EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION
(Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India)
Bhavishya Nidhi Bliawan, 14, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi – 110 066.
Letter No. Pension-I/3(4)16/2/15850
Dated 20 Sep 2016
All ACCs (Zonal Office)
All Regional P.F. Commissioner (In-Charge of Regions)
All Officers – In – Charge of SROs
Sub : Benefit of two years weightage of service to the members with 20 or more years of Pensionable Service under Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 – reg.
This is in continuation of Head Office letter no. Pension-1/3l4)16/7915 dated 25.07.2016 on the above subject.
Through the above communication it was conveyed in the penultimate para for granting the benefit of two years weightage henceforth as well as for the cases settled, Pensionable service will include service rendered under EPS 1995 as well as erstwhile Family Pension Scheme 1971 to fulfill the condition of 20 year or more Pensionable Service.
However, various communications are being received from many pensioners for grant of two year weightage on completion of 20 years pensionable service, which are addressed to the concerned RO/SROs with the copy endorsed to Head Office.
Regarding this it is advised that in the light of above mentioned communication necessary action may please be taken to revise the pension of those pensioners who qualified for it, irrespective of the fact whether they have submitted any representation or not. In case the revision of the pension may take some more time, a suitable reply may be sent to the applicant that the matter is under process and he/she will be intimated the position after doing the needful in the said matter. PRO in the facilitation centre may also be advised to explain the matter to the pensioners approaching office with such grievance/query.
Add. Central P.F. Commissioner-I(Pension)