GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-2693
Recovery of dues from a Government servant
2693 . CHAUDHARY MUNABBAR SALEEM
(a) whether Cooperative Societies dues can be recovered from the Death-cum-retirement Gratuity, pension and other retirement benefit of Government servant;
(b) if so, under which rules and conditions; and
(c) if not, the reasons there for?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (SHRI V. NARAYANASAMY)
(a) to (c): In accordance with CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972 “Government dues as ascertained and assessed by the Head of Office which remain outstanding till the date of the retirement of the Government servant, shall be adjusted against the amount of the retirement gratuity or death gratuity becoming payable”. The expression ‘Government dues’ including dues pertaining to Government accommodation, a balance of house building or conveyance or any other advance, overpayment of pay and allowance or leave salary and arrears of income tax-deductible at source under Income Tax Act, 1961. In CCS(Pension) Rules, there is no provision to recover Cooperative Societies dues from Death-cum-retirement Gratuity, pension and other retirement benefits of the Government servant.
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