Authorisation of withdrawals under National Pension System
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RBA No. 5/2019
New Delhi, dated 15.01.2019
All Zonal Railways and PUs
Sub: Authorisation of withdrawals under National Pension System (NPS)
At present, the Personnel Deptt are exercising function of initiation as well as authorisation (approval) of withdrawal requests of staff of Personnel Deptt. It has been decided that as per maker/checker concept, the Personnel Deptt shall perform the function of initiator and Proposer’ and Accounts Deptt. of ‘Recommender and Authoriser’ for processing the withdrawal requests.
The functionality to initiate aforementioned withdrawal requests has been enabled by NSDL for all PAOs. Accordingly, the withdrawal requests will be initiated by Subscribers/DD0s/Personnel Dept and further authorisation will be done by Accounts Dept login under CRA application. NSDL has also forwarded the SoP pertaining to the following withdrawals:
- SOP_Online Partial Withdrawal Request
- SOP_Online Premature Exit Withdrawal
- SOP_Online Superannuation Withdrawal
- SOP_Online Death Withdrawal Request
The above are available on Indian Railway website – www.indianrailways.gov.in under the following location Railway Board Directorates => Accounts => Instructions on New Pension System (NPS). Kindly ensure compliance and arrange to disseminate the procedural guidelines with all concerned.
DA: As above