DoPT issued Clarification regarding rule position for payment of gratuity to the employees covered under New Pension Scheme vide its OM No.7/2/2013-P&PW(F) Dated the 15th October,2013
It is directed to refer to Ministry of Defence OM.No12(15) /2013-D(Civ.II) dated 12.7.2013 & 26.9.2013 on the subject noted above and to say that the provision of CCS(Pension) rules are not applicable to government servants appointed on or after 1.1.2004.
This department is in the process of framing rules on New Pension scheme. The NPS Rules would include the provisions regarding grant of gratuity to the NPS employees. In the meanwhile, pending finalization of NPS Rules, the matter regarding payment of gratuity to NPS beneficiaries has been referred to M/o Finance Response of M/o Finance is awaited.