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BSNL VRS 2019 – Early preparation for timely settlement of your Pension/GPF case – Do’s and Don’ts

Early Preparation For Timely Pension

Dear VRS Optee of BSNL Gujarat Circle,

Please take care of following for timely settlement of your Pension/GPF case:


1.Make efforts to get your Service Book (SB) completed with special attention on:

a. Entry of details like Time-bound Promotion along with Promotion Order
b. Entry of Training Period
c. Pay fixation memos from 1.10.2000 onwards are available in SB
d. Up to date remarks regarding Pension Contribution duly attested
e. Copy of Presidential Order is pasted in SB
f. Undertaking prescribed for post based increment is available (wherever applicable)
g. Indemnity Bonds is available for Group B officers who opted for IDA from date of promotion after 1.10.2000
h. TSM period should be mentioned in SB along with Regularization orders
i. Strike period has been regularized
j. Leave Records are complete

2. Make sure that following are ready:

a. Joint photograph with spouse in dimensions 5.5*4 inches in matt finish duly attested by the unit officer|
b. ECS mandate from the bank in which you wish to obtain your pension and other payments. Preferably open joint account with spouse
c. Specimen signature and thumb & finger impression duly attested
d. Nomination forms for DCRG, Commutation, GPF and Arrears of Pension
e. Cancelled cheque along with a photocopy of the same along with application or provide a copy of first page of your bank account passbook duly attested by your unit officer
f. Copy of your and your spouse’s Aadhar and PAN card duly attested by your unit officer
g. GPF Final Payment application, Details of family members and Undertaking forms
h. Descriptive roll i.e. Identification marks/height
i. Details of Family in Form 3
j. Declaration by Pensioner
k. Advance stamped receipts

3. Always provide:

a. Permanent address after retirement for future communication
b.Correct email id for future communication
c. Permanent mobile number for future communication

4. Make sure that your name in the Service Book is the same as in your Aadhar, Bank Account and PAN Card


  1. Do not provide your service connection number as contact number
  2. Do not give official email id for future communication
  3. Do not provide your staff quarter address for future communication

In case of any query, please contact:
Controller of Communication Accounts
Gujarat Circle
7th Floor, P&T Administrative Building,
Khanpur Ahmedabad –380001
Toll Free –1800-233-036



Check the following links related to this topic:

BSNL VRS Scheme 2019 – Instructions for Pension Cells

BSNL Voluntary Retirement Scheme 2019 – Notification and Guidelines

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