Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
New Delhi, the 4.2.1986
Subject: Permanent absorption of Central Government employees and employees of the Union Territories in the autonomous bodies of the Union Territories counting of service for pension.
The undersigned is directed to refer to the Department of Personnel & AR‘s (now Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare) O.M. No, 28/10/84-Pension Unit dated 29.8.84 down the provisions for regulating the cases of the Central Government employees going over to a Central autonomous; body or vice-versa for purpose of counting of past service for pension in the new organisation, and to say that certain Union Territory Administrations have sought clarification if the autonomous bodies of the UT’s financed wholly or substantially by the UT Administrations can be treated at par with the autonomous bodies of the Central Government for the purpose of implementing the instructions contain in O.M of 29.8.84 referred to above.
In this context it has also been pointed out by the UT Administrations that there are similarities between the administrations of the UTs and the Central Government extending to the terms and conditions of employment of the staff of the UTs, their scales of pay, then governance by the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 etc. It has, therefore, been urged that the benefit available to the employees of the Central Government when absorbed in autonomous bodies wholly or substantially financed by the Central Government and vice versa for counting of past service for pension, should also be extended to the employee of the UTs when absorbed in the autonomous bodies wholly or substantially financed by the Govts. Of UTs and vice versa.
2. The matter has been examined by this Department in consultation with the Ministry of Finance (Department of Exp.) and the following decisions have been taken:
(a) Central Govt. employees moving to autonomous/statutory bodies of the Union Territory will also get the benefit of O.M. dated 29.8.1984.
(b) Employees of the Union Territory moving to the Central autonomous / statutory bodies or Autonomous / Statutory Bodies of the same Union Territory will also be entitled to the benefit of O.M. dated 29.8.1984.
3. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department are concerned, these order are issued with the concurrence of the C&AG.
Dy. Secretary to the Government of India