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi for uploading the same on the DoT website.

Source: DOT

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