No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) (Vol.II)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions

Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare


3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan

Khan Market, New Delhi 110003

Dated 22nd March, 2004




Subject: Grant of Ex-gratia payment to CPF retirees.


The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments O.M. No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated the 16th December, 1997 on the above subject and to say that references have been received in this Department raising a doubt whether the Central Government servants who retired on voluntary basis with CPF benefits are also eligible for grant of ex-gratia payment in terms of the said O.M.


2. The matter has been examined in consultation with the Ministry of Finance. It is clarified that the CPF beneficiaries who retired on voluntary basis are not entitled to grant of ex-gratia payment under the said O.M. Para 7 of the O.M. dated 16.12.1997 may be treated as modified accordingly as follows:-


The ex-gratia payment is not admissible to (a) those who were dismissed or removed from service. (b) those who resigned from service, and; (c) those who retired from service other than on attaining the prescribed age of superannuation.


3. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their U.O. No. 95/E.V/2004 dated 30.01.2004.




(M.P. Singh)




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