Change and control in management of General Provident Fund of Group-D employees
Government of West Bengal,Finance Department,Audit Branch issued Memorandum vide No: 1353-F(J)W.B. Dated, 18th April, 2018 regarding Clarification with reference to Notification No. 734-F(J)W.B. dated- 28.02.2018 regarding change and control in management of General Provident Fund of Group-D employees of the State Consequent upon change of authority of maintenance of the General Provident Fund Account of the Group-D State Government employees vide Finance Department Memorandum No.734-F(J)/W.B.dated 28.02.2018, some clarifications are being sought from different ends regarding applicability and processing according to the order.
After careful consideration of the matter the undersigned is directed by order of the Governor to offer the following clarifications on the points of doubt for information and further guidance of all concerned:
Whether the Group-D Work Charged employees shall be covered in Online GPF Module in terms of the G.0 No. 734-F(J)W.B. dated-28.02.2018?
Group-D employees in Work Charged establishment shall not come under the purview of Online GPF module in terms of the G.O No.734- F(J)W.B. dated-28.02.2018 at present. Existing procedure of maintenance of GPF Accounts shall continue for such employees until further order.
What actions are to be taken by Head of Office for transfer of GPF balance to AGWB of those Group-D employees who will be promoted to Group-Con or after 01.04.2018.
Opening balance as on 01.04.2018 shall have to be entered for all Group-D employees invariably as per G.O No.734-F(J)/W.B. dated-28.02.2018. Subsequently on promotion to Group-C,employee shall apply before AGWB for new GPF account number. During the period subscription,recovery and withdrawals, if any, shall be made against the Head of Account for Group-D employees only. On receipt of new GPF Account Number from AGWB, the Head of Office shall enter new GPF Account Number in general information details of HRMS employee master and change the GPF Subscription Type from Group-D to Group-A B C in Salary component page of employee Master and send an online request to DPPG, WB for sanction of the accumulated balance with interest for the concerned period. Upon sanction by DPPG WB,Head of Office shall send the copy of sanction accorded by DPPG, WB to AGWB for transfer of accumulated balance in GPF Group-C Account Number.
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Source: Government of West Bengal, Finance Department