Government Of India
Ministry Of Communication & Information Technology
Department Of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi – 110 001
Dated:15th January, 2016
The General secretary,
All India Gramin Dak sevaks Union (AIGDSU)
First Floor, Post Office Building
Padamnagar, Delhi – 110 007
Sub: Implementation of a New Service Discharge Benefit Scheme (SDBS) for the Gramin Dak sevaks – reg.
Please refer your letter No.GDS/77/6/2015 dated 16.10.2015 on the subject cited above.
2. In this context, I am directed to inform you that as far as the provisional pension is concerned, SDBS is operated utilizing the platform of the “NPS-Lite” Scheme of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA). As per Gazette Notification of Pension Fund Regulatory and Development authority (Exits and withdrawals under the National Pension System) Regulations 2015, Copy enclosed there is no provision for provisional pension of any amount, as requested by the union, as far as the matter of non-issuance of PRAN Card and non-settlement of the case is concerned, the matter is being forwarded to PA wing for providing status in the matter.
Assistant Director General (Estt.)